CEC, a systems and technology integrator, announced that its Business Technology Conference (BTC) will celebrate its 10th anniversary on October 11, 2016, in Coralville, Iowa, with innovator, Nicholas Webb as keynote.
I have just wrapped up what I call the “Spring Fling.” It is that time of year between late February and early May when it’s week after week of industry and vendor conferences. The days are long, the nights are late and if you aren’t careful you are sure to put on a lot of weight.
In the last installment of this column, “Who Owns the Customer in a Cloud Model?” (www.SDMmag.com/who-owns-customer-in-cloud-model), I described posing a question to a group of attendees at a cloud partners conference about who owns the client in the cloud — meaning which person and/or organization is strategically invested in assessing a client’s needs, delivering on them, and assuring their success based on their investment.
Recently I attended the Cloud Partners Conference in Boston. It was at this conference that I locked horns with some cloud application providers, distribution and other solution providers over a question that I asked.
With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.