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The Sea Change is Happening – IT converging with OT - Sunita Shenoy, Intel Director of Products, Industrial Internet of Things Group

Haystack Connect 2017 Recap  The Project Haystack standard is solving the challenge and is widely adopted and accepted, now appearing in specifications and requirements from end users that want to ensure they can take advantage of the value contained in their device data and make it actionable. - John Petze, Executive Director,, Marc Petock, Executive Secretary,

Haystack Connect 2017 Conference Brought Together Real Scientists, Top Data Gurus and Leading Building IoT Professionals  Project Haystack ( is pleased to announce that the 3rd biennial Haystack Connect 2017 Conference held at the Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Florida from May 8 – 10, 2017 was a great success.

Three tips that will help you improve your time management  Empower your employees by delegating more responsibility.  - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder, CUBE-USA

What exactly is a “Room Controller”?  This year, we launched the embedded CO2 sensor. Later in the year, we will release a wireless Temperature/Humidity/CO2 sensor and VAV specific LUA script for the SE8000. - Gina Elliott, MBA, Marketing, EcoBuildings Division, Schneider Electric

Haystack Connect 2017: Interoperability for Buildings and Beyond - Adam Hise @adam_hise

Beyond Energy Management: Building Performance Optimization Services Take Centre Stage - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Consultant, Tomlinson Business Research

Haystack Connect and IoT World Set Foot on Common Ground  From Saddlebrook to Silicon Valley, everyone is talking about using data to bring order, efficiency and transparency to the operational challenges of running buildings. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd

Filling the BeMS Training Gap  Companies who truly understand the systems they have installed and their relationships are able to make best of use their Building energy Management System and help them achieve their objectives of saving energy and reducing carbon emissions. - Steve Harrison, Technical Director,  Optimised Learning

Put Security First  Security is critical — but the process of securing a traditional network is long and tiresome. - Dan Ronald,  VP Product Management, Optigo Networks

Let the People Rule – Harnessing occupancy data from IT for optimizing HVAC operation - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc, Principal, SES Consulting Inc. & Stefan Storey, Ph. D, P.Eng, CEO, Building Scientist, Sensible Building Science

Technical Presentations at Haystack Connect  Provide Real Solutions for Building IoT Data Management - Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Columns - June 2017

Principals of Transactive Energy Building toward Transactive Microgrids Everywhere - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

A Manager’s Guide to Millennials  The need to listen to them- Millennials want to feel that they are constantly contributing, so as managers, we need to adopt a “no idea is a bad idea” attitude.  Effective communication is always an essential management skill, but it is critical in managing millennials in a time of change, negotiation, and conflict. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q Collegeand Q Academy

Upgrading Old BASs  Is a Gateway in Your Future? - ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽ AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

The Uberization of Comfort, Satisfaction, and Wellbeing  The fastest growing businesses in the world, such as Uber and Airbnb, using tools like disintermediation and price transparency, create a marketing model that brings buyers and sellers together in an efficient, regulated, and innovative manner. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuiidings

Volttron! (With two Ts)  The Super Robot defender of the Universe rises to save us all from yet another annoying acronym. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

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