ESA Youth Scholarship Program Applications Open for 2020

ESA Youth Scholarship Program Applications Open for 2020

ESA is now accepting entries to its 2020 ESA Youth Scholarship Program — a philanthropic endeavor that aims to support the futures of children of first responders. The national-level ESA scholarship will award $7,500 for first place and $2,500 for...
DIY and MIY: How #ProSecurity Sales Teams Can Win

DIY and MIY: How #ProSecurity Sales Teams Can Win

By Gretchen Gordon The security industry has been notoriously stable – with growing revenues, continued marketplace penetration, numerous capital resources for growth and opportunities for wealth accumulation by company owners. Not even the great recession of 2007-2009 derailed many industry businesses.   But time marches on, and, in the words of Bob Dylan, “times they are a changin’.”   Two trends are now threatening the...
What Integrators Can Learn from the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral Fire

What Integrators Can Learn from the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral Fire

A sole reliance on onsite monitoring was a key factor in the improper response to the alarms at the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, allowing the fire time to spread and cause irreversible damage to the historic structure. Father-daughter pair Tim...
Old Dogs, New Tech: Scientists Interface Pets with PERs

Old Dogs, New Tech: Scientists Interface Pets with PERs

[embed]https://youtu.be/I3vqM613rPw[/embed] “We can now imagine a system where the dog is a sensor,” says Melody Jackson, founder and director of the FIDO project at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Jackson, who has a doctorate in computer science, leads a team...
2019 Executive Strategic Partners Show Industry Support through ESA Program

2019 Executive Strategic Partners Show Industry Support through ESA Program

ESA is proud to recognize the distinguished group of companies supporting the industry in 2019 through its Executive Strategic Partnership program. “This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant...
ESA Member Companies Sweep SAMMY Awards

ESA Member Companies Sweep SAMMY Awards

ESA member companies won four out of six Installer and Installation awards and filled 12 of the 15 runner-up spots in these categories in the 24th Annual SAMMY Awards. The SAMMY Awards, organized and operated by the widely read technology...
Will Lack of Commitment Kill Your Business?

Will Lack of Commitment Kill Your Business?

Commitment for our purposes means the willingness to do whatever is necessary, within ethical boundaries, to be successful in sales. It means they will change, grow and adapt based on the circumstances. It combines the concepts of possessing strong determination...
A New Cyber Landscape

A New Cyber Landscape

In an ever-evolving world of technology, it seems we are always one step-behind. Just as the iPhone X was coming out, I was upgrading to a 7S.  A new app came out that helps you manage your expenses.  Meanwhile I think...
Do People See You As A ‘Positive Disruptor’ Or Just Disruptive?

Do People See You As A ‘Positive Disruptor’ Or Just Disruptive?

By Mark Murphy The biggest-name CEOs usually have reputations as disruptors; think Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Sara Blakely, and more. But when you’ve invented a smartphone or an electric car or slimming underwear, you don’t need to worry...
Electronic Security Association and Security Industry Association Announce Coordination on Workforce Development Strategies

Electronic Security Association and Security Industry Association Announce Coordination on Workforce Development Strategies

(March 5, Irving, TX) – The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are collaborating on a joint strategy to help their members identify, recruit and retain qualified employees for a variety of professional roles within manufacturer...

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