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Project Haystack Update  There are several exciting happenings and events taking place with Project Haystack. - John Petze, Executive Director, Marc Petock, Secretary, Project Haystack

Bridging the Gap  from Paper to Integrated, Metered IoT Building Management - Daniel Scalisi, COO, SmartCSM

Microsoft’s Azure Digital Twins Platform  Could Disrupt Cloud Computing for the Building IoT - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 

Facility IT and the Future Workforce  A changing workforce can only be serviced by new thinking about facilities, that’s Facility IT. - Anto Budiardjo, Facility IT Evangelist

EDGE-YOU-CATION: The Never Ending Story (Part 2) - Teach a student ‘about one thing’ and they will learn it. Teach a student ‘how to learn’ and they will teach you. - Leo SaLemi, Professor and Program Coordinator, Building Automation, George Brown College, Toronto

A City Full of Unconnected Building Networks is Not Smart The responsibility is not with the vendors competing in a free market but with the standards agencies to set guidelines that are best for the sector as a whole. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

Niagara Edge 10  Beta Customers Give the GO Sign to Wide Rollouts - Therese Sullivan, Customer Marketing Leader, Tridium Inc.

What is Edge Computing?  Edge computing is the movement of decentralised intelligence that reduces core computing environmental needs, reduces volumes of data that has to be moved and brings machine learning to the edge. - Parikshit Joshi, Lead - IoT and Data Science, Simform

DX  Digital Transformation (DX) is the acceleration of business and operational activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage the opportunities that digital technologies deliver and their outcomes. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring Inc.

26 BAS Controls Technical Interview Questions  (Part 2 of 2)  In conversations with controls professionals over the last month, Phil Zito (Building Automation Monthly and BAS Trainer) and I have assembled a list of questions to help jump-start ideas for you. Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, LLC and Phil Zito, Founder & CEO, Building Automation Monthly

Cheating “Death by 1000 cuts” The technological approach to a more sustainable future will most likely lie in harmonizing BACnet and IoT underneath a BACnet umbrella, utilizing Haystack and the likes to get things to talk together in a better way and to make it easier to apply analytics as well. Part 1 of 2  Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT

contemporary Columns - November 2018

BAS Specifications: Can Too Much Be a Bad Thing? - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽ AP, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

Use Customer Engagement to Sell  The art of Vlogging by customers promotes your products for you. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project

Edge-ifcation Meets Maker Movement  The movement is a contemporary, technology-based subculture that is an extension of the DIY ( Do It Yourself ) movement. - Ken Sinclair,

Building Automation Is on a Journey to the Edge  When I cannot find the words to express myself. I create my own. Here is another one: edge-ification, the process of moving intelligence and control to the edge. - Ken Sinclair,

Edge-ifcation - Moving the Murky Muddled Middle to the Edge  It’s the age-old question: centralize or de-centralize? It seems the new edge generation of technology is answering the question. - Ken Sinclair,


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