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2017 CI: State of the Industry Report
Market optimism exudes from CI’s annual survey but it’s muddied by a steady stream of disappearing firms. As we enter 2017, the integration market is about the choice between exiting and committing to move forward.

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2017 CI: State of the Industry Report
Market optimism exudes from CI’s annual survey but it’s muddied by a steady stream of disappearing firms. As we enter 2017, the integration market is about the choice between exiting and committing to move forward.

Survey: Contribute to CI’s State of the Industry Report
Take just a minute to help CI take the industry's pulse and participate in research for our annual State of the Industry Report to come in 2017.

8 Apps Engineers Can’t Live Without
Crestron App, Skype for Business and Microsoft OneNote are just a few apps designers, engineers and programmers depend on during projects in order to do their jobs best.

Inside the Mind of the Church Tech Director
Research offers valuable insight into how house of worship technology purchasing decisions are made.

Proof that Disengaged Employees Are Dangerous to Your Business
According to a study conducted by PSNI, there is a huge threat to businesses when employees are disengaged, even by a small percentage.

InfoComm Study Unveils What Matters Most to Health Care End Users
InfoComm's Vertical Markets End-User Perspective Studies shed light on health care trends integrators want to know about.

Stat Round Up: The Data Behind CI Industry Leader Success
A look at a few stand-out data points from our 2016 CI Industry Leader coverage.

The Data Says It All: Here’s What Matters Most to Hospitality End-Users
A small but revealing sample of findings in InfoComm's Vertical Markets End-User Perspective Studies sheds light on hospitality trends.

The Ugly Truth About Employee Engagement and How to Fix It
With a recent study conducted by Steelcase revealing that 70 percent of employees are disengaged, workplaces need to evolve as their employees evolve, and this means straying away from some traditional workplace designs.

3-D Movie Fans, Here’s a Reason Not to Wear Your Glasses
Although not yet market-ready, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) researches are confident the technology will provide movie theaters with a no-glasses 3-D alternative.



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Great article, Tom!
Sensory is a great company with smart leaders!

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Phil, you are making an important position. 

This industry is too much about dazzling customers…

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“Our industry is about creating wonder and experiences. We’ve become a strategic asset, but IT was…

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