Integrating Information Technology into the Built Environment - Bridging the Classic Facility and IT Divide
The degree to which Information Technology (IT) influences the built environment is large and increasing. There are challenges in bringing facility managers up to speed on this impact that can have huge benefits. But what steps need to be taken by technology vendors and facility managers (FM) to reap the full advantage these technologies? The integ...
Realcomm’s upcoming webinar on “Best Practices – Best of the Best for 2013 Intelligent Building Technologies” to be held on 12/12/2013, is a timely look at some of the best practices adopted in technology integration in intelligent buildings. For an industry that is still grappling with how to define intelligence, and most importantly take the righ...
2014 is set to be the year when the focus of both IT buyers and IT sellers, shifts to the Internet of Things (IoT). In 2014, more data will be generated by machines (‘things’) than by human beings. This creates enormous opportunities: To analyze and use vast amounts of data. To store data and source application functionality in/from the cloud....
In September this year, Philips lighting announced its ambitious plan to collaborate with retailer Staples to bring LED lighting within affordability and accessibility to the general consumer. This partnership with Staples will see Philips’ Energy Star-rated LED products retailed across 360 Staples stores in North America. The complete portfolio of...
I want to talk about my house. It’s a lovely house: it’s on a golf course, with a beautiful view of the 17th green. It’s in northern Virginia, not far from Washington, D.C. It’s got high ceilings and lots of sunshine and is painted pretty colors. When my husband and I bought it, it was just the two of us (well, and our Corgi, Lizzie). It seemed eno...
Executive summary: Improving competitive positioning to drive sustainable market growth for Schneider Electric Corporation – A speculative analysis Introduction: Schneider Electric Corporation S.A (SCHN.PA) (hereafter called in as Schneider) is a global specialist in energy management. They participate across multiple markets like industrial auto...
Appointment of Todd Raba as new CEO of GridPoint, Inc - A crucial turn for the company and the enterprise energy management solutions industry
This morning’s announcement from GridPoint, Inc. regarding the appointment of new CEO Todd Raba certainly ushers in some positive changes not only for the company, but for the enterprise energy management market itself. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/gridpoint-appoints-former-berkshire-hathaway-executive-todd-raba-chief-executive-officer-2013-10...
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