Diane Forbes re-affirmed as Vice-Chair for TIA 42.1 and 42.5

Diane Forbes, Chief Operating Officer at NIS Consulting, was re-affirmed as Vice-Chair for two subcommittees in Telecommunications Association Industry (TIA). In an industry dependent on regulations and standards, Diane is committed to TIA's focus on the future of...

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How a New Sidewalk Makes a Difference

Fiber Connectivity Project Brings Community Change By Glenn Sexton We recently wrapped-up one of the largest E-rate efforts to date with a local school district. This 15-million-dollar effort included 130 miles of fiber and 75 locations connected via 1,880...

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Procurement

In a perfect world, the procurement process facilitates the purchase of services, supplies, and construction in support of essential public functions in a way that is transparent, efficient, accountable, and fair. Instead, it’s an outdated, time-consuming, and painful...

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News from TIA TR42

NIS staff who attended the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) conference in Quebec City, Canada, reported back with this news from the Engineering Committee: New standards approved TR42.1 voted to publish the following revised documents, updated to reflect...

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K-12 Design Consulting

Standards and Structured Cabling Systems Most district IT professionals recognize the importance of the physical infrastructure that provides the actual transport of information, but their first responsibility is to keep the environment running. That means their focus...

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Local Expert, National Insights

Long considered a thought leader in the industry, our own Glenn Sexton was recently featured on a national webinar sponsored by the Telecommunications Association Industry (TIA). Glenn joined Jonathan Jew of J&M Consultants to discuss “Data Center Design/Planning...

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Northwest Information Services Debuts New Identity, Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, OR, March 5, 2017– Glenn Sexton, President of Northwest Information Services, announced this week that the company has officially changed its name to NIS. The new name better reflects the scope of the technology consulting and design...

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NIS is moving! We have recently had the opportunity to take advantage of a new space tailored specifically to our needs. We are excited at the chance to move our offices to a more updated space customized for our needs. We will be in our new office as of March 1,...

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