2015 And Beyond
2015 appears to building on the momentum of the previous year. The industry itself is changing labour is becoming more expensive, technology moving faster and authorities tightening the ship with new rules and regulations. This period has seen much industry adjustment; some firms have fallen by the wayside through either not being prepared for change or closed down by the SIA for practices, which are no longer acceptable. The firms who have been proactive in understanding and addressing the change in their business models, have given the marketplace what it needs. One of the biggest players, Securitas the pan European security company has reported an upturn in the security market and its CEO Alf Goransson said the company aims ‘integrate on-site, remote and mobile guarding services with technology.
Technology we have found as become a big motivator in many of newer clients coming to us. The market in general is more sophisticated in terms of knowledge and with technology developing faster and becoming less expensive, we have seen a large number of requests for access control and biometrics.
Our clients see it as good value, non-disruptive and more importantly an accurate measuring tool. With information key for everything from measuring time and attendance to covering health and safety procedure, the analytics that is provided by the software for these true identity tools will over the next year become even more important.