The difference between MDU projects and home installations
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Aaron Cramer, Director of Operations for Acoustic Architects from his home in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Aaron has been in the CI industry since 2005 and has worked with multiple leading integration firms. He joined Miami based powerhouse integration firm Acoustic Architects in 2011 and currently manages all production including MDU's. Recorded Live on March 21st, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
Choosing a PCNA certified professional
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Chris Subbiondo, CEO for WSC Home Audio Video from his office in Chesapeake, VA. Chris joined the Navy when he was 18 and started in the CI business as a DirectTV Technician in 2003. Chris started WSC in 2011 and is currently a platinum level Control4 dealer and is the 13th person in the United States to obtain PCNA certification. Recorded Live on March 14th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
Benefits of Remote Monitoring and Management:
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing J.B. Fowler, Chief Product Officer for Domotz from his home office in Salt Lake City, UT. J.B. is a CI industry veteran with time spent at Control4 and Luxul to name a few. In J.B.'s current role with Domotz, he is ensuring their hardware and software are meeting the needs of integrators as they aspire to remotely monitor their client's networks to ensure optimal service and operations. Recorded Live on February 28th, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT.
Modernizing the Smart Home Service Channel: the Future of Service in the Industry
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Joey Kolchinsky, Founder and CEO of OneVision Resources from his office in Boston, MA. OneVision is focused on modernizing the smart-home service channel, transforming today’s professional smart-home installer into tomorrow’s Technology Manager for the connected family. Joey leveraged his experience supporting families in the Boston area with their technology needs to develop OneVision’s service platform that is changing the smart home, one service-experience at a time. Recorded Live on February 21st, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
How D-Tools software streamlines project estimation, system design, and project management
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Tim Bigones, CMO of D-Tools coming to us live from his office in Concord, CA. Tim has had a 35 year career within television, publishing, multimedia and internet companies and has been with D-Tools since 2005 in various sales and marketing roles. We discuss Tim's background in multimedia, D-Tools 20th year anniversary and Tim's passion for Rock & Roll. Recorded Live on February 15th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
People, Process, and Technology - the Role of Buying Groups in CI
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Lani Godfrey, South East Region District Manager for Prosource from his home located in Lexington, SC. Lani has spent time during his career with Circuit City, Avad Distribution and a few CI firms. Lani currently manages client and vendor relationships within the Prosource buying group. We discuss ideas around best practices as observed by Lani during his many years in the CI space. Recorded Live on February 7th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.