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  • Friday, November 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/20/15 08:36 AM,
    Systems integrators are encouraged to apply for NSCA’s 2016 Excellence in Business Awards. Submissions will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2016. Winners will receive one free admission to NSCA’s 18th annual Business & Leadership Conference (a $1,499 value), as well as recognition throughout the year in various NSCA and industry publications. Companies with solid business sense and creative tactics continually beat their competitors to the finish line – whether it’s through successful strategies in fiscal responsibility, marketing, training, or strategic… View this story
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  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/12/15 09:43 AM,
    NSCA announces that entries are being accepted for its second annual Excellence in Product Innovation awards. This recognition program honors products that have a profound impact on systems integrators. Any manufacturer that produces low-voltage products for installation by integrators in the commercial space is eligible for this award. Industry manufacturers may nominate their own products.  One winner will be named in each of the following categories, along with one overall Grand Prize Winner:—Installer-Friendly—Interoperability—Retrofit-Friendly—New Revenue Potential—Recurring Revenue Potential—Ease of Customization Additional… View this story
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  • Tuesday, November 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/03/15 10:54 AM,
    The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) announces the release of a new online tool that saves time, streamlines hiring, identifies current employees with extraordinary technical skills, and finds the best new candidates: the Technical Assessment Tool. Through a series of basic, intermediate, and advanced questions about the industry and technology, this online tool allows integrators to analyze technician and installer proficiency before hiring. The test is completely customizable, allowing users to select which categories to test for each candidate. Examples… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/07/15 08:26 AM,
    The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) has announced that its biennial Cost of Doing Business survey is open for 2015, and encourages integrators to participate. To complete the survey, integrators provide basic information about their company background, staffing levels, and expense data (all of which remains confidential and is processed by a third party). NSCA then works with the third party to compile the data for use in its biennial Financial Analysis of the Industry Report, which integrators can use… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/06/15 12:44 PM,
    Registration is officially open for the NSCA Integration Business Survival Conference & Technology Showcase in Annapolis, MD, on October 22. Information and advice presented at this one-day conference will be based on feedback from NSCA members, as well as the systems integration community, gathered through online surveys and requests for suggestions. The conference kicks off with a panel discussion focused on one of the industry’s biggest challenges: how to combat commoditization of the industry. Led by NSCA executive director Chuck… View this story
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  • Friday, July 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/17/15 09:52 AM,
    The NSCA Board of Directors has elected a new officer to its executive committee, who assumed his role on July 1, 2015. Dave Ferlino, regional operations manager at Whitlock, joins the NSCA Board of Directors executive committee in his new position as secretary. Ferlino joins the following executive committee members who are continuing their positions from last year:—NSCA president: Michael Hester, managing partner for Beacon Communications—NSCA immediate past president: Ingolf de Jong, president and principal partner of General Communications—NSCA vice… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/24/15 07:38 AM,
    NSCA’s Electronic Systems Outlook has been recently updated for Summer 2015, and now includes information based upon actual data from Q1 and Q2 of 2015, as well as forecasted information for the remainder of the year. Free for many NSCA members, and available for purchase starting at $199 to others, this updated report provides the newest, most relevant indicators of new business opportunities for integrators. By tracking new construction starts and renovations across multiple markets in the commercial buildings industry,… View this story
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  • Monday, March 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 03/16/15 05:49 AM,
    NSCA has announced the formation of a Member Advisory Council (MAC), comprised of a group of professionals from within the systems integration industry who can share insights and best practices with NSCA members based upon their real-life experiences. “Our council members help integrators and industry manufacturers face challenges head-on,” says Chuck Wilson, NSCA executive director. “This group offers a combined total of more than 125 years of systems integration experience. “Our members will be able to work with the Member… View this story
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  • Friday, February 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/27/15 02:32 PM,
    NSCA has announced the winners of the first-ever Excellence in Product Innovation awards, a new recognition program for products that have a significant impact on systems integrators. Any manufacturer that produces low-voltage products for installation by integrators in the commercial space was eligible to apply for this award. The awards were announced on February 26 in Tampa, FL, at NSCA’s 17th annual Business & Leadership Conference. One winner was named in each of the following categories, along with an overall… View this story
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  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/25/15 11:36 AM,
    The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) has announced the release of the 2015 Guide to State Licensing, providing the commercial electronic systems industry with a reference guide of state laws governing the installation of low-voltage systems. The 2015 Guide to State Licensing offers an overview of licensing requirements and state code for each U.S. state. The research presented reflects changes in state and administrative statutes through December 2014. “This guide answers many questions we receive from members who want to… View this story
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