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Interview: Shane Vega of AVI-SPL Talks Social Media
Shane Vega, Market Manager for Corporate East in the Control Room Group for AVI-SPL, speaks about the return on investment that social media command centers can have.

Content, With Digital Signage
When it comes to digital signage, the most important aspect is being seen. Content and location are key. Here's what you need to know.

Touch Panels: When to Update, When to Overhaul
Hope Roth of Verrex talks touch panels, and explains when a system needs a fresh update versus when it needs to be put down for good.

TechTalk Official Website Now Open to Public
TechTalk began as an idea to create a community for technology managers, where they can interact, advise, and learn from one another. The new website hopes to augment the goals of the community.

19 Tips for Stable & Secure IP Video Surveillance
Here are a few dos and don’ts that installers should consider when installing IP cameras in their office.

Uniting IT and AV to Leverage Collaborative Technologies
As more AV equipment extends into the network, whether it be videoconferencing equipment, presentation displays, or collaboration tools, the world of AV and IT are becoming mixed. Should we be bringing them together in our companies?

Timing is Everything: Physical Security Information Management (PSIM)
When emergency scenarios occur, 80 percent of the time communication is the biggest problem. Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) helps to solve that problem.

Why Wireless Is the Wild West of Security
Here is a look at the latest in standards and new products in wireless security technology.

LEED Your Company to Greener Pastures
The USGBC created LEED certification as a way to incentivize and help companies reach higher standards in energy efficiency and environmental design. Learn what LEED certification entails and how your company can work toward earning it.

Consumeration of IT can Change Customer and Employee Interaction
IT is becoming a driving force not only in procuring customers, but in keeping top talent as well.

It’s All in Your Head: High Availability and Disaster Recovery Doesn’t Have to be a Headache
Learn how to prepare yourself for data loss without the headache, through utilizing software-based, byte-level replication for high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR).

Whitlock and Partners Keep it Simple, Refine Unified Communication
Panel discussion at Whitlock Convergence Durham turns to collaboration, 4K, BYOD, and simplicity.

The Dos and Don’ts of Writing a Request for Proposal
Writing a request for proposal is the first step to getting a new technology integrated into your enterprise. However, there is no standard for writing them. We spoke with leading integrators to learn what to do and what not to do when writing RFPs.

CIOs Should Allow Employees Freedom with Applications
Employees are beginning to use their own applications and even build their own applications in order to get work done faster and more efficiently. Instead of stifling this creativity, CIOs should allow for employees to help the company out.

Using Video Capture Technology to Simplify Video Conferencing and Collaboration
Given the ubiquity of tablets, it seems like it should be a no-brainer for all video conferencing and boardroom systems to be tablet-ready for both iPad and Android, but most are not.




How do you solve the issue of noise in the open-space work environment? Add more noise.