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While many security guards are hesitant to continue working in Singapore due to a lack of technology and long hours, Muneer Mohammad, the founder of Stroztech, is aiming to bridge the gap between security technology companies and security guarding agencies while addressing the labour shortage in the security manpower industry. He has over 15 years of experience in the building technology and engineering fields.
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He has gained a better understanding of the physical security industry over the last five years. His experiences have enabled him to quickly grasp business or industry processes and concepts, as well as apply solutions or advice in terms of managerial or technical aspects.
He previously worked as a lead project engineer at Honeywell and as an IT infrastructure engineer at Hewlett-Packard. His early years were spent working as a bouncer and security guard, which inspired him to establish a company with the goal of improving Singapore’s security landscape.
His goal is to make the security industry more dynamic, beginning with security guards, who will shift from 12-hour shifts six days a week to 8-hour shifts five days a week and will use technology that goes beyond CCTV solutions to offer remote monitoring systems that connect to a real-time command centre.
Stroztech is a security solutions provider that helps apartments and buildings navigate many of their most difficult security challenges. Stroztech, based in Singapore with teams throughout the region, provides effective solutions that employ appropriate security technology and efficient engineering practises.
Up your project management with Monday.com (Paid)
There’s always things to do and manage, and in that way Monday.com is a powerful project management software. It has helped me to improve productivity by streamlining communication, organization, and task management. One of the key features of Monday.com is the ability to create and assign tasks, set deadlines, and track progress in one centralized platform.
This allows me to easily see what needs to be done and when it is due, and can help to reduce confusion and improve accountability among team members. Additionally, the tool offers visual representation of project progress through the use of Kanban boards and calendars, making it easy to see the status of different projects and tasks at a glance.
One example is how it has streamlined our hiring process by creating a centralized task list for recruiting and onboarding new employees. This can help to ensure that all necessary tasks are completed on time. And also ensures that nothing is left out or forgotten.
Brivo to manage your security (Paid)
Brivo is a cloud-based physical security platform. It is a unified platform that combines and integrates access control, video surveillance and alarm monitoring. It has not only helped us but our clients too. It improves productivity by streamlining and automating access control, video surveillance, and alarm monitoring. The platform allows users to manage and monitor multiple buildings and locations from one centralized dashboard, eliminating the need for multiple, disparate systems. Brivo also integrates with other security and IT systems, such as active directory and HR systems, to automate tasks such as adding or removing employees from access lists.
Additionally, it allows remote access control and monitoring of the buildings through mobile devices, this feature can help to save time and resources by reducing the need for on-site management. With Brivo, our security teams can easily view real-time video feeds, receive notifications of security breaches, and quickly respond to alarms and other events. By automating these processes, Brivo helps us improve productivity, reduce costs, and enhance security.
Eagle Eye Networks (Paid)
When there are countless touchpoints and monitoring to be handled, Eagle Eye Networks has been particularly useful. It is a cloud-based video surveillance and analytics solution. We were able to improve productivity for security operations by providing a centralized platform for managing and monitoring video surveillance cameras. This allows us to view live and recorded footage from any location, using a web browser or mobile app. The platform also includes features such as motion detection and automatic alerts, which can help our security personnel quickly identify and respond to potential security breaches.
Additionally, Eagle Eye Networks’ solutions integrate with other security systems, such as access control and alarm systems, to provide a comprehensive unified security solution. The platform also uses advanced analytics and machine learning algorithms to automatically identify and track people and vehicles, further increasing the efficiency of security operations. In a nutshell, Eagle Eye Networks’ technology helps make video surveillance and security operations more efficient and effective by providing a centralized, easy-to-use platform for managing and monitoring cameras, and incorporating advanced analytics and automation.
Manage your visitors with Envoy (Paid)
This feature has been very helpful particularly during the pandemic when we had to work remotely and coordinate visits and teams onsite. Envoy visitor management technology improves productivity for our security operations by streamlining the process of managing and tracking visitors. The platform allows visitors to check in using a self-service kiosk or a mobile app, which reduces the need for on-site staff to manually check in visitors. The platform also automatically captures visitor information, such as contact details and purpose of visit, and creates digital visitor badges for secure entry into the building.
This eliminates the need for manual visitor logs and physical visitor badges, which can save time and improve security. Additionally, Envoy can integrate with other security systems, such as access control and alarm systems, to provide a more comprehensive security solution. The software also has a feature that allows employees to pre-register their visitors, which streamlines the check-in process and reduces wait times for visitors.
Xero helps manage your accounting (Paid)
There’s a lot of time wasted when looking at bank statements and deciphering bank codes. With Xero, an accounting and invoicing software, we were able to improve productivity by streamlining the process of managing financial transactions and tracking expenses. It was easy to create and send invoices, track payments, and manage bills, all from a centralized platform. Additionally, Xero offers integrations with popular tools such as banks. I love this bank reconciliation feature. Xero also has a mobile app and I can simply snap photos of those tiny receipts. No more wasting time pasting all these small receipts on piece of A4 paper just to scan them and file somewhere.
Tracking our expenditure is important is running a business. I like that I have a clear and easy to look at dashboard that tells me who we owe and who owes us. Since its cloud-based we do not need to come to office to issue invoices or quotes which also helps us especially during the pandemic.