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Finding Reality in a Virtual World
When we started AutomatedBuildings.com 17 years ago we created an online vehicle design to connect the reality of the large building automation industry to a virtual world the internet / web. Today the ease of publishing online allows anyone and everyone to post everywhere. We all are struggling with the blizzard of information and the actual reality within the variety of virtual formats. We all seek guidance and appreciate the sharing from our trusted people and sources to find clarity and even reality within all this virtuality.
I find myself reading and surfing more
and more all kinds of social media; LinkedIn, Twitter, and the flavour
of the month medium to find gems of the new reality. It is now so easy
information with slick graphics and videos one needs to decode each
presentation for relevance in addition to trying to discover the
When we started our online magazine, they
described the internet as the world's greatest ever library with all the
books on the floor. We have not achieved much but now we have the
complication of still organizing the mess on the floor which now contains several valuable
scribbled notes in blog bits and various social media formats.
As resident old guy in the industry it is my mission to help our industry find our new reality in a virtual world. We are extremely pleased with our editorial staff and the continuous parade of new authors that join forces with us each month to build trust and help you find your new reality in our industry.
We all need to find our own reality as
owners, consultants, and integrators to implement all the virtual
greatness being depicted.
Also I have another crusade, please read this month's review where I request help. In coming months I want engage you my readers, and my many authors, to help me create "A Road Map of the Possible for Connected Buildings."
I was unable to attend an extremely successful RealComm/IBcon this year but was glad that my message of
growing the industry younger was included in the show magazine.
These reviews and many other references to the event are part of our July issue.
Realcomm and IBcon Howard Berger, Realcomm
Realcomm/IBcon review 2015 Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd
Realcomm/IBcon Summary Tom Shircliff, Rob Murchison
Control Trends http://controltrends.org/
as alway did an amazing job of capturing the essence of IBcon and in this
interview Paul restates the importance of ongoing training for our industry.
In Paul's interview on our web site he describes how he has developed amazing growth as part of CBRE’s Global Energy and Sustainability team.
As always this new
issue is full of great articles, columns, reviews, new products,
interviews and of course the steady stream of news depicting our
rapidly evolution and journey to our new reality.
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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 http://www.automatedbuildings.com/search/sitesearch.htm
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.
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