Update 6/17/19 – The second summer webinar hosted by ISS and Janus, “The New Unattended Self-Storage Model: What’s Changed and How to Implement,” will take place at 2 p.m. ET on Aug. 29. It’ll be presented by Bagley and Josh Boyd, founder of On Guard Self Storage. The one-hour live event will include time for questions from the audience and be recorded for future access.
The webinar will explore how new technology has changed self-storage operation, particularly in terms of automated functions and virtual management. It’ll address the automation technology available to operators and how to implement systems that allow a more hands-off approach to your business. Participants will also learn how tech tools can optimize customer service and convenience.
To participate, attendees must complete a simple registration process. Details can be found at https://www.insideselfstorage.com/webinars.
As founder of Leeds, Ala.-based On Guard, Boyd develops, acquires and manages self-storage properties using virtual management with automation. With a background in medical-device sales, he’s witnessed first-hand how disruptive technologies can positively impact cost models and improve the customer experience.
5/24/19 – Inside Self-Storage (ISS) and Janus International will host a three-part webinar series this summer, available for free to all industry professionals and focused on ways to modernize storage facilities. The first in the series, “Self-Storage Mobile Technology: Reaching Your Customers Where They Are,” will take place at 1 p.m. ET on June 27. It’ll be presented by Terry Bagley, president of the Janus Smart Entry and Facility Automation Division. The one-hour live event will include time for questions from the audience and be recorded for future access.
The webinar will explore the impact mobile technology has on consumer behavior and how it affects self-storage marketing and operational strategies. It’ll address how to interact with customers using smart devices and how mobile technology can streamline and automate the rental process. Participants will learn how to monetize customer-facing tools and other considerations for implementation.
To participate, attendees must complete a simple registration process. Details can be found at www.insideselfstorage.com/webinars. The second and third events in the series are:
- Aug. 29, 2 p.m. ET — The New Unattended Self-Storage Model: What’s Changed and How to Implement
- Sept. 19, 3 p.m. ET — Design for Modern Self-Storage Facilities: New Construction and Redevelopment
Speakers and registration for the later webinars will be announced soon.
Bagley oversees the development and implementation of smart entry and security technology designed to help self-storage operators increase the value of their facilities and improve operation. He’s spent more than 16 years providing tech tools to the industry.
Headquartered in Temple, Ga., and founded in 2002, Janus is a global manufacturer and supplier of roll-up and swing doors, hallway systems, and re-locatable storage units for the self-storage industry. It also has a technology division designed to help self-storage operators automate facility operation, improve security, and create a more convenient customer experience. It operates 10 U.S. locations as well as manufacturing facilities in Europe and Mexico.
For more than 28 years, ISS has provided informational resources for the self-storage industry. Its educational offerings include ISS magazine, the annual ISS World Expo, an extensive website, the ISS Store, and Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest online community.