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The Missing Ingredient in Building Valuations

Effective smart building platforms neither replace nor displace humanity; they reinforce it. IoT is the nexus between buildings and people.
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Smart City Approaches in the Real World

If you’re coming from my previous article, What is a Smart City, you might be wondering what smart city developments and technologies look like in the real world. Specific...
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The Impact of IoT on the Commercial Real Estate Industry

IoT applications in commercial real estate can transform the industry, amplify tenant satisfaction, and provide significant returns to stakeholders.
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What Makes a Building “Smart” Isn’t the Tech

This article argues a truly "smart" building is one that optimizes people's lives in a quantifiable and scientifically provable way.
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Inside the Home of the Future: Global Connected Home and Building Trends

Imagine the convenience of your refrigerator alerting you when you’re about to run out of milk. Or the energy savings as lights automatically flip on and off as you enter or...
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Are We Really Making Headway on Building-focused Tech?

The technology community was recently challenged to find a way to make an emotional connection from a building to its occupants because the user experience of working/living in a building sucks. The...

Using IoT in Real Estate: How To Recruit Modern Residents

The competition for attention and rent dollars of a multifamily tenant property remains extremely competitive. The properties that move fast to evolve quickly alongside with advancements in smart home technology are...
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IoT Help Wanted: Solving the Smart Building Problem

Dear Silicon Valley, I work in the facility management industry and could use your help. We have been debating solutions to the same problem for the last 40 years and no...
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IoT in the Workplace: Smart Office Applications for Better Productivity

Apart from spending hours on your smartphone, there are many less obvious ways technologies penetrate our lives. From wearables, beacons, and various sensors, to smart home appliances; there are dozens of...
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Top 5 IoT “Quick Wins” for Smart Buildings

There isn’t one distinct thing a building can change to become “smart.” Each building and its occupants are unique and require a unique approach. However, many times occupants and owners can...

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