September 2019
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Smart Buildings – Can they be described by 3 characteristics and 6 types of components? - Rune Winther, Head of Digital Products Development, Buildings & Properties, Multiconsult

Need to Hire a BAS Professional?  With 21,015 BAS Job Openings, you’d Better Read This! - Skip Freeman,  Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, Inc.

Bridge the Gap  Exploiting synergies through system integration - Paula Bisiriyu
The Most Significant Challenges for Organizations Today Relate to People” - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori

API = New Software (& Integrator) Capabilities x Infinity! - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering

Predictive building management is all about intelligence  It is a misconception that converging your building on IP makes it truly intelligent. Intelligence means being able to “think” in REAL-TIME, especially into the future to anticipate what happens next. - Philip R. Juneau, Automated Technology Company (ATC)

Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Business  It’s really easy to sweep cybersecurity under a rug. The BAS industry has not had to address this issue in the past as most of the systems we have installed have been disconnected from the rest of the world. With the move to IP, this is no longer the case. - Anto Budiardjo, Editor, New Deal for Buildings

Accommodating Private Capital Markets  Great Time to Raise Capital or Consider an Exit - Glenn Tofil, Managing Director, England & Company

Reduce the Cyber Risks to Your Buildings  with Proactive Management - Kevin T. Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Tridium

Build Your Own Edge Controller Backbone them all together. The only real difference here is that the components are soldered to a board rather than plugged-in. This demonstrates the power of Open-Source, both in software and now hardware.  - Calvin Slater, Climatec

A Recipe to Create Smarter Buildings?  Did I just come up with the recipe to create Smart Buildings? - Nicolas Waern, The Building Whisperer

Establishing a Smart Building Industry Standard  We spend the first hour of a meeting establishing what we mean by smart, how smart is smart, navigating disbelief, educating about new technology, and finally arriving at common ground. - Troy Harvey, CEO, PassiveLogic

A Designer's Guide to work in AI  AI Design is the area of design about how we design products and experiences in the world automated by Artificial Intelligence (AI). - Sudha Jamthe, CEO, IoTDisruptions

The Digital Twin  A First Step in Attracting & Retaining Commercial Tenants - Adam Benson, VP of Engineering, BuildingIQ

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Gaining a Backbone, Bolting on Security  This month, I describe how I put systems that are insecure-by-design on the corporate backbone and then enabling remote access.  - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc

Dealing with online customers  How to deal with the negativity of the customers you will never actually meet. - Manny Mandrusiak CD., Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project

Building Backbones  I wish to start us on a re-education path that will redefine our present understanding of what the new Building Backbones might be.  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

Attraction and Retention of Millennials and Zillennials  Adopting the new Hyper IP-Enabled generation to our workforce is a big part of the solution to our Education Emergency. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

Building Automation: Our Education Emergency  The amount we need to learn and the speed at which we need to learn it is unprecedented.  Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings

 Articles and Columns from August 2019


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