May 2014

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15 years in the collaboratory May's theme is our 15th year anniversary issue.

It has been a labour of love providing you a new way to explore While we wallowed in the memories of the last 15 years it reminded Jane and I that this is not our story but the story of industry giants helping us create an online collaboratory of their powerful thoughts.

In these never before seen timeline presentations, the new medium is the message. This cloud web service provides an anywhere any device graphical interaction that allows you to fly in 3d in an amazingly fast navigation of our over 150 past issues, yet allows you to click on the info you wish and drill down and step back in history.

In celebration of our 15th anniversary on line we have requested fresh eyes to extract the evolutionary stories of our industry.

Therese Sullivan, our newest contributing editor, took on the task to provide a new perspective and insight as to why these articles and interviews are important, and carefully represented them in a timeline to show our Automated Buildings industries' evolution.  In her own words she connects, timelines, and provides fresh comments on major events of our history in her "15 Years in the Collaboratory".

I am sure you will be amazed at the early thoughts attached to cloud thinking by our industry authors.

A great way to understand the depth of our online resource while quickly catching the theme of each event and issue. With a quick read of the editorial you can catch up with the buzz of that time and decide if you wish to read more.  One click provides direct connection to the still online original information or issues.

A click on the wrench icon allows you search just the timeline and of course we still have our google powered site search engine to quickly find what you want.  We hope the visualization will help you to know what to search for.

Please give it a poke, it is good fun and will provide you memories of the last 15 years in a few seconds. The blur moving quickly through the presentation in 3D depicts well how we remember it. Please take the time to view and wallow in the memories to help us celebrate our 15th Year anniversary with this gift to you.

contemporary No we are neither dying nor retiring again, just planting a milestone. goes on into its 16th year with lots of great articles about how all the last 15 years are playing out in the cloud.

As always this new issue is a nest of great articles, columns, reviews, new products, interviews and of course the steady stream of news depicting our rapidly evolution and journey to "Openness".

Welcome our newest sponsor: Kele - The Industry Standard Reference Guide for Over 20 Years is updated with over 200 additional products. Order yours today!

Tell all our sponsors you saw their ads on the web site and thank them for supporting your free access to evolving Automated Building Industry information. Click on their ads and view their valuable products and services. Please review all Our Sponsors.

The news just keeps flowing thru our web site and RSS feeds daily, and of course the only way to truly find what you are looking for in the vast quantity of information on our site is with our site search engine

Be sure to check our event calendar to see the number of events we have in our future.

Editorial from April 2014

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