The Octopus looks a lot like the IoT monster we are all wrestling with: smart, soft, slippery, flexible and able to change form; but to be useful the beast needs to learn how to ride our existing industries’ bikes, which are old, rigid, hard, and...
The catchphrase, Are you IoT ready? (Which I sometimes shorten to RUIoT-Ready) has raised some interesting questions.
Both residential and commercial contractors got filled in on the latest technology that’s influencing the markets served by plumbing contractors at the CONNECT 2017 conference and show.
This may take some getting used to. Or maybe not. Perhaps we’ll slide so easily into our houses and buildings just doing things on their own that we’ll wonder how we ever managed before.
The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), which links components or systems via network connectivity, has enabled the instant transfer of data across people, projects and borders.
I created this Timeline of Smart Building Automation Evolution, with over a hundred events linking thousands of articles depicting our industry's history and its (sometimes) painfully slow evolution.
We need to embrace these six words and make them a part of the IoT journey we all are on.
Thanks for joining me on my thinking-out-loud journey to better understand new approaches evolving in our industry in the area of human-centric building automation.
All of us are engaging in a transformation for the greater good. People-Powered Transformation will occur when and as fast as we allow it, but only when all the people it touches embrace that coming change.