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The predicted economic downturn; supply chain issues; and recruiting and keeping technical talent.
SDM spoke with two of our panelists — Joey Rao-Russell and Bryan Cipoletti — about the three biggest issues facing security dealers and integrators today.
A Conversation With Custom Alarm CEO Melissa Brinkman
SDM spoke with Melissa Brinkman about Custom Alarm’s origins, company culture, being a female CEO in the security industry, and much more
A Conversation With Pavion CEO Joe Oliveri
SDM spoke at length with Joe Oliveri in preparation for the Integrator of the Year article. Listen to a portion of that conversation where he talks acquisition strategy and future plans
Why the TMA-AVS-01 Alarm Verification Standard Could Be a Game Changer
Mark McCall serves as director of global operations for Immix, which provides physical security monitoring software for central stations and security operations centers. He’s also chair of TMA's AVS-01 Standards Committee. SDM Senior Editor Rodney Bosch spoke in-depth with McCall about AVS-01, including its technology aspects, the cross section of industries and public service making it all happen, benefits to the public, and much more.
Convergint’s Leadership Role in Creating a More Diverse Industry
Convergint has made it its mission “to become the most equitable and inclusive global service provider by leveraging diverse talent and creating a culture where all colleagues can achieve their maximum potential.” SDM Senior Editor Rodney Bosch spoke with Convergint’s Yaruba Tate, vice president, Inclusion & Diversity (I&D), to learn about the integrator’s work to achieve its lofty goals. In a wide-ranging discussion, we explore how I&D helps serve clients, how these initiatives promote retention and recruiting, and much more, including best practices advice for small- and medium-sized businesses.
3 Top Improving SDM 100 Companies Talk Strategy, Challenges & Successes
SDM Editor Karyn Hodgson spoke with three SDM 100 companies who achieved both double digit growth in RMR in 2021, and moved several spots up the 2022 SDM 100 rankings: Michael Hanlon, vice president of hosted and managed solutions, Allied Universal Technology Services, Santa Ana, Calif. (ranked No. 14); Tim Creenan, CEO of Amherst Alarm Inc., Amherst, N.Y. (ranked No. 51), and Jim Pinto, CEO of Key Security Designs Corp., Orinda, Calif., (ranked No. 89) spoke with SDM about their experiences, challenges and tips for future success in this exclusive podcast