Yearly Archives: 2018

NSCA Delivers These 14 Services for Integration Firm Members Every Day

Posted on December 3, 2018 in Around the Web ,Industry Discussion by

From tracking cyber and safety regulations that affect their companies to addressing insurance needs and compliance issues, these 14 services are the tip of the iceberg in terms of what NSCA provides to its members every day. The tagline for trade organization for the integration industry NSCA is “Your Voice, Your Business Resource, Your Trusted Advisor.” Members use the many resources and our trustworthy advice on a daily basis. It’s only when they get themselves in a bind do they need to exercise the value […]

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Mike Abernathy of NSCA Talks About Solutions360 Business Accelerator Partner

Posted on October 15, 2018 in Achieve Business Growth ,Industry Discussion ,Solutions360 by

In this week’s video, we speak with Mike Abernathy of the National Systems Contractors Association about the Business Accelerators program. “The NSCA is a community of systems integrators and systems contractors,” says Abernathy. “Our role and our job is to assist members, and help them with day-to-day business issues.” That’s why Solutions360 has partnered with NSCA and the Business Accelerators. Solutions360 is an integral part of the NSCA’s Business Accelerator program, which helps systems integrators address key challenges and shifting business models, according to Abernathy. […]

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NSCA Labor Installation Standards Integrated with Solutions360 Software

Posted on October 1, 2018 in Blog ,Improve Financial Management ,Solutions360 by

A common complaint from integrators is a lack of information to help with job costing. Nobody seems to have enough data in a format that is easily accessible, in order to make well-informed decisions along the course of a project. In June, the NSCA released their updated Labor Installation Standards, providing information which systems integrators can use to assist in the accurate estimation of labor units, one of the biggest factors impacting project profitability or the lack thereof. The new guidelines detail the amount of […]

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Why SVT Sees 15 Percent Year-Over-Year Growth

Posted on August 20, 2018 in Around the Web ,Customer Success Stories by

Josh Shanahan says growth at SVT is due to “symmetry across operations in communications, planning and objectives.” Learn more about what that means. As president of NSCA, one of Josh Shanahan’s primary focuses is on helping other integration firms improve processes and profitability. It’s not surprise, therefore, that at his own company SVT he attributes its recent growth — essentially a 15 percent year-over-year clip — to streamlined process improvements from pre-sales to delivery. Another big driver of SVT’s growth, Shanahan adds, is the “symmetry […]

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Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge to Be 2018 NSCA Pivot to Profit Keynote Speaker

Posted on August 6, 2018 in Blog by

Former US Homeland Security secretary to focus on how integrators can help protect clients in age of increased cybersecurity at NSCA Pivot to Profit. Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will be the keynote speaker at the third annual NSCA Pivot to Profit event on Oct. 23-24 in Atlanta. Ridge, alliantgroup chairman of cybersecurity and technology and 45th Governor of Pennsylvania, will kick off Pivot to Profit 2018 by “sharing his insights on how the industry’s businesses and clients can protect themselves while […]

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NSCA Updates Labor Installation Standards

Posted on July 2, 2018 in Around the Web ,Improve Financial Management ,Industry Discussion by

NSCA, the leading not-for-profit association representing the commercial low-voltage electronic systems industry, has released updated Labor Installation Standard guidelines, providing information that systems integrators can use to accurately estimate labor units – the biggest factor impacting project profitability. As the result of a thorough, months-long peer review by a team of experts from around the country, the new guidelines detail the amount of time it takes to complete project-related tasks, factoring in time spent on material handling, examining drawings/layouts, and equipment installation. The guidelines include labor units […]

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Free Webinar: The Day of Revenue Reckoning is Coming

Posted on May 7, 2018 in Blog ,Change Management ,Industry Discussion by

      Depending on your business and current contract language, new revenue recognition standards may have a significant impact on your business. There are no quick and simple answers, so now is the time to prepare for these upcoming revenue-recognition changes. In this free webinar, learn about the most pertinent questions to ask, and terms you need to communicate to your accounting firms. Sign up Today               Presented by: Brad Dempsey, Solutions360 Brad Dempsey is the founder and […]

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