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Automation Unplugged is a Facebook Live show recorded weekly with our host Ron Callis, Owner and CEO of the digital marketing agency, One Firefly. In each Automation Unplugged episode, Ron speaks with leading industry personalities and technology professionals to discuss all things business development, technology trends, and more. These interviews are designed to help our clients and members of the custom integration industry keep up-to-date with the latest news as well as learn from experts in the field.

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Home Automation Podcast Episode #113: An Industry Q&A With Curt Hayes

In this weeks home automation show of Automation Unplugged, Curt Hayes, CEO of Blue Dog Group, shares the importance of data documentation for custom home integrators for a streamlined business process to retain clientele and provide accurate scoping.

Home Automation Podcast Episode #113: An Industry Q&A With Curt Hayes

This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Curt Hayes. Recorded live on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

About Curt Hayes

With 30 years in the audio/video and automation industry, Curt got his start in the late ’80s when he founded Preston Trail Audio in Dallas with his father.

In the early 2000’s Curt founded Florida based Audio Designs, a systems design and engineering company serving integrators throughout the USA.

In 2015, Curt used his experience in the industry to Co-Found South Florida-based BlueDog Group where he now helps streamline and accelerate proposals and system designs for residential and commercial integrators.

Interview Recap

  • The history behind the founding of Blue Dog Group
  • The opportunity to improve the broken project scoping/budgeting process used by many integrators
  • How Blue Dog Group’s new app allows integrators to provide quick estimates to their clients 
  • Approaches integrators can take during COVID-19 to improve their business process 
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