November - "Creating Clarity”
Our success depends on bringing Clarity to the Complex
In one of our Zoom meetings the need for Clarity of all we do was being discussed. It was quipped that Sinclair needs to morph to be Sinclarity.
I agree we all need to add clarification to all we do but clarification
depends greatly on the framing and
the definition of our clarification with mutual agreement on purpose
reason for being. As our definition often involves multi
solutions to the same problem, Wayfinding is part of the required
Wayfinding refers to information systems that guide us through an
environment and enhance our understanding and experience. Wayfinding is
particularly important in complex environments.
am finding that is easier to say than do as everything we based clarity
on is changing.....rapidly. To achieve Clarity we must understand
our reach / purpose of our products and services by using this
open source stack tool the complex can be simplified and clarified for
this interview Anto and I introduce and discussion using the open
source free smarter stack tool to create a library that would assist us
to better understand the complexity of existing and new products and
services by presenting them on a common functional frame presentation
A Smarter Stack for Smarter Buildings Contributing editor Anto Budiardjo "Facility IT Evangelist" & Ken Sinclairity
As we all start to use the tool its value greatly increases as the library would show how each user evolves the tool.
Often the positioning of our products and services are defined by use
case and client purpose so the stack changes and answer become "it
depends" requiring further clarification is our approach for each
project. As our collaborators change for each project to match purpose
using the open source stack tool as wayfinding tools becomes of great
Our industry needs for training plus our competition for amazing talent is discussed in these insightful articles.
Fill Vacant Positions Using A New Apprenticeship Model Author: Melissa Boutwell Chairman, Emerging Technology Apprenticeship Program
Before COVID, 86% of CEOs stated that skilled labor shortages were a C-Suite concern. Then,
COVID changed everything and added more heat to our industry in the
form of increased demand simultaneously to increased competition for
people. Over 12 articles have been published recently in the Wall
Street journal alone that detail how serious this problem is today and
that it is forecasted to get worse before it gets better. If you are
ready to eliminate the painful opportunity costs of labor shortages
experienced in your business, read on.
BAS Zombie Apocalypse Scott Cochrane, President & CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering
ZOMBIES! They are invading our lives and taking away our workforce
Extremely please with the industry's collaboration to put
together our education sessions for AHRExpo 2020 Vegas. We have 12
free education sessions proposed. Our theme
is navigating the adoption of smarter buildings with sustainable BAS.
2022 Las Vegas AHR Expo Educational Sessions our 22st year presenting at AHRExpo.com
AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating
Exposition) will return to Las Vegas Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2022, after a
forced cancellation in 2021 planned for Chicago. The highly anticipated
2022 Show will be the industry’s first major in-person gathering
following pandemic shutdowns. Registration is free and attendees are
encouraged to register early on ahrexpo.com. Show management is elated to sound the horn, “We’re back!”
AutomatedBuildings.com is extremely pleased to provide free education sessions at the Vegas show.
WE ARE THE COALITION FOR SMARTER BUILDINGS
We envision a world where people live, learn, work, and play in
healthy, comfortable, and productive built-spaces, enabled by smart
digital technologies that ensure sustainable and economically
responsible development and operation.
Using the Monday Live - Open Source Stack Tool
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Contractormag has embellished my article archive
starts in 2017. Presents a pictorial overview of the topics we need to
talk about. Ideas, links, and resources for these articles are evolved
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