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Rick Allan of VTI Security on their Partnership with Solutions360

Posted on February 18, 2019 in Blog ,Customer Success Stories ,Q360 by
Rick Allan of VTI Security on their Partnership with Solutions360

On this edition of Clear Talk, Tofiq Indawala talks with Rick Allan, CTO at VTI Security. VTI Security is a national systems integrator that is based in the Midwest. The company integrates security systems, camera systems and access control systems, and provides solutions to its customers. Prior to Q360, VTI Security was using a combination of six solutions to run the business. “It was all pieced together,” says Allan. “We had to work through VARS, or resellers of the software and not directly with the […]

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We Put Ourselves in Our Customers’ Shoes

Posted on February 11, 2019 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Solutions360 by
We Put Ourselves in Our Customers’ Shoes

Best practices for integrators preparing for an ERP implementation is a common topic on our blog. We focus on this topic, because almost nobody talks about ERP implementations as going smoothly. In fact, Q360 customers widely acknowledge the importance of employee engagement and leadership buy-in for successful implementations. But integrators are only half of the equation in an implementation – the other half is the Solutions360 team. In this week’s video, Brad Dempsey, CEO, and Roman Burchart, VP of Operations, talk about an exciting new […]

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Are Your Revenues Increasing, But Not Your Profits?

Posted on January 28, 2019 in Improve Profitability ,Increase Project Profitability ,Q360 by
Are Your Revenues Increasing, But Not Your Profits?

If the 9th Annual Integration Business Outlook  presented by CI and NSCA is any indication, integrators will be focused on increasing profitability in 2019. Some of the biggest takeaways of the CI 2019 State of the Industry report are that business is good, revenues are climbing and integration firms are growing. But what does ‘growing’ really mean? Because when you take a closer look at the numbers, the industry is simultaneously suffering from a profitability problem. Really, this comes as no surprise. Margins on hardware […]

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Managing Growth

Posted on January 21, 2019 in Change Management ,Industry Discussion by
Managing Growth

In the face of increasing complexity, managing growth is a top priority for systems integrators The systems integration industry has become increasingly complex. Twenty years ago you didn’t have to focus on business processes in order to be successful, but you do today. “We have evolved beyond the days of three guys in a van,” says Brad Malone. “But the AV industry is full of integrators that started out this way.” Successful integrators are adapting to this new reality, but managing growth is not always […]

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How to Monitor Project Profitability with Q360

Posted on November 26, 2018 in Blog ,Improve Profitability ,Q360 by
How to Monitor Project Profitability with Q360

In this edition of Clear Talk, Tofiq Indawala shows us how to monitor project profitability in Q360. First of all, who needs to look at project profitability data? Typically, the accounting team, executives, as well as the sales team and account managers need to tap into projects and check their progress along the way. But, the most frequent users of this data are project managers, who have to control the project from a cost perspective and make sure everything stays on track financially. All access […]

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Lone Star Enhances the Customer Experience with a Focus on Process

Posted on November 19, 2018 in Customer Success Stories ,Industry Discussion ,Q360 by
Lone Star Enhances the Customer Experience with a Focus on Process

Increasing complexity in the AV industry is driving integrators to look at process A focus on process has not always been necessary for success, but it has long been a priority at Lone Star Communications. Ray Bailey, CEO, and Patt Bowles, Chief Customer Experience Officer, share their thoughts on the company’s attention to process and how this drives customer satisfaction. Lone Star has been ISO 9001 certified for 15 years, which is a rare achievement for an integrator. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is based on […]

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Lone Star Communications Manages Growth with Solutions360

Posted on November 13, 2018 in Customer Success Stories ,Q360 by
Lone Star Communications Manages Growth with Solutions360

Client Profile Lone Star Communications, a leader in the life safety industry, opened its doors in 1991. For over a quarter century, the company has served the Texas healthcare and K-12 education markets. In 2016, Lone Star acquired Houston-based Halco Life Safety Systems, followed by Arkansas- and Louisiana-based ArCom Systems in 2018. It is no secret that the AV industry is ripe for consolidation. Ray Bailey, CEO at Lone Star Communications, recently shared his thoughts about how Solutions360 fits within his plans to expand into new […]

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