Property Manager's Dream...or Nightmare?

Posted by Steve Wattenmaker on June 3, 2014 at 10:56 AM

“In twenty years, what will your smartphone look like?" That was the question reporters asked industry leaders at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain.  The answer surpisingly affects not just consumers, but commercial property developers and managers.

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Medieval Literature and Customer Service

Posted by David Reininger on April 24, 2014 at 11:11 AM

By the time the District of Columbia signed their first cable TV franchise agreement with District Cablevision on September 23, 1985, the Capitol Connection had been beaming business television programming to patrons in the district for nearly four years.

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C-SPAN historical archive now at GMU

Posted by David Reininger on January 9, 2014 at 12:58 PM

The Capitol Connection, which is affiliated with the George Mason University, went into business to bring business television to the decision makers of Washington, DC. As you can see from this Washington Post article, the ties between the university and C-Span are strong.

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What television channels do you really need at the office?

Posted by David Reininger on January 9, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Benjamin Franklin once said, "Waste neither time nor money, but make the   best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything."

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5 Tips For Moving Your Cable TV Services

Posted by David Reininger on August 21, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Plan ahead – Moving your office can be hectic. Coordinating the logistics alone can be a nightmare. Moving cable TV service for businesses can take time, so get a timeframe for installation from the vendor.  Depending on the type of construction at your new location, the cable TV installation may need to be completed before the walls and ceilings are finished.

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6 Ways to get International and Public Affairs News in Washington, DC

Posted by David Reininger on August 1, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Washington D.C. is a major world player on the global stage.  We know all too well that what happens in D.C. doesn't always stay in D.C.  And we know that what happens in the international arena, and global opinions, can affect the U.S.  This is especially true for organizations in the D.C. area.   Following international TV news and public affairs makes a difference whether you are a lobbyist, attorney, government worker, or beltway contractor.  

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Supreme Court on Obamacare; Capitol Connection TV gets it right!

Posted by Danelle Springer on October 1, 2012 at 1:05 PM

“Nobody ever went to a ballgame to see the umpire.”  Those were the words of now Chief Justice John Roberts as he introduced himself to the nation at his 2005 confirmation hearings.  The statement was a follow up to his analysis that, “judges are like umpires,” meaning that they [judges] do not make the rules, they simply apply them.  In the fall of 2012, however, Robert’s insights lose a bit of traction.  Okay, so maybe baseball fans still don’t watch the umpires that carefully, but we all now realize how valuable those professional football refs are! 

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The Capitol Connection Office TV Service: A SWOT Analysis

Posted by Danelle Springer on September 27, 2012 at 10:35 AM

For those of us who are familiar with SWOT analysis, the exercise may seem rather simple; list the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats associated with an existing service or new venture and voila! You’re able to make an insightful decision.  That’s it, right?  Not so fast.

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Am I seeing box shaped spots on my Cable TV programs? What are they?

Posted by Danelle Springer on August 31, 2012 at 9:25 AM

During the past year or so, you may have noticed that some print advertisements, consumer packaging and newspaper articles contain a square filled in with little pixilated markings. Recently television programs have also flashed the codes on the screen. So, what's it all about? Those boxes are what is known as a QR or Quick Response Codes.  The code can be scanned with a cell phone to provide a huge volume of information.  In case this marketing trend is new to you, here's a little QR history lesson.

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The Capitol Connection Working With Green Roofs in DC!

Posted by Danelle Springer on August 23, 2012 at 12:19 PM

As previously reported (see our June 29, 2012 Blog), Washington DC has the second largest green roof footprint in the country.   As more and more buildings are going green the question of how roof top equipment can be incorporated into these structures is more pressing.  As you can see from the picture here, The Capitol Connection rooftop antenna system works unobtrusively in these spaces.  This project at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, NW is our most recent collaboration with the green roof movement. 

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