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Rodney Bosch, Senior Editor

Although Bosch’s name is quite familiar to those in the security industry, his previous experience has been in daily newspaper journalism. Prior to joining SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION in 2006, he spent 15 years with the Los Angeles Times, where he performed a wide assortment of editorial responsibilities, including feature and metro department assignments as well as content producing for latimes.com. Bosch is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mass Communication & Journalism. In 2007, he successfully completed the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s National Training School coursework to become a Certified Level I Alarm Technician.

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Rodney Bosch's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Case of the Missing Yard Signs: Brinks Makes Good on Technician’s Disregard

Case of the Missing Yard Signs: Brinks Makes Good on Technician’s Disregard

A technician for a Brinks authorized dealer inexplicably jettisons a pair of yard signs at a customer’s residence, but all’s well that ends well.

Read: Why Employing More Women in Leadership Roles Drives Innovation

Why Employing More Women in Leadership Roles Drives Innovation

Research shows a statistically significant relationship between management diversity and innovation, as companies with higher levels of gender diversity achieve more revenue from new products and services.

Read: Are Mass Video Surveillance Privacy Concerns Easing Amid Virtues?

Are Mass Video Surveillance Privacy Concerns Easing Amid Virtues?

Our planet is essentially under surveillance around the clock with security cameras, satellites, drones and more. Privacy concerns are undeniable, but all those imaging technologies are having a positive effect too.

Read: Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

For installing security contractors looking to add cybersecurity services to their portfolios, cyber conferences can be a great start.

Read: Michael Flink Quietly Moves Into David Paja’s Role as Honeywell Security & Fire President

Michael Flink Quietly Moves Into David Paja’s Role as Honeywell Security & Fire President

Flink, who most recently served as ADI’s global president, replaces Paja who has taken another position outside of the security industry.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: UTC to Become Aerospace Pure Play With Plan to Split Into 3 Companies

UTC to Become Aerospace Pure Play With Plan to Split Into 3 Companies

The Climate, Controls & Security (CCS) unit will be renamed Carrier and spun off, as UTC explores divesting its fire and security business.

Read: Homebuilders Dish on Smart Homes at Schneider Electric Innovation Summit

Homebuilders Dish on Smart Homes at Schneider Electric Innovation Summit

Key topics discussed by KB Home and DR Horton execs can inform security dealers about their own strategic efforts to succeed in the connected home market.

Read: U.S. Housing Starts Rally in October Amid Rebound in Multifamily Units

U.S. Housing Starts Rally in October Amid Rebound in Multifamily Units

Despite an overall uptick in the housing market, construction of single-family homes declined for a second straight month.

Read: UTC Selects Bidders for $3B Sale of Chubb Fire & Security, Report Says

UTC Selects Bidders for $3B Sale of Chubb Fire & Security, Report Says

Anonymous sources told Bloomberg UTC has received offers from Apax Partners and PAI Partners, as well as a joint bid from Eurazeo SE and Rhone Capital.

Read: Schneider Electric Launches Initiative to Incubate Bold Ideas, Innovations

Schneider Electric Launches Initiative to Incubate Bold Ideas, Innovations

Schneider Electric Ventures is geared toward nurturing tomorrow’s transformational and disruptive innovations with funding, incubation and partnerships.

Read: Alarm.com Reports Q3 Results, Beats Earnings and Revenues Estimates

Alarm.com Reports Q3 Results, Beats Earnings and Revenues Estimates

SaaS and license revenue in the quarter was $74.3 million, up 20% from $61.9 million in the same period in 2017.

Read: SAFE Security Acquired by AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah

SAFE Security Acquired by AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, SAFE Security will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of the motor club affiliate.

Read: Telular Acquired by Electronic Instruments Maker AMETEK for $525M

Telular Acquired by Electronic Instruments Maker AMETEK for $525M

The Telguard parent company will become part of the AMETEK Electronic Instruments Group, with plans to be expanded internationally.

Read: Vivint Parent Company APX Group Holdings Reports Q3 Net Loss

Vivint Parent Company APX Group Holdings Reports Q3 Net Loss

Vivint finished the summer selling season with a 19% year-over-year gain in its direct-to-home sales channel, along with recurring revenue gains.

Read: Alarm.com Video Analytics Service Integrates With Existing Cameras

Alarm.com Video Analytics Service Integrates With Existing Cameras

The new video analytics program leverages Alarm.com’s most popular indoor and outdoor cameras, negating the need for dealers to sell new hardware.

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