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Lessons All Around Us, Your School is a Living Laboratory

by Joseph Bocchiaro III, PhD, CStd, CTS-D, CTS-I, ISF-C, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

Principals are always looking for practical ways to teach kids. They send classes on field trips, bring in guest speakers, and show videos. But you don’t necessarily have to send your students outside the building for a rich learning experience. Look around and you will see […]

March 23rd, 2017|Knowledge|

David Logsted CTS, PMP Joins The Sextant Group as Project Consultant

A long time New Mexico resident, David comes to The Sextant Group from Compass Audiovisual LLC, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based audiovisual consulting firm that he owned from 2008-2015. Prior to Compass Audiovisual, David spent eleven years at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque. During his first year at Sandia, he was a Systems Engineer in the Aircraft Compatibility department, […]

February 28th, 2017|News|

Mark Valenti Delivers Opening Keynote at International Smart Building Conference

The Sextant Group’s President & CEO, Mark S. Valenti CTS, will deliver the opening keynote for the 2017 Smart Building Conference on February 6, 2017 in Amsterdam. Presenting alongside 30 of the world’s smart building thought leaders, he’ll deliver The Challenge of a Smart Building is NOT in the Technology.

Organized by Integrated Systems Events, The Smart Building Conference takes […]

February 3rd, 2017|News|

The Sextant Group Announces Healthcare Technology Agreement with i-SCIENCE

The Sextant Group has entered into an exclusive services agreement with i-SCIENCE. As part of this agreement, The Sextant Group’s Healthcare Technology Group now delivers full-service healthcare technology planning services, and expands telehealth and virtual care offerings.

“The expansion of existing technologies and the advent of new, often disparate, technologies in the healthcare environment demands a holistic approach,” said Jerry […]

October 26th, 2016|Healthcare, Hospitals, News|

Automaxpectations: What do you think will happen next?

by Joseph Bocchiaro III, PhD, CStd, CTS-D, CTS-I, ISF-C, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

My car doors lock mysteriously for no apparent reason, its gears shift right before I think they should. My operating system decides to update and shut me down when I am racing toward a deadline. Elevators show up before I press the button. For a long […]

October 20th, 2016|Knowledge|

The Internet of Things: AV/IT Benefits for the Enterprise

by Craig Park, FSMPS, Assoc. AIA, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the hub of a convergence of interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary collaboration fueled by the growth of the globally connected digital organizations. Whether in business, education, or government, forward-thinking organizations, teams, and alliances are leading the charge by demanding relevant, real time data and […]

October 20th, 2016|Corporate, Knowledge|

T-Shaped Students and the Future Workforce

by Nancy Sturm MS Education, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

The marketplace—particularly the labor market—identifies and rewards the 21st Century skills needed in today’s and tomorrow’s work environment as identified by the World Economic Forum. Higher education campuses across the country seek ways to refocus instruction & student engagement to align with those 21st Century skills teamed with a depth […]

National Technology Firm The Sextant Group Holds 12th Annual Road Rally

PITTSBURGH PA, October 4, 2016 – Pittsburgh-based national technology consulting firm The Sextant Group is revving the engines for its 12th Annual Road Rally on Saturday, October 15th beginning at 1:00 pm. The event has grown in reputation and participation every year for the last decade.

This “riddle rally” is not a race – it involves solving clues to […]

October 5th, 2016|News|

The Sextant Group Finalist in International AV Awards

PITTSBURGH PA–National independent technology consulting firm The Sextant Group has been shortlisted for two international audiovisual awards by AV Magazine.

In the project category “Education Project of the Year,” the awards committee selected the University of Michigan School of Nursing as a finalist. In the category “Public Services Project of the Year,” the awards committee selected the […]

August 16th, 2016|News|

The Sextant Group Honored as Fastest Growing Company

PITTSBURGH PA – National independent technology consulting firm The Sextant Group has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Pittsburgh region by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Each year, the Pittsburgh Business Times honors the Pittsburgh 100. These are 100 firms that had the largest rate of growth over a three-year period. This year’s awards measure […]

August 15th, 2016|News|