Any project a systems integrator takes on should present a win-win situation for both their business and that of their client’s. Only through growing the integrator’s expertise, profits and additional market opportunities, and enhancing the safety and security as well as operational efficiencies of the customer, are these ends achieved. Many elements must be considered.
By Paul Boucherle · September 03, 2013
What is the best way to transition into an IP-centric integrator? Find out in the latest Smart Business Tips video!
August 13, 2013
New converged technologies, service capabilities and higher end-user sophistication with higher expectations have changed the dynamics of project bidding and awarding. Learn how to effectively play and win in today’s more complex security integration game.
By Paul Boucherle · July 31, 2013
As organizations implement bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, which enable employees to use their personal devices for work activities, systems integrators will be increasingly thrown into the BYOD fray as they seize opportunities to provide technologies and consultative services to end customers.
By Rodney Bosch · July 02, 2013
The skill and will to communicate more effectively separates the great systems integrators from those that are merely good. Learn problem warning signs and corrective measures.
By Paul Boucherle · July 01, 2013
The electronic security industry continues to soar beyond its hardware-based legacy into the new world of software-centric solutions. Find out how the four main areas of technology are interacting today, and why mobile apps are becoming the apple of security professionals’ eyes.
By Paul Boucherle · June 02, 2013
Professionals and academics within and outside the electronic security industry have come to rely on the wealth of market data served up annually in SSI’s Gold Book edition. Scratching beneath the surface lends further insights on business improvement and emerging technology adoption.
By Paul Boucherle · April 30, 2013
Paul Boucherle explains this newly created acronym in his latest blog.
Paul Boucherle · April 24, 2013
While there has been much buzz of late about opportunities for security integrators to tap into the emerging area of Big Data, new global research by Cisco indicates IT professionals and businesses themselves are struggling to get their arms fully around the concept. The Cisco Connected World Technology Report (CCWTR) surveyed 1,800 IT professionals across 18 countries to examine the IT readiness, challenges, technology gaps and strategic value of implementing Big Data projects.
By Rodney Bosch · April 02, 2013
Fortunately for both security integrators and their end-user customers, technology providers are collaborating like never before to bring amazing capabilities into the marketplace. At the top of that list is video analytics, which is finally working out the bugs, kinks and false alarms to deliver on its extremely high potential.
By Paul Boucherle · April 02, 2013