Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas

Freelance Writer

Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas is a freelance writer who lives in central Pennsylvania.

Articles by Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas

January 2005
Electrical contractors regard outsourcing with some measure of uncertainty. The concept can be both controversial and polarizing. However, outsourcing in contracting should be considered as something positive instead of negative. Outsourcing is an area from which contractors can benefit, if they understand it. READ MORE
January 2005
Good old Bluetooth, the hot topic in regard to personal area networks (PANs). Though it goes into a sort of technology-remission every so often, it is still out there and has a loyal following. Attention is once again being focused in its direction, but this time for different reasons. You know a product has made its mark when it is featured on television commercials. READ MORE
December 2004
A reputation for quality and reliability sends financial customer to this electrical contractor Fuellgraf Electric Co., with its headquarters in Butler, Pa., is one of those companies that just gets better with age. It strives to understand its customers and helps them create solutions for their needs. READ MORE
December 2004
Maintenance programs benefit everyone Maintenance programs are becoming increasingly standard with every major purchase these days, but what about those in our realm-electrical, security and communication systems? Maintenance programs in the field have not enjoyed as much acceptance as they should, but the topic remains a key issue in electrical contracting. READ MORE
November 2004
Moving your network into the future takes time, initiative and planning. But most of all, it takes knowledge. Both the installer and the end-user need to understand what is available and what is feasible. Trendspotting in the communications/technology market goes beyond the newest PDA and MP3 player to hit the market. READ MORE
November 2004
Another selling point for the cable industry Warranties. They are both frustrating and appreciated. Warranties are those intangible benefits that consumers look for prior to making a large purchase. Who has not taken the warranty into consideration before buying a car, a freezer, even a house? The goal of a warranty is to protect the buyer by providing a peace-of-mind guarantee. READ MORE
October 2004
On the scene to protect vital data for hotels, casinos and more Intrusion detection systems (IDS) are some of the new kids on the secured-computing block. While these network-based systems are on the rise, they are still misunderstood and not used nearly enough. Certain types of businesses might require an IDS since the data they house is personal, proprietary and confidential. READ MORE
October 2004
E-mail, voice mail and faxes find you in the office or on the go Communications, at its core, propels business forward. If not for the daily barrage of phone calls, e-mail messages and faxes, business would probably come to a halt. READ MORE
October 2004
Fisk has all the right moves to capture the casino and hospitality market Driving down the Las Vegas Strip is some kind of experience for first-timers. Words like ‘surreal’ and ‘breathtaking’ just don’t seem descriptive enough. The casinos that loom along the street and in the distance are majestic marvels of architectural ingenuity and represent an oasis for both mind and body. READ MORE

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