October 2018
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Education the Never Ending Story We need to take an ‘Agile’ approach to education and teach students what they need to know ‘now’ and not wait for 2 to 4 years before they can apply that knowledge. – Leo SaLemi, Professor, Program Coordinator, George Brown College

Your Bias is Showing  The essence of Cognitive Bias is to make skewed decisions based on pre-existing factors such as personal experience or preference rather than on the data and other hard evidence.  - Paul Campbell, Director of Analytics, Phoenix Energy Technologies

Advocating For A Hands-On Approach to BAS Training  Quality training can be found through several entities. These include manufacturers, contractors, apprenticeship centers, trade schools, community colleges, and online learning services. - Jon Vietti, Owner, DDC Support Services

The Need for Open-Software, Open-Hardware - Why and How - Calvin Slater

The New Dialogue in Smart Buildings  Today, most have embraced the fact that technology is changing the game and is the cornerstone of operating buildings as an economic model. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring Inc

Keeping Up with the Data Demands  of the Millennial Generation’s Smart Buildings - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

5 Questions Every Hiring Manager MUST Get Answers To (Part 1 of 2) Unsuccessful hires cost money, lost time, stunted growth, and disengagement.  - Skip Freeman, BASI Solutions, LLC

One Protocol to Rule them all? Taking buildings to the cloud, connected buildings, advanced analytics, machine learning, Internet of things… How do we get value out of buildings in the best way possible that is also future proof? Is there such a way? - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT

The Emergence of the Past, Present, and Future  My own personal bias is towards using the new generation of BAS-IoT technologies coming on the market. – Leo SaLemi, Professor, Program Coordinator, George Brown College

Creating Your Own Custom Sedona Components While creating hardware-dependent components that utilize native platform functions can be challenging, hardware-independent component development is much easier. -  Zach Netsov, Product Specialist, Contemporary Controls

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BAS Physical Architecture  Why Is It Important To The Design? - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDŽ AP, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions

Open Software, Open Hardware, and Open Minds  I scare myself several times a day, every day, learning all that I can while trying to keep an open mind. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings

Building Better Bots for Buildings  Why are we talking about building bots and not building controls?  Because the building automation industry is rapidly becoming the ears, eyes, arms, voice, and legs that are sensing, listening, seeing, and carrying out the commands of self-learning and AI thought bots.  - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings

Edge-You-Cation  Learning about our journey to the Edge - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings

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