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Case Study: How Solutions360 helps SVT make better business decisions

Posted on June 28, 2017 in Achieve Business Growth ,Blog ,Improve Financial Management ,Increase Project Profitability by
Case Study: How Solutions360 helps SVT make better business decisions

Roman Burchart remembers the days when project costing at SVT was time-consuming and rife with tedium and murkiness. “We had very limited visibility into our actual project costing,” says Burchart, the Chief Operating

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Lean Methodologies for Integrators

Posted on November 22, 2016 in Blog ,Increase Project Profitability by
Lean Methodologies for Integrators

Lean is not just for manufacturers anymore, it’s an important concept for integration companies to start thinking about. Lean Methodologies bring together thinking about the delivery of customer value within the …

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What is Business Process Management?

Posted on August 14, 2017 in Blog by
What is Business Process Management?

Business Process Management (BPM) represents an evolution in business thinking that provides companies of all sizes with the transparency, insight and agility to take the competitive lead. It’s such an important element of business automation that companies spent $6.96 Billion on BPM in 2016, according to research from MarketsandMarkets.  The BPM market has a forecasted CAGR of 14.2% for the next five years, and is expected to reach $13.52 Billion by 2021.  Demand for software and services is increasing rapidly as businesses face the challenge […]

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The Value of an Organization’s Vision

Posted on August 7, 2017 in Blog by
The Value of an Organization’s Vision

  How important to a company is a shared vision — one that resonates with every person in the organization and is felt by every client? Let’s find out by looking at the typical progression and growth of an audiovisual integration company. Many AV integration companies (and many companies in other industries, too) start small, with three to five people filling a multitude of roles and performing many tasks. These roles and responsibilities often overlap, so the founding members understand one another’s jobs and probably […]

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Ships: Why integrators should learn from one another

Posted on July 31, 2017 in Blog by
A Rising Tide Lifts All Ships: Why integrators should learn from one another

By Chuck Wilson, NSCA June 29, 2017 Whether it’s after an annual Business & Leadership Conference, or after a conversation with a member, it’s easy to catch the buzz of the integration space and think about how bright the future looks.  One takeaway I constantly experience is the power of our industry as a whole.  In a small industry like ours, it is sometimes natural instinct to be protective of what we do.  A lot of us believe that we have some type of “secret […]

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What’s With All the Mergers & Acquisitions?

Posted on July 24, 2017 in Blog by
What’s With All the Mergers & Acquisitions?

July 7, 2017 Ari Fuchs With all the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) afoot in the AV integration industry, how can integrators make sense of their own potential? During my two days at InfoComm, I had the pleasure of meeting with several industry rock stars representing a wide cross-section of the AV hardware, software and integration markets. While the discussions were wide-ranging, the question that was raised most frequently was “what is behind the incredible level of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) lately?” Most industry participants I […]

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NSCA Members Now Have Access to New Business Accelerators

Posted on June 30, 2017 in Achieve Business Growth ,Blog ,Industry Discussion by
NSCA Members Now Have Access to New Business Accelerators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leah Grout Garris 319-430-4784 lgarris[at]nsca.org NSCA Members Now Have Access to New Business Accelerators Professional services, discounts, and other offerings accelerate integration businesses CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, June 30, 2017 — NSCA is excited to announce a suite of professional services, discounts, and offerings to help integrators and manufacturers conduct business cost effectively and efficiently. NSCA Business Accelerators include: alliantgroup, to help integrators take advantage of available tax credits, reduce pending and past tax liability, and receive cash for work-related activities Avis/Budget, to […]

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How Spinitar’s Self-Directed Teams and ‘Family’ Culture Helped It Reach $60M

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Achieve Business Growth ,Blog ,Industry Discussion ,Solutions 360 by
How Spinitar’s Self-Directed Teams and ‘Family’ Culture Helped It Reach $60M

Through a name change, new philosophy and even a recession, Spinitar has grown to a $60 million company that shows unmatched loyalty to its employees, builds unique project teams and even works with competitors May 24, 2017 D. Craig MacCormack Commercial Integrator Magazine Click here to read the full article You’ve probably never heard of Presentation Products, Inc., but it’s a company with more than a 30-year history of installing and integrating some of the most progressive AV systems in the industry — and of treating […]

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