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What Does It Mean To Be A System Integrator  We owe it to our people, our clients and this industry to raise our skill level and to deliver on what it truly means to be a system integrator. - Paul Oswald, Managing Director CBRE|ESI.

Past, Present and Future of the Buildings Industry Workforce  Systems integrators will again gather in June to discuss the challenges at Realcomm’s Intelligent Buildings Conference. - Brian Turner, President, Controlco

Business Optimization with CUBE Management Software - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder, CUBE-USA

What’s Up with the Internet of Things? While the IoT is ever expanding, with new devices coming online every day, it’s important to understand the risks associated with it. - Derek Schou, Marketing Communications Specialist, Contemporary Controls

Open Source is the New Marketing- Part 2  Participation in open source communities can be a vector into the buying process. You need people on your marketing team capable of engaging with developers. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

The Harmonization of the Smart Grid and Smart Building Markets has Begun!  The Smart Grid and Smart buildings markets are beginning the tricky process of harmonization as major global firms look to capitalise on opportunities surrounding distributed energy. - Allan McHale, Director, Memoori

How Advanced IoT Systems Automate Commercial Buildings  From the Direct Digital Control technology revolution of the 1980s to the BACnet movement, the open Internet, and now finally the move towards buildings as connected digital platforms powered by sensor technologies from the Internet of Things. - Tanuj Mohan, Founder &  Chief Technology Officer, Enlighted

Plug-and-Play LED Lighting and Control Systems  We saw an opportunity to leverage the LED lamp by integrating sensors and controls to deliver a simpler plug-and-play control system that provided comprehensive building intelligence. - Tom Quinn, Lunera

How the Internet of Things Use The Last 100 Feet Wirelessly  With the attraction of wireless connectivity, networking is  expanding into a crowded air-space. - Gary Sorkin, CEO, Pacific Communication Group

There is a Business Side to Cyber Security  Cyber security can no longer be thought of as a “nice to have”. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

A Legoland for the IoT Maker  They have low-cost compute devices like Arduino and Raspberry Pi as well as affordable sensors (accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, GPS, temperature, etc). - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Don't Be Overly Alarmed by Alarm Management  “Facts are apt to alarm us more than the most dangerous principles” - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Columns - May 2016

Overcoming Market Challenges to Microgrids  The faster a broader market for micro-trading arrives, the more the capital markets will invest in microgrids. - Toby Considine,TC9 Inc

Phil on IoT  Exploring the World of IoT – Part 3 -  Phil Zito, Senior Technology Program Manager, Johnson Controls

A Sleeper Technology for BAS? Smart Phone Apps Might Not Be In Your Future - Andy McMillan, Strategy Consultant & President, BACnet International

Control Sequences Control sequences are the responsibility of the systems designer and are used to describe how systems shall operate. - Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis,Building Intelligence Group

IoT/Smart Building Super Collider  Transforming and opening the industry is a journey, not a destination, and will require consistent and constant attention. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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