801, 2020

Keys to Growing in 2020: Incentives for System Engineering and Integration Companies

By |January 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, Owners, Presidents, Partners and Financial Decision Makers

WHEN:

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 from 12:00 – 12:15 PM CT

Upcoming tax filing deadlines are just around the corner.

Businesses in the world of system engineering and integration are leveraging a powerful government incentive in order to reduce their tax liability, increasing their bottom line and making them more competitive.

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1812, 2019

Saving Money While Savings Lives: The R&D Tax Credit

By |December 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Saving Money While Savings Lives: The R&D Tax Credit
Saving Money While Savings Lives: The R&D Tax Credit

 

December 18, 2019
by Brian Aumueller, alliantgroup Managing Director

A study by the National Fire Protection Association found that from 2013 to 2017, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of more than 354,000 structure fires each year that caused thousands of deaths and injuries.

Further, the U.S. Fire Administration has seen an increase of fire related deaths since 2008. If anything, this shows the sheer importance of those working in the fire safety and security integration fields having the resources needed to innovate on a daily basis.

Our buildings, whether residential or commercial, need to be able to effectively signal danger to occupants so that we begin to see a decline in injuries or […]

1212, 2019

Software & Tech Companies are Facing a Crisis

By |December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The technical skills gap in the U.S. has left more than 700,000 jobs unfilled in our country that, if filled, could potentially pour billions of dollars back into the U.S. economy.

The problem is twofold. On the one hand, businesses are using technology at a rate that we’ve never seen before in our country. This is great news for U.S. businesses and their ability to meet client needs and innovate on a larger scale. However, the rapid increase in tech usage is being met with dramatically low numbers of STEM graduates—leaving absent the talent needed to innovate in order to compete with our foreign competitors.



This dynamic shift certainly does pose a threat to our country, but […]

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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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Members of the Academy of Dental CPAs.

WHEN:

Wednesday, November […]

3010, 2019

How System Solution Providers Can Stay Competitive in 2020

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

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Decision Makers at System Integration Companies across disciplines including industrial, audio/visual, life safety, security and building automation.

WHEN:

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

By |October 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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

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WHO SHOULD WATCH:

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 […]

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