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Siemens Buildings Business & 2022 Financials Examined

November 22nd, 2022
Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Siemens in Smart Buildings – Part 2

October 17th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Siemens in Smart Buildings – Part 1

This Research Note examines the emerging strategic priorities of Siemens in the smart commercial buildings space. We have mapped acquisitions, mergers, strategic partnerships and investment activity to ascertain the Siemens Smart Infrastructure division’s growth by categorizing the various business relationships by technology and investment type over a 3-year period. This article, Part 1 of a 2-part analysis, is intended as […]

Smart Buildings

Meteoviva Sustainable Buildings Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine MeteoViva GmbH, the German provider of a predictive building control system and Sustainable Buildings-as-a-Service offering. This analysis covers the firm’s development, funding, recent as-a-Service deployment and strategic partnerships. The private company has undisclosed external investors, one of whom has backed the firm since the launch of its first product. […]

Smart Buildings

Kieback&Peter Building Automation Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Kieback&Peter, one of the long-established German providers of building automation solutions and services.  This analysis is based on their February 2022 filing of their 2020 company accounts at the German Company Registry and more recent press releases. Kieback&Peter GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1927 in Berlin, Germany and currently reports over 1,400 […]

Smart Buildings

Incorporating BIM Data into IWMS & BIoT Platforms for Building Operations & Maintenance

This Research Note highlights the trends in Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the building operations and maintenance sector and reviews the activities of the major players across the Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS), Building Management Systems (BMS) and Building Internet-of-Things (BIoT) sub-sectors. Building Information Modelling (BIM) has established itself as a key software in the […]

Smart Buildings

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Smart Buildings Space Q2 2022

This research note highlights our analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the second quarter of 2022, based on our database of relevant deals in the smart buildings space. We review the technology areas attracting acquirers, the notable acquisitions during the quarter and the consolidation of startup firms. It is our second article in a series analysing […]

Smart Buildings

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Invests in Software, Open Platforms & Co-Innovation

In this Research Note, we examine two significant initiatives for Siemens Buildings business, both announced in the last week of June 2022: the acquisition of Brightly Software by Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) and the launch of the Siemens Xcelerator platform for digital transformation, which enables co-creation and co-innovation with partners for their new Building X […]

Smart Buildings

Bringing Small Buildings into the Smart Buildings Market

The vast majority of buildings are small and not very smart, and it is their small size that limits their “intelligence” by restricting their access to smart building technology. A staggering 94% of US office space is housed in properties under 50,000 square feet, according to the latest data from Energy Star, and that proportion is […]

Smart Buildings

Smart Building Protocols Strive for Greater Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a massive issue for smart buildings. Cybercriminals are relentless but we must accept them as a reality of connectivity. What we shouldn’t accept is that the IoT sector helps them by churning out insecure products that are picked up by unsuspecting owners and operators who may have limited IT and cybersecurity knowledge. Facilities […]

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