Skills Shortage

Smart Buildings

MQTT & the Horizontal Approach to Managing Smart Buildings

August 26th, 2021
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Smart Cities

Low Code & No Code Platforms Bringing Legacy Building Equipment Online

January 15th, 2021
Smart Buildings

The HVAC Industry Needs to Figure out a New Way to Attract Talent

Smart buildings represent our urban future but we will need a workforce with new skills to make that happen. Job opportunities in facilities management are at an all time high as adoption of smart systems increase. Those with strong abilities in the connected buildings systems space are in high demand, and command significant wages, while […]

Smart Cities

IT Accelerates its Colonization of OT As Resistance Diminishes

The Internet of Things (IoT) is forcing the worlds of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) together as new environments like smart buildings link their OT systems to the information super-highway. The convergence of OT and IT is not a smooth one, however, issues surrounding business structure, skills shortages, data silos, cyber security and […]

Smart Cities

The Technology Keeps Evolving – The Skills Gap is Widening

The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) is taking place, driving us into the Data Age. Just as with steam power, electricity and computing, the impact of this data revolution will be felt across modern society as homes, buildings and workplaces adopt more intelligent, connected devices and systems. Just as with previous technological leaps, the rate of […]

Smart Cities

Many Cities Are Not Being Smart About Cyber Security

Our cities are getting smarter. Some are smarter than others but the breadth of development suggests that almost all large urban areas will one day be smart in one way or another. As with all digital things, connectivity means vulnerability, and if we continue to neglect cyber security in the age of connectivity then the […]

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