August 2021

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  Comments by Ken Sinclair
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August Issue themed "Delivering Smarter Buildings"

How do we make smart buildings smarter? How will AI help? How we can best discover,
understand, make it part
of our next solution?

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Delivering smarter building is a challenge as the next new is now spanning over existing technologies creating bridges, sometimes off ramps to no where plus large gaps actually caverns that we can all get lost in. The ability to quickly present concepts and how they fit the Monday Live groups has pioneered "the stack" a tool to help make sense of the complexity of smart buildings technologies, products, services, and stakeholders.
In my August review of a Month of Mondays ended with the presentation of the stack which was very well received. Take a look and see how you can best use it.

Be sure to read this article  Smart Buildings are dead. Long live Smarter Buildings! Nicolas Waern  "The Building Whisperer"

The Smarter Stack is an open-source tool created the members of Monday Live! For more on the Smarter Stack, visit Monday Live

Really interesting and great approach when it comes to getting started to plot out what smarts go into a building and how it might fit with existing dimensions. A great tool to have and I will try it on for size and see how the tool fits.



The July !9 discussion on the adoption of analytics for smarter buildings session gave us the the five stages of grief for analytics. I think we have all been there..big smile

Denial:         How can my facility be this bad?
Anger:         Who let this happen to my facility?
Bargaining:     Let's not tell anyone else just yet,ok?
Depression:     There's too much wrong, we can never fix all this…
Acceptance:     How do we start to fix these issues?

How do we build on "advanced technology indistinguishable from magic."

The next new is coming at us so fast that it is hard to keep up with a monthly publication so my thoughts and links are spilling over to social media daily please follow me to better understand the speed of change

My LinkedIn Shares   My Twitter Tweets   Interact with our magazine in real time with over 4400 others

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Wow! Now over 20,870 connections to my personal LinkedIn account where I posted all related industry information almost daily.  I am amazed at the global reach of these following folks and their diverse perspective of our industry. I am humbled that they choose to follow me as I depict our industry's evolution. Thank you all for your support.

Our LinkedIn online group created for discussion of our magazine created in 2010 Online Magazine Forum now has over 4445 members and has taken on a life of its own. I read the group with the same interest as everyone else to see what folks want to share what new and trending.

My Twitter account also started in 2010 has over 1400 followers as well

Our online magazine was started 22 years ago before social media identities like, LinkedIn launched on May 5, 2003 and twitter Twttr launched to the public in July 2006, were vehicles of how special interest folks could find each other. We are working to build bridges from our long online history of controlled blogging of ongoing industry information with these and other social media of the day. You can help as we see as a landing pad for information that needs to be shared with our industry. We never throw anything away and it alway resides at the same URL.

The news just keeps flowing on our website and of course, the only way to find what you are looking for in the vast quantity of over 22 years of information on our site is with our site search engine

As always lots of new products, plus be sure to check our event calendar to see the number of events we have in our future.

Editorial from July 2021

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