Welcoming Todd Beam to the Team As the Director of Project Management.

As head of our PMO, Todd will oversee a rapidly growing volume of projects. Todd is an industry veteran with 25 years of experience in Project Management, technology, and design, specifically in large scale global AVL installations. Starting his career in theme parks, Todd has been an integral part of the design and integration of theme park entertainment. His projects include LED projects at NBC Grill and Brew at Universal CityWalk, the Florida Hospital Injector at Daytona Speedway, and video menu boards for all Disney Parks and Resorts. Todd has also been a part of the AV design and integration of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle, and Cobra’s Curse at Busch Gardens. […]

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Announcing Strategic Partnership with Octavius RE

Systems Innovation by LMG delighted to announce a partnership with Emma Bigg, an AV installation expert and founder of Octavius RE. Bigg, an industry veteran in the United Kingdom, has experience in sales, design, and project management. With 21 years of AV industry experience, Bigg has held roles in a variety of sectors ranging from live music and events to developing a successful fixed installation division for a major vendor. Her forte is relationship management, working closely with clients to help create well-designed, productive solutions. Octavius RE, an AV system design consultancy, was established in 2016. Octavius RE offers a wide variety of services for clients such as system design, asset management, project management and procurement strategy. Both Systems Innovation and Bigg have a strong belief system of creating strong relationships with clients to ensure bespoke solutions meet and exceed client’s expectations and needs. Systems Innovation is honored to form a partnership with such an esteemed industry forerunner to launch Systems Innovation into the United Kingdom. […]

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Right Path, Wrong Mountain

AV Integration business models have had moderate levels of evolution over the last 30 years. Incremental changes in technology created predictable refresh cycles and steady growth. Customers relied on their AV provider to design and implement solutions for integration of disparate components into a user-friendly solution. This often required creating connectivity of audio, video, and lighting components with the use of a proprietary control system. Well implemented systems enabled easy operation for non-technical users. For many systems, this created a closed loop environment that restricted user modifications or self-adaption to changing needs. Connectivity to systems outside the defined ecosystem was difficult and often led to frustration in the boardroom, classroom, or house of worship. […]

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