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Next Generation Data Sync Article


How are electrical manufacturers preparing for digital success? An article I wrote for NEMA’s ei Magazine delves into how data synchronization is changing, and the new tools that manufacturers are using to collaborate with their distributors. The article primarily discusses IDEA’s new Data Management Platform, which enables manufacturers to stage their data in one place […]

Electrical Industry Technology Trends to Be Published in tED Magazine


Our Q & A article with electrical industry leaders, Del Nickel and Larry Stern, is slated to be published in the September 2011 issue of tED Magazine. As past and present chairs of IDEA, Nickel and Stern discuss trends that are impacting the industry, like the increasing demand for e-catalogs, and actions leaders can take […]

Article Selected for the Cover of NEMA’s electroindustry Magazine


Coleman Unlimited’s article on Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been selected as the cover story for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) electroindustry Magazine! Special thanks and congratulations to IDEA E-Solutions for their great work on the future of the electrical industry. Here’s a link to the online version of the article.

Sonia Graduated with Master’s Degree!


Although I finished my final master’s project some time ago (a 130 page project!), it took me a bit longer to officially graduate and even longer to actually go and pick up my diploma! I know hold a Master of Fine Arts in Writing. Here is my diploma in all its glory!

Communication Contest Awards


This year we participated in the Missouri Professional Communicators (MPC) 2010 Communications Contest again. And we were grateful to be awarded some placements including: First Place Personality Profile, for the article “Solving Mysteries” by Sonia Coleman in the New Dimensions magazine, published by the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO). Page Layout, for the design of […]

I Won First, Second, and HM in the 2009 National NFPW Communications Contest!


A few months ago, I won three first place awards in the Missouri Communications Contest through my local National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) chapter. These three entries were then entered in the NFPW’s national contest. I recently heard that I won First, Second and Honorable Mention in the national contest! First place in Magazine […]

CU wins five communication awards, including 3 in first place


Coleman Unlimited (CU) has won five awards in the 2009 Communication Contest. Sponsored by the Missouri Professional Communicators, a chapter of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), the contest recognizes a variety of communication tactics, including writing, public relations, communications, photography, speeches, web, research, and books. Our awards in the 2009 Communications Contest:  First […]