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Why Are Standards Important, and How Do We Get Our People to Follow Them?

When we follow standards, it allows us to establish, measure and assure a certain level of quality, and predictability, to our clients and to one another. These days, many people have a hard time understanding why some people don’t seem … Read More

Learn How to Use New Tech Tools to Solve Problems More Effectively at NSCA BLC 2020

At NSCA BLC 2020, Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg will talk about using innovation to bring new ideas to life & how to use modern tech to make better decisions.   by D. Craig MacCormack Artificial intelligence, 5G, virtual reality and machine learning … Read More

A Lesson from Hank Aaron about Process

  Hank Aaron followed a process during every at-bat This is a guest blog post, by Chris Peterson, Principal at Vector Firm Hank Aaron was one of the greatest baseball players of all time.  He holds the all-time record for … Read More

A Focus on Quality Will Impact Success in Your Integration Business

There are four ways to measure work in your integration business Quantity First are measures of output, starting with Quantity: how much work was produced.  You can usually identify and report the number of units, pounds, or other output measures, … Read More

Would You Rather Increase Revenue, or Reduce Costs?

It takes about $100 of revenue to add $10 of profit, but it only takes $10 of cost savings to add $10 of profit. So, would you rather increase revenue, or reduce costs? Sales Executives generally think their role is … Read More

Top 5 Benefits of Selling As-A-Service through Financing

Our partners at GreatAmerica Financial Services commissioned a 3rd party research firm to conduct a survey with 194 C-level partners at MSPs and UC Solution Providers. While a variety of information was collected, perhaps some of the most notable is what … Read More

Thank You for Visiting Solutions360 at InfoComm 19!

      It was the 10th year for Solutions360 at InfoComm 19, and another record week in Orlando!             With the championship looming, it was a tough week for our team to be away … Read More

Revenue vs. Growth

We’re growing, but what does that really mean? We have heard so much over the past five or ten years about the concept of growth. Everybody talks about it, but does anybody really knows what it means? What does growth … Read More

How Big Is Your Inventory Graveyard?

Integrators almost always end up with extra inventory on every project. Sometimes the client changes their mind, sometimes product is over-ordered, and sometimes there is just a mistake but it’s too costly to return to the vendor. Whatever the scenario, … Read More

Why SVT Sees 15 Percent Year-Over-Year Growth

Josh Shanahan says growth at SVT is due to, “Symmetry across operations in communications, planning and objectives.” 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, … Read More