Two integrators share how their conversations with suppliers and clients have changed – and so has the way they do business. Guests include Heather Sidorowicz (SouthTown AV) and Jamie Briesemeister (Integration Controls).
A recap of the panel discussion with integrators and interior designers from the CEDIA Design Build Conference at ISE. Guests include Dean Keyworth, Armstrong Keyworth; Susie Rumbold, Tessuto; plus integrators James Ratcliffe, Homeplay; and Pip Evans, NV Integration.
John Penney, who’s been a strategy officer for some of the biggest names in media, joins Ed and Walt to talk about the myriad changes wrought by the pandemic in content production and delivery, and what that means for integrators.
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Michael Cogbill (Rev2 Consulting) walks us through the latest – and incredibly powerful – camera technologies, including techniques that can screen for fever through facial imagery alone. Why are the challenges? And how can a residential integrator find the opportunities here?
We discuss setting expectations, holding our employees accountable, and driving behavior to performance success as we embrace the new normal of the work-from-home environment, and the shifting protocols that come with working in the client’s home.
Our guest: Courtney Berg, Courtside Consulting: https://www.courtsidehr.com/
Growing segments? Challenges? What’s business like across the globe these days?
Europe – Peter Aylett https://www.hte.design/
India - Manoj Soni, AV Solutions India, AV4U www.av4u.in
Africa - Christiaan Beukes, Sphere Custom http://spherecustom.com/
Middle East - Karim Zaki, Archimedia’s founder and CEO http://www.archimedia-me.com/
Australia - Stuart Robertson, Sound Living www.soundliving.com.au
Industry pros from the EMEA offer their thoughts on what the landscape will look like when the lockdowns end. How will business shift? How can we prepare? Guests include:
Steve Moore, www.smc-uk.com
Wim de Vos, https://www.genesis-tech.eu/es/
Andrew Royall, e-h-t.uk
Ball State Economics Professor Mike Hicks joins us to talk about how the pandemic disruption is affecting the larger economy, small businesses, and what the long-range models look like in this honest, clear-eyed assessment of where we are in early May of 2020.
Leslie Shiner of the Shiner Group talks about cash flow and strategies to keep your business afloat during the pandemic. You’ll learn how to carefully assess issues such managing overhead and “right-sizing” your business for your market – and your comfort level.
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