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Onsite Vs. Predictive Site Survey
Onsite Vs. Predictive Site Survey

Download PDF Version: Onsite vs. Predictive The end goal of a site survey is to determine the amount of and locations of access points necessary to meet facility design goals like coverage, performance and user capacity. Many businesses are pushing forward with only...

Balanced WiFi Design In Warehouse Environments
Balanced WiFi Design In Warehouse Environments

Download a copy: Balanced WiFi Design In Warehouse Environments Wifi designs for Warehouse facility environments are very complex and it would be rare if any two facilities are set up the exact same. While lessons learned can be applied to a predictive design, an...

Managing Subcontractor Internal Revenue Risks

  Accounts Payable is more than paying an invoice  Subcontractor Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Payable Requirements Download PDF Version: Managing Subcontractor Internal Revenue Risks.pdf Payroll and tax liability works long after an installation project is...

Managing State Licensing Requirement Risks

  Items you must take into account  State Licensing Requirements are not standardized Download PDF Version: Managing State Licensing Requirement Risks.pdf Hiring subcontractors can be a tedious task. Not only does it make payments and insurance liabilities a...

Managing Project Insurance Risks

  The importance of understanding insurance  Understanding Insurance Liabilities Download PDF Version: Managing Project Insurance Risks.pdf Commercial general liability insurance is a broad coverage policy that provides insurance for general business risks....

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) or Outsource

  Use existing IT Staff, hire Project Managers or outsourcing LAN/WAN project management  Using Full Time Equivalent (FTE) to determine if projects should be outsourced. Free Download: Full Time Equivalent (FTE).pdf Full-time equivalent (FTE) is an...

Communication Plan (LAN)

  The importance of an effective communications plan for LAN cabling installations  The four minimum requirements we believe make an effective communication plan for LAN cabling installations. Free Download: Communications Plan (LAN).pdf LAN buildout and...

Risk Mitigation (WAN)

  Removing risks begins with simply removing assumptions  Our top three roles for risk mitigation  Successfully managing a WAN Ethernet installation project is not necessarily difficult. It does require project management, contextual awareness and...

Identify Financial Risks (WAN)

  The importance of identifying financial risks in WAN Ethernet deployments  Our top five unanticipated risks you should be aware of. More than just delays and operational efficiencies are at stake. Poor planning and communication can quickly and...

Identify Technical Risks (WAN)

  The importance of identifying technical risks in WAN Ethernet deployments  Our top seven technical risks you should be aware of. Technical issues turning up a WAN Ethernet are the proverbial “pebbles” in the shoe. The pain is immediate, sharp, and...

Identify Environmental Risks (WAN)

  The importance of identifying environmental risks in WAN Ethernet deployments  Our top seven environmental risks you should be aware of. Environment (not only weather) can pose intractable, implacable, and immovable challenges. It is one thing to know...

Identify Operational Risks (WAN)

  The importance of identifying operational risks in WAN Ethernet deployments  Our top eight operational risks you should be aware of. For organizations whose success relies heavily on operating at optimum efficiency, the operational risks of WAN Ethernet...

Practical Considerations for WAN Ethernet Installations (WAN)

  The importance of understanding the physical requirements  Six considerations we believe are needed for installing WAN ethernet requirements. The Local Exchange Carriers (LEC) own the “last mile” regardless of who orders the ethernet circuit.  They will...

Identify Project Deliverables (LAN)

The end of a LAN build-out is often a great moment of accomplishment and relief for all involved. Once all the structured cabling has been installed, requirements met, and production deadlines met, it can be easy to overlook some of the “formalities” at the end of a project.

Proper Time Expectations (LAN)

A complete and realistic timeline is vital to a successful LAN build out. However, actually putting aside biases is difficult and the desire please stakeholders with overly ambitious target dates make setting proper time expectations a skill few possess naturally. Getting time estimates wrong leads to missed deadlines, projects that go over-budget, and dissatisfied customers & stakeholders.

Gather Project Information (LAN)

“Measure twice, cut once”. The old adage has its roots in the carpentry industry but is quite apt in the world of LAN installations. To ensure your project comes to completion on-time and within budget, it is of the utmost importance to quantify and define all aspects of the install.