Articles by AVDawn

From 2011 to 2013, AVDawn wrote articles and reviews for rAVe [Publications] – primarily for their ProAV News publication. A portfolio of those articles is found here in PDF form. Please enjoy them!

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IT and AV Rock DC at FOSE – ProAV News – 08 03 2011 – A review of the FOSE IT trade show in Washington, DC. Published in ProAV News on August 3, 2011.

World According to Woz, pt 1 – ProAV News – 08 17 2011 – Part one of a two-part review of Steve Wozniak’s keynote address to the FOSE trade show in Washington, DC.  Topic of the keynote was “Fostering Creativity and Innovation in Any Environment.” Published in ProAV News on August 17, 2011.

It’s a Small World After All – ProAV News – 09 01 2011 – An article discussing how AV and technology are making the world smaller and more accessible, as illustrated through the evolution of the competition bagpiping world. Published in ProAV News on September 1, 2011.

World According to Woz, pt 2 – ProAV News – 09 14 2011 – Part two of a two-part review of Steve Wozniak’s keynote address to the FOSE trade show in Washington, DC.  Topic of the keynote was “Fostering Creativity and Innovation in Any Environment.” Published in ProAV News on September 14, 2011.

9-11, Disasters and the Art of the EMOC – ProAV News – 10 03 2011 – An article discussing the design and installation of Emergency Management Operations Centers and similar critical response centers in the wake of 9/11. Based on the actual real-life experiences of AVDawn and MrAVDawn after 9/11/2001. Published in ProAV News on October 3, 2011.

App-tastic! Smartphone Apps Changing the Way We Work – ProAVNews – 10 03 2011 – An article about the rise of the mobile device app and how it is changing the way we work. Published in ProAV News on October 3, 2011.

Hope for the Best but Prepare for the Worst – ProAV News – 10 03 2011 – An article about staging and rigging safety, in the wake of multiple stage/rigging collapses in the summer of 2011. Published in ProAV News on October 3, 2011.

Lost in the Cloud – ProAV News – 11 03 2011 – An article about the Cloud – What is it; How is it used; How is it affecting our lives?  Published in ProAV News on November 3, 2011.

AVPro Educate Thyself – ProAV News – 11 15 2011 – An article discussing the need for ongoing professional education – even if it means spending money and taking time away from the office. You can’t afford NOT to!  Published in ProAV News on November 15, 2011.

MBA Mixing Business and AV – ProAV News – 12 06 2011 – An article discussing the need for business education among AV integrators, particularly small business owners.  Published in ProAV News on December 6, 2011.

Inaugural GovComm a Hit in DC – ProAV News – 12 20 2011 – An article covering the GovComm trade show in Washington, DC.  Published in ProAV News on December 20, 2011.

Websites for Integrators – ProAV News – 12 20 2011 – An article detailing the Do’s and Don’ts for AV web sites.  Published in ProAV News on December 20, 2011.

The Case for GovComm – ProAV News – 01 04 2012 – An article detailing the real need for the GovComm show in the DC area, and encouraging integrators and manufacturers to support future GovComm shows.  Published in ProAV News on January 4, 2012.

2011 A Year in Review Part I – ProAV News – 01 04 2012  – Part one of a two-part Year in Review article covering the top technology and AV stories of 2011, in my opinion.  Published in ProAV News on January 4, 2012.