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Why Investors Like What They See in Security

Publicly-traded security companies, and the industry as a whole, sustained positive performance throughout 2013. Drivers included higher than expected uptake in residential interactive systems, video surveillance’s…


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As it is in most situations — particularly your business — procrastination is the enemy. By Scott Goldfine · October 31, 2013

While the financial impact to the security industry cannot be entirely known, integrators, manufacturers and other stakeholders report widespread repercussions from the 16-day shutdown of the United States government in October. Yet even with the budget impasse averted, tensions continue to mount partly over the potential for lawmakers to become deadlocked again early next year. By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2013

Building a brand for your business requires a comprehensive, carefully orchestrated and consistent approach. It’s a lot of work but pays off big time. So rethink how you stimulate demand by engaging your entire team in developing a differentiated convergence brand in your market. By Paul Boucherle · October 31, 2013

To avoid attrition, it is imperative for electronic security contractors to develop a plan to address the problem before it occurs, not after. Ken Kirschenbaum · October 30, 2013

AlarmBiller of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, offers a Web-based management software solution designed to help dealers streamline invoicing, payment processing, work order management and create quotes. SSI Staff · October 22, 2013

Guest writer Judge Ruth Kraft, and employment law expert at Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, discusses whether it’s wise for security alarm company owners to treat the same worker as both a W2 employee and a 1099 independent contractor. October 20, 2013

Guest writer Judge Ruth Kraft, an employment law expert at Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, offers five tips to help managers discuss difficult subject matters with employees. October 16, 2013

Insights to what makes a security integrator a hero in the eyes of end users. By Scott Goldfine · September 30, 2013

Beware if you aren't asking what makes your company relevant. September 30, 2013

It’s been said that success in just about any role in any profession requires a certain degree of salesmanship. In security convergence, it’s all about delivering solutions to the true decision makers. Find out how the wisdom of a millennia-old “thorny” tale holds relevance for us today. By Paul Boucherle · September 30, 2013




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