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Purchase the Perfect Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) System
To build a PSIM system you need to tailor it to your company's specific needs. It all depends on what types of security systems you have in place already. More than that, processes and checks and balance systems can also be tied into a PSIM system. Before you purchase one of your own, you want to know what a PSIM system is capable of. That way you can build the perfect solution for your company.

Cutting The Cord: Outfitting Employees For Mobility
A growing number of companies are using mobility to boost their agility, productivity, and job satisfaction. You must empower your employees for successful mobile usage.

Beware and Barricade Cyber Barbarians at the Gate
For security integrators and customers who don’t think cybersecurity’s their business, think again.

Social Media’s Impact on PSIM, Mass Notification
Physical security information management (PSIM) and facial recognition technology will soon rely on social media to help improve safety and security.

Conference Center Sees Future-Proof AV Upgrade
When the Clarence Brown Conference Center decided to upgrade their AV system, they called on AGT to use Crestron technology and increase their collaborative abilities.

Supporting a Millennial Workforce with Touch Technology
The Millennial workforce is slowly taking over, and studies suggest that by 2025 Millennials will comprise a majority of the workforce. However, Millennials have a very different view of what the workplace should look like than their predecessors. Growing up with technology, it stands to reason that millennials expect and seek out technology in the workplace. Gaining the best Millennial talent means installing necessary technology, including touch screen capabilities.

Budgets, Buy-in Hot Topics at 2015 Diebold Security Symposium
Diebold hosts 75 end users to discuss cybersecurity, cloud surveillance and inter-departmental communication.

Government Agencies Reluctant to Incorporate BYOD
Bring your own device (BYOD) policies have been utilized more and more often in the private sector. Government agencies, however, have been more reluctant to incorporate such practices. They state that security is a large concern. What does this mean for the corporate tech decision maker?

Local Bank Completes Secure and Quick Extension of LAN/WAN
With the help of On-Line Communications, Fluidmesh, D+H, and Business Solutions Enterprises, Metuchen Savings Bank in New Jersey was able to upgrade from their outdated laser system in order to extend LAN/WAN between the branch and two administration buildings.

How to Use the “Value on Investment” Formula to Determine a Technology’s ROI
Synergy Media Group CEO Bill McIntosh demonstrates how the "value on investment" formula can better determine the ROI of a technology.

There’s More To Fast Transactions Than Mobile Payments
Mobile payments can make for a quick checkout experience, but that’s just the beginning of the potential this technology stands to deliver businesses — across industries. By leveraging additional marketing features of mobile payments, businesses can optimize existing efforts, and potentially, identify better methods of executing them.

Screen Innovations Recruited by NASA for Space Station Project
NASA wished to add a projection screen to the International Space Station. The problem was that no existing technology fit the limited space with enough flexibility to be added to the ISS. They reached out to Screen Innovations to create a custom screen to add to the ISS technological catalog.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Adds Audio to Complement Art and Events
Due to restrictions about preserving the art in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, installing permanent audio was not a possibility. Recently, the museum decided to come up with a new solution for their audio needs, utilizing Bose L1 speakers and audio receivers to create the perfect system.

Energy Company Installs Brand New Whiteboard Technology
When the wife of an employee that works for SMART Technologies first heard about kapp, she introduced the product to her husband. Immediately he saw the benefit for collaboration and presentation in the product. After showing kapp to Tarpon’s General Manager, the company procured their first system.

Security Lessons from the Anthem Data Breach
With companies transitioning documents to digital, it’s important to keep that information secure. We can learn a lot from data breaches that have already occurred.

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