"I know my wireless network isn't cutting it anymore but I'm not sure how to update my design." This is a thought that many IT managers are probably pretty familiar with. Good Wireless network design is reliable, efficient, secure, high-performing and scalable; all elements you hope are (and in reality need to be) present on your wireless network. However, designing a wireless network is difficult. Even if you have some experience or are familiar with some of the basic design principals, there are so many aspects when trying to create an efficient and effective wifi network design, it can be tough to know where and how to start. With these challenges in mind, here are 3 tactics that we find essential when designing a successful wireless network.