Articles by Lars Thinggaard

How to disrupt your organisation and your industry

If you want to cultivate new ideas among your employees, it is important to let them know that they are allowed to challenge the status quo The Americans asked for horses – Henry Ford gave them cars. In the beginning of the 20th century, he disrupted the transportation industry. He created a new market outmatching established leading companies, products and alliances. And he got the idea himself. Many of us want to disrupt our industries with new innovations that...

Milestone Systems to continue with open platform strategy following acquisition by Canon, says President and CEO Lars Thinggaard

Milestone Systems we will be an independent, standalone company within the Canon Group “On June 12th we finalised an agreement for Milestone Systems to be acquired by Canon Europe, in which it was defined that we will be an independent, standalone company within the Canon Group. This deal closed and became a legal reality on July 7th. This is a major next step for both companies, and it makes me very proud that Canon - a respected global technology leader - has chosen t...

Video management software – the core of security solutions

Traditionally, security systems have been designed with the cameras in mind first then with added consideration for the infrastructure and cabling components. But this is old-school analogue thinking. Milestone Systems CEO Lars Thinggaard states that a security system can be designed for more than just protecting assets by starting with specifications for digital video management software (VMS) at the core of the solution. By thinking 'digital', an IP network video system can...