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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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Genesis Integration Harnessed the Power of Data with Q360 PSA Software

Posted on February 12, 2018 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
Genesis Integration Harnessed the Power of Data with Q360 PSA Software

Big Data is on everyone’s lips as both a challenge and an opportunity for 2018, with a promise that increased information will allow us to yield valuable insights and make better business decisions. Organizations that manage to make sense of their data, and use it to make informed business decisions are gaining competitive advantage. We spoke with Kelly McCarthy, President at Genesis Integration about this trend, and its impact on technology integrators. “With Q360, the amount of data available to us grew considerably, and our […]

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5 Best Practices from AVI Systems for a Successful ERP Implementation

Posted on January 15, 2018 in Blog ,Customer Success Stories by
5 Best Practices from AVI Systems for a Successful ERP Implementation

  Preparation and organization were keys to AVI’s successful Q360 implementation       Anyone who has ever experienced an ERP implementation, will tell you there is nothing ‘easy’ about it. But according to Kendra Lettau, Process Management Architect at AVI System, there is much that can be done to make an ERP implementation run smoothly. AVI Systems went live with Q360 in September, 2015. A little more than two years later, the company can look back and point to some best practices that helped […]

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Q360 Drives Business Transformation at Adtech Systems

Posted on September 18, 2017 in Blog ,Customer Success Stories by
Q360 Drives Business Transformation at Adtech Systems

Client Profile Adtech Systems opened its doors in 1988 as a projector reseller. Over the years, the company has evolved to become one of the premiere professional audio/visual integrators in New England. Today, Adtech has 170 employees, and operates across three states, serving some of the largest organizations in the region. In March 2015, two local entrepreneurs – Dustin Campbell and Philip Muscatello – purchased a majority interest in Adtech Systems. Dustin and Phil have extensive backgrounds in business operations and management across a variety […]

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Operations in the Summer Months

Posted on August 19, 2019 in Around the Web ,Blog by
Operations in the Summer Months

by Mike Abernathy Getting Back to Basics On a daily basis at NSCA, I chat with integrators about being more efficient. Increasing efficiency leads to more time being available, higher levels of profitability and happier customers (assuming, of course, that quality isn’t sacrificed for efficiency). Integrators often ask us how they can increase profits without adding dollars to the top line. We frequently hear this question: “Our sales are growing, but our profits are not. Now what?” This problem is nothing new; in fact, we’ve […]

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Solutions360 and D-Tools Create the Foundation for Outstanding Customer Experiences

Posted on August 12, 2019 in Achieve Business Growth ,Automate Operations ,Blog ,Solutions360 by
Solutions360 and D-Tools Create the Foundation for Outstanding Customer Experiences

Solutions360 and D-Tools share a common vision to help integrators increase productivity, efficiency and standardization. From the first interaction with a new customer to the final service touch point, you want the design and engineering experience to be seamless and impressive. But using disparate systems and tools can make that a challenge. We’ve got good news: There’s an answer! Announcing the D-Tools and Solutions360 integration “We are very excited about the integration,” says Tofiq Indawala. “Our customers handle a lot of functions in Q360 including […]

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MSP Summer School: Writing Great Process Documentation

Posted on August 5, 2019 in Around the Web ,Automate Operations ,Industry Discussion by
MSP Summer School: Writing Great Process Documentation

This summer, we’re taking it back to school. Documentation Summer School, that is. This is where those who are still near the beginning of their documentation journey can explore some of the fundamentals of creating great documentation, and a documentation culture. Some of this will be older material that’s still awesome, but there will also be new pieces designed to fill in the gaps of our previous work on the subject of mastering IT documentation. The best thing about summer school is that it’s casual. Drop […]

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How Do You Get Your Sales Team to Sell as-a-Service?

Posted on July 29, 2019 in Change Management ,Industry Discussion by
How Do You Get Your Sales Team to Sell as-a-Service?

There has been a lot of discussion in the integration industry about the need to develop services revenue, and embrace new business models, in order to remain relevant. At InfoComm, Chad Sowers, Director of Business Development at GreatAmerica Financial Services stopped by our booth to talk about some of the stumbling blocks that he sees integrators experiencing. “There will be challenges as integrators make that transition into managed services, or hardware-as-a-service, AV-as-a-service, or any new business models,” Sowers reports. “One of the biggest stumbling blocks […]

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Solutions360 President Working with Canadian Universities on AI Solutions for AV Companies

Posted on July 22, 2019 in Around the Web ,Automate Operations ,Solutions360 by
Solutions360 President Working with Canadian Universities on AI Solutions for AV Companies

Solutions360 President Brad Dempsey targeting InfoComm 2020 for launch of prototype of artificial intelligence solution aimed at low-voltage contractors. By D. Craig MacCormack Solutions360 president and founder Brad Dempsey is singing a familiar refrain when it comes to the implementation of artificial intelligence in pro AV, but how many in the industry are listening? Dempsey said at InfoComm 2018 he expects AI and voice control to play prominent roles for pro AV firms by next year, but he knows it’ll take some convincing to get many others […]

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Spinitar Achieves Sustainable Growth with Solutions360

Posted on July 15, 2019 in Achieve Business Growth ,Customer Success Stories ,Q360 ,Solutions360 by
Spinitar Achieves Sustainable Growth with Solutions360

At Solutions360, we build the tools that enable integrators to achieve sustainable growth, and manage that growth over the long term.  We view Q360 as the data hub of the business, and our unified software helps integrators gain increased visibility to their data. Spinitar is a long-time customer of Solutions360, and has been using Q360 for about eight years. Over this time, Spinitar has achieved sustainable and predictable growth. Our CEO, Brad Dempsey, recently sat down with David Taccone, CFO at Spinitar, to discuss how […]

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Metrics and KPIs Should Drive the Right Behavior

Posted on July 8, 2019 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Industry Discussion by
Metrics and KPIs Should Drive the Right Behavior

First, you have to determine, the performance or the behavior you want. Only then can you determine how to measure that performance. This week, Brad Dempsey and Brad Malone, or as we like to call them, The Brad Show, discusses what kind of KPIs integrators should track, and how to use those KPIs to manage accountability. If we look at the typical integration project, the two worst metrics are also the most commonly tracked –  Are you on time and on budget? This is a […]

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