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Tracie Thomas

Tracie Thomas joined Boon Edam in 2008 as the Vice President of Marketing. She is passionate about helping customers understand all they can about entrances to create the best solution for their needs.


Recent Blogs

[Podcast] What Are the Risks of a Tailgating Incident at Your Facility?

Most security professionals are aware of the term, “tailgating,” as it refers to an unauthorized user following an authorized user into a facility, usually by means of a swinging door. But do all these security professionals agree on the impact of tailgating, as well as the methods to effectively mitigate it? We were curious so we reached out via our social media channels to find out more.

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Security Consultant Roundtable: Tailgating Risk Awareness and the Impacts of COVID-19

Without a doubt the biggest trending topic in the security industry right now is COVID-19 and how the various market segments are likely to be impacted by the pandemic. We asked three consultants for their opinions on how this will affect entrance security. While we were talking with each of them, we also inquired about the general awareness level of their clients on the risk of tailgating into their facilities.

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Why Are Optical Turnstiles Ideal Security Solutions for Lobbies?

Organizations across every vertical select optical turnstiles for effective lobby security. These solutions are ideal for fast employee access and processing authorized visitors. The demand for optical turnstiles continues to climb steadily year over year. Why?

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Top 3 Things Customers Don't Know about Revolving Doors

So, what do you know about revolving doors?

A revolving door can be a complex solution to implement. A big reason for this is that there are often several parties related to a revolving door sale (contractors, specifiers, architects, etc.). This means the final building owners and facility managers may not have a full understanding of the benefits and value they can deliver.

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When it Comes to Physical Security, Do We Need Guards at all Anymore?

In today’s increasingly intelligent business environment, technology is taking over many of the responsibilities once assigned to human security guards. Automation, analytics and artificial intelligence can be used to discover attempted breaches, correlate data, determine the right steps to mitigate risk, and in some cases work autonomously to put a stop to an event in progress.

With so much technology doing so much of the work towards alleviating and neutralizing threats, the question must be asked: Do we need security guards at all anymore?

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People vs. Machines: Ignoring Your Culture Can Undermine Your Security Entrance ROI

Welcome to the ninth and final blog of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. series. Our objective with this series has been to give guidance in considering all the most important factors when choosing new security entrances. By taking these factors into consideration, you can be assured that you will make the best choice to suit your organizational, business and security needs – and to deliver maximum ROI.

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