March 2018
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Convergence of Trends  I want to talk about five trends that I think are likely to converge to impact the automated buildings industry in a significant way. - Alex Zimmerman, Principal, Applied Green Consulting

A Business Case for a Smart Building  and a Strategy to Help You Get There - Bob van Luijt, Kubrickology

We Already Have Plenty of Sensors in Buildings  - The Occupants Themselves -  James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

Transparency, Why It’s Important The Digital Twin is the tool to deliver Service Transparency to building systems.- Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur

Smart Buildings User Interface Technology  One thing that seemed a certainty was that we all see with almost total clarity that a new age is rapidly approaching, the IoT combined with edge computing and the smart cloud is inevitably going to be the norm rather than an ideal. - Dave Lapsley,Econowise Group of Companies

Transparency in Buildings. Why It Matters  Transparency has become a strategic lever enabling organizations to achieve broader business agendas, achieve improved business and operational outcomes and create new levels of value. Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

Shaking Value Chains and Channeling New Voices in BAS  What are 15+ IoT partner value chains trying to conjure up? They want Cortana, Alexa or Siri in our walls telling us everything that needs attention in our buildings. -  Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

What are the Business Processes for Procuring a Master Systems Integrator?  MSIs are service providers. They typically provide a common data view for the systems they control within a building, campus or enterprise. - Scott Cochrane, Cochrane Supply & Engineering

Distributed I/O modules  Where to use them - examples of applications. - Krzysztof Jaczewski, Key Account Manager, Global Control 5

What Your Building Isn’t Telling You  If we improve the transparency of building systems, building owners and facility managers will be able obtain information that will help them to make better decisions about how to operate and maintain those systems. - Jim Butler, CTO, Cimetrics

The New Deal at S4  As we started digging deeper into The New Deal, we started investigating what this “Digital Twin” of a building was all about.  - Steve Jones, Founder and Managing Partner, The S4 Group Inc

Transforming HVAC & Control beyond IoT  Everyone has unique Skillsets, Passions, and Experiences.  With a good attitude and strong leadership, a Culture of Continuous Change emerges.  Everyone who’s ‘found their home’ with a company has found a suitable-match of Core-Values based on Performance, Transparency, and Accountability. - Aaron Gorka, Innovation Manager, ANT Technologies – AIRON Group of Companies

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Columns - March 2018

Back to Basics - Control Loops - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽAP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

Selling in the Information Overload Age  We have the ability to shop online for anything that we want whenever we want.  - Manny Mandrusiak CD., Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project, Lifeworks! Consulting Inc, SISIP Rehab Services, Accounts Manager, ideazone

Metamorphosing Me  “Reverse mentors” is a concept that has become more formalized as the benefits of learning from a younger generation have become more apparent.- Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

Transparency Transformation  As part of our never-ending transformation, we need to talk about Transparency which implies openness, communication, and accountability. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

Building Brains: The Building IoT Is Transforming Buildings - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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