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D-Tools’ Evolution Comes Full Circle with D-Tools Cloud

D-Tools CEO Randy Stearns describes how the D-Tools Cloud SaaS software solution complements its locally based D-Tools SI platform.

Jason Knott · July 29, 2021

How Unified Communication Platforms Can Help Integrators and Manufacturers Collaborate

Making good use of unified communication platforms is one key way to make sure technicians, manufacturers, and end-users have the best possible integration experience.

CE Pro Editors · July 23, 2021

Can Smart Home Technology ‘Drastically Reduce’ Home Insurance Premiums?

Software aims to educate insurance agents about smart home tech, claiming robotic vacuums and lawnmowers will ‘drastically reduce’ premiums.

Jason Knott · July 22, 2021

Why Communication with Customers Is Pivotal for Integrators Amid Supply Crisis

Integrators who want to keep their projects running smoothly throughout 2021 would be wise to focus more on good customer communication practices.

Zachary Comeau · July 19, 2021

Hiring Integrators in a Hybrid World

Be sure to really understand what the company is looking for when hiring a new employee, including whether experience or adaptability is more desirable for a given job.

CE Pro Editors · July 15, 2021

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EPOS Study Finds Difference of Opinion Concerning Hybrid Workforce

Hybrid and remote work has become the new standard for many businesses, but data from EPOS shows a distinct divide in opinions among respondents.

Robert Archer · July 13, 2021

5 Ways AV Business Leaders Can Help Employees Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Many business leaders understand the importance of employee happiness, but focusing on a few key areas may lead to better results and a more energized workforce.

CE Pro Editors · July 12, 2021

Smart Home Pride Panel Tackles Industry Diversity

Industry leaders challenge the custom installation channel to foster more inclusion for women, minorities and LGBTQ individuals.

Jason Knott · July 08, 2021

5 Tips for Selling ‘Scope’ and Converting More Project Proposals

By focusing more on asking important lifestyle questions and less on selling equipment, integrators can more effectively convert project proposals into sales.

Curt Hayes · July 08, 2021

Breaking Down Current Workplace Vaccine Requirements For Integrators

Now that multiple COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed across North America, integration firms must develop their own policies around workplace vaccinations.

Zachary Comeau · July 07, 2021