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Project Management on Building Automation System Projects  Having a project manager who can effectively lead and motivate your project teams, rather than simply dole out work tasks, is invaluable. - Andy Martin, Owner, BlueRithm

Beyond 72 Degrees and Sunny Inside  Why the conversation about indoor environments is changing. - Dan Diehl, CEO, Aircuity.

Smart Buildings  #SpaceAsAService & the Human Deficit - Antony Slumbers / @antonyslumbers Digital Transformation Strategist

Smart Buildings Follow The Light to Health & Wellbeing  If we all feel more awake during the day and sleep better at night, then we can all be healthier, calmer, more productive and therefore better at our jobs. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

  Digital Blanket enables visibility of building health factors on a real-time basis to its occupants. This includes air quality, temperature, humidity, ventilation, occupancy, noise, security, etc. - Bala Chitoor, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, FutureIP Labs

Reconstructing Buildings into Platforms and Services  Nordic Smart Building Convention 2017 - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research

Overhauling a Work Environment Into The Digital Era  - Patrik Etelävuori, Head of Concepts and Innovations - Facilities, Tieto

3 Key Considerations of Smart Building System Integration  A good solution demonstrates immediate operational savings and ROI; a great solution continues to do so well into the future. - Peter Rake, Systems Integrator, Switch Automation

My Take on the IT & OT Debate in Buildings  This article is about the relationship between IT and OT in the context of buildings, specifically the systems that automate and manage HVAC, lighting, physical security, and other electro-mechanical systems. -  Anto Budiardjo, CEO, PointView, Inc

The Edge Is Here. And It’s Here Now!  The Edge, simply put, is a means to collect and process data at the device level rather than in the cloud, at the enterprise or remote data center. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy

The Most Promising Union  Niagara 4 Port for the Dell Edge Gateway - Larry Andriunas, President, Kodaro LLC

Operations and Information Technology Closing the Gap for Real Estate - Brian Turner, President, OTI

Who You Gonna Call? — Digital Twins!  A digital twin is a dynamic software model of a physical thing or system. - Anno Scholten,  President, Connexx Energy

4 Smart Ways to Make Your Workplace More Productive  Most scholarly research agrees that the key workplace design factors impacting the performance of knowledge workers include noise, lighting, temperature, and spatial arrangements. - The Comfy Team

Highlights from Realcomm-IBcon San Diego  The Fear-of-Missing-Out was intense. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

contemporary Columns - July 2017

Living Like the Jetsons  The idea that the home is no longer just a house, but now an information hub is completely awesome, and very much in tune with the millennial culture. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy

From the Clouds to the Fog  New options in computing and small-scale intelligence introduce patchy fog and mist (or just fog) into the technical conversation. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc.

Should You Sole-Source a BAS?   As with many BAS issues, the answer to this question is “it depends.” - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽAP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

The Change  Are we fully sensing the change IoT is bringing to our industry? Maybe the best way to answer that question is to look at how we are changing the way we are sensing. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher,  AutomatedBuildings

Bridging the Skill Gap  How do we Find, Train and Retain Our Future Smart Building Professionals. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings

Sensing the Change "Sensing the Change" is a double entendre, a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in two ways, having a double meaning. - Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings

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