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#EachforEqual" is a power hashtag being unleashed this International Women's Day some of our industries; womens' articles follow.

The Need for Better Building Management Systems Storytellers  Why the industry’s labor shortage is not just an HR problem, but a marketing issue. - Lauren Scott, Director, Marketing, Distech Controls

How Marketing can better the Building Automation industry  Marketing is so much more than advertising, and that is something this industry doesn’t seem to understand very well. - Monica McMahen, Director of Marketing, Optigo Networks

Building a More Diverse Industry ...if everyone designing, building, and managing our buildings has similar experiences and perspectives, will they know what obstacles other folks face in the built environment?  Natalie Serafini, Marketing Strategist, Optigo Networks & Monica McMahen, Director of Marketing, Optigo Networks

Australian Bushfires  and what lies ahead for sustainability in real estate - Deb Noller, CEO, Switch Automation

Mentoring: A lasting Impact   Being a mentor is a lifelong position that doesn’t stop when you leave the office or job site.  - Erin DeFrieze, Manager, Professional Services / Application Engineer, Lynxspring, Inc.

Top 5 Predictions for Workplace Experience in 2020  We asked our partners, clients, and in-house experts to weigh in on "what will the workplace look like in 2020?" Read on for a list of top 5 predictions. - Anna Lui, Marketing, Comfy

Update from Australia:  A diverse set of solutions for the built environment. - Kerri Lee Sinclair, Chair, SBE Australia

"The Amazing Women of Tech and Their Effort at #EachforEqual"  These events are fully run by women with women speakers.  - Sudha Jamthe, CEO, IoTDisruptions

Hire Women to Help Lead the Smart Buildings Industry  Huge gap in female leadership across the building technology/management industry. Women represent just 1.4% of HVAC, 5.2% of computer control programmers and operators. - Casey Talon, Research Director, Navigant Research

Women in the Male World? A stereotype, but is it still valid?  - Katarzyna Goleniewska, Marketing Manager, Global Control 5

March Articles

The Expanding Role of Wireless Sensors in the Built Environment  Wireless sensors offer clear value and are leading us to evolve new practices for using them to enhance building performance and efficiency, occupant wellness and satisfaction, meet compliance requirements and manage risk. - Marc Petock, Lynxspring, Inc.

Wireless-First Strategy, what to think about? - Nicolas Waern, "The Building Whisperer"

How To Design an IP Network for an IP Based BAS System  BAS OT Network Design: ON-PREMISE First, OFF-PREMISE Second - Scott Cochrane, President, CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering

Facilities as Strategic Assets  Navigating the digital transformation of Building Products and Services - Dan Diehl, CEO, Aircuity, Paul O’Malley, Owner Paul O'Malley Associates LLC, Lou Ronsivalli, Principal, GioVantage Strategies, LLC

Smart Building Cybersecurity is a Process, Not a Project or a Product  -  James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

contemporary Columns - March 2020

HVAC:Born Again Connected  We need to imagine what every HVACR product would look like if it was "born again connected."  -  Ken Sinclair Facilitesnet

Industry's Amazing Women  Take this time to recognize the women in our industry. Ken Sinclair/contractormag

What Does Open Mean to You?  Just returning from AHRExpo Orlando and a very successful Open discussion for an Open Future.  -  Ken Sinclair/contractormag

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