National health improvement anyone?

National health improvement anyone? There’s more than the energy reduction to be made with smarter buildings. There’s more to it that pro-active maintenance and there’s definitely more to it than finding that meeting room in 4 minutes instead of 3. There’s more to it because it is the combination of all of the big and…

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FIRST RULE OF IoT – NEVER TALK ABOUT IoT

BUSINESS AS THE DRIVER Never talk about IoT when talking about IoT. Business should always be what is dictating the agenda of technology. 100% of the time. There’s absolutely no point in talking about technology for technology’s sake, except for the fact that is fun. We often fall into this trap ourselves, but it is…

Go-IoT will unstuck everything

STUCK in API-Hell

STUCK in API-Hell “APIs APIs APIs!! That is the future!!!!” – is what everyone is saying right now. Is that really true?  The Handshake-Problem with the API-economy An API is basically like defined handshake. I have my defined handshake, you might have yours and if we were to shake hands, we’ll face a couple of…

Behind the scenes questions

Open, Modular and Sustainable Having helped system integrators connect over 300 buildings to the cloud, we discovered that the road to get there was anything but open, modular and sustainable. That’s what we wanted to change. Behind the scenes questions Directly after my last email interview, Ken Sinclair asked me a couple of questions regarding…

The three virtues applicable to any building, product and solution

The three Vitruvian virtues The three Vitruvian virtues are universally applicable to any solution, any product out there in whatever industry there is. These three simple virtues is what made Apple to what it is today and it will be ever more present in the Building Automation industry as well as other “traditional” industries out…