1911, 2019

The politics of automation: Learning to embrace disruption

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September 10, 2019
by Rick Lazio, alliantgroup Senior Vice President
Published in Plant Services

Automation has been a prime topic in our nation’s political discourse in recent years. As the common doom-and-gloom narrative goes, the rise of automation and corresponding technologies such as AI, robotics, and the internet of things will spell the end of work as we know it, leading to the disruption of labor markets and the displacement of millions of workers.

There is some measure of truth in these predictions, with numerous studies highlighting specific jobs and skill sets that will be automated out of existence. According to a study from the McKinsey Global Institute, occupations that perform “physical activities in highly structured and predictable work environments” (i.e., clerical work, retail, physical labor, etc.) are the most susceptible to automation – and the disappearance of these jobs […]

511, 2019

The R&D Tax Credit for Dental Laboratories

By |November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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3010, 2019

How System Solution Providers Can Stay Competitive in 2020

By |October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 from 12:00 – 12:15 PM CT

It’s becoming increasingly common for businesses to adopt cloud computing and the IoT into their company landscape, and if your company already has, you likely qualify for substantial government incentives that can help your business remain competitive.

810, 2019

Strengthening Houston Businesses

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Legislation that Rewards Life Safety and Security Integrators: Incentives You Should Be Claiming

By |October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments



CEOs, CFOs, Presidents and Financial Decision Makers

If your business is helping to develop or improve security and safety tools, whether its alarm systems or industrial sprinkler setups, your company more than likely is entitled to substantial tax savings for the innovations you’ve harnessed to keep people safe!

Join alliantgroup’s Alexander Kirillov for a complimentary webinar to learn how the work your company does every single day can translate into tax savings that could open the door for your business to take your work to the next level.

410, 2019

Alliant Growth Advisors

By |October 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alliant Growth Advisors was founded to give our clients and partners a competitive advantage in the marketplace with access to two of the profession’s most recognized and successful leaders. With more than 70 years of combined experience, Frank Tirelli and Jim Brady have partnered to deliver a best-in-class program, aimed at long-term development and growth for professional services firms.

Throughout their careers at some of the world’s […]

310, 2019

Dear 2020 contenders: Education can STEM the gaps to the American voter

By |October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September 24, 2019
by Rick Lazio, alliantgroup Senior Vice President &
Harold Ford Jr., alliantgroup Strategy Advisory Board Member
Published in Des Moines Register

The education system in America still ranks among the middle of the pack globally, particularly in science, technology, engineering and math – the “STEM” fields. 2020 candidates from both parties must seize on the opportunity to show American voters the importance of improving our education system, and the dramatic positive impact this change can bring.

The number of presidential candidates continues to dwindle for the 2020 election, but the issues debated remain the same: Medicare for all, the economy and national security. And although our education system is being discussed in terms of higher education and its costs, a key problem facing our nation’s ability to […]

310, 2019

How companies can ‘create the enemy’

By |October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Technological developments in the agriculture sector have created heightened yield expectations. Those expectations are mixed with a call for environmentally friendly farming practices and increased attention to addressing problems like world hunger.

110, 2019

The Economic Imperative of Reforming STEM Education

By |October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

October 1, 2019
by Rick Lazio, alliantgroup Senior Vice President &
Harold Ford Jr., alliantgroup Strategy Advisory Board Member
Published in Scientific America

If you’re a small business owner with a technology company, this has probably happened to you: One of your best employees is poached by a larger competitor, leaving you scrambling to find a qualified replacement who is able to pick up the load. You post the vacancy on every job board you can find. But after more than a month, the demand from your clients hasn’t decreased, and you’re struggling to keep up. Your current employees start feeling the strain, increasing your worry that others will soon follow suit and head out the door.

If this sounds […]

2409, 2019

Critical IRS Update for 831(b) Micro-Captive Owners and Their Advisors

By |September 24th, 2019|pastevents, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 from 12:00 – 12:45 PM CT

The IRS has increased its scrutiny of micro-captive insurance companies over the last several years, and now the Service has announced a global settlement offer for cases that involve non-compliant 831(b) micro-captives.

If you own a captive, you already know the complexities involved. Now is the time to seek guidance on this offer that provides captive insurance owners an opportunity to avoid further scrutiny and costly litigation.

alliantgroup’s own Steven Miller, former Acting IRS Commissioner, is hosting […]

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