Laura Langendorf

Build a more resilient chemical and petroleum organization with intelligence, insights and expertise

Written by Viswanath Krishnan | April 7, 2020 | Chemicals & Petroleum

By necessity – and within reason – chemical and petroleum organizations have been early adopters of technology, with a primary focus on stability and costs. This asset- and people-intensive industry faces some unique challenges, and an innovative and flexible mindset helps these organizations tackle critical areas like: How to adapt quickly to changing circumstances while ...read more


How you can use walls to expand horizons

Written by Laura Langendorf | February 10, 2020 | Buildings, Facilities, Real Estate

While 90% of firms recognize space efficiency as a high or medium cost savings opportunity, GRE is successfully using its team and technology to find that value. If you’re interested in hearing their story, you’ll have the perfect opportunity at the TRIRIGA Academy at IoT Exchange. ...read more


How To Create A Competitive Edge Through The Workplace

Written by Susan Clarke | January 29, 2020 | Buildings

This blog shares three impactful actions for real estate executives to launch in 2020 and beyond, drawing on the latest Verdantix insights, industry research and real-life case studies. ...read more


The next evolution in space: use data and AI to make your facilities even smarter

Written by Kendra DeKeyrel | January 28, 2020 | Buildings

Why is there so much emphasis space? Simply put, space is expensive, and often, it’s the second highest cost to the organization. Yet talent is an even greater cost, and the competition for skilled workers is getting more intense. A great workplace experience is one way to win and retain employees, and puts pressure on companies to create the most cost-effective, yet engaging spaces possible. ...read more


Answering key space questions: how to understand and optimize all your space

Written by Samantha O'Neill | November 14, 2019 | Buildings

Given that the cost of space is usually an organization’s second largest expense, understanding true usage can identify potential ways to reduce cost and improve optimization. As independent research firm Verdantix found, 90% of organizations rate space efficiency as a medium to high cost savings opportunity. In this blog, we’ll discuss why now is the perfect time to consider an intelligent real estate and facilities management solution to better understand and optimize your space. ...read more


Let your building data tell a story

Written by Lisa Barclay | November 7, 2019 | Buildings

The IBM TRIRIGA Reporting offering puts control in the hands of the person analyzing the data and acting on the insights, allowing them to customize reports to suit today’s needs, make better real time decisions, and to easily share the analysis with teams and stakeholders. ...read more


How TRIRIGA delivers insightful solutions for intelligent real estate and facilities management

Written by Kendra DeKeyrel | November 5, 2019 | Buildings

With our Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS), IBM gives our clients a way to more intelligently understand space and facility utilization. And our newest enhancements to IBM TRIRIGA let you know if your space is being used to its fullest or whether it’s time to consolidate, expand or reconfigure. ...read more


Taking facilities management to new heights: insights from the 2019 IFMA World Workplace

Written by Laura Langendorf | October 23, 2019 | Conferences, Events, Real Estate

Time flies, and never does it move faster than at a bustling customer event … like the IFMA World Workplace conference. For two days in beautiful (and warm) Phoenix, AZ, our TRIRIGA team talked to the professionals keeping our buildings at their best. We got to meet new people, show off Sarah, the interactive virtual assistant and building ...read more


Hey, real estate and facility management professionals: are your bags packed?

Written by Laura Langendorf | October 10, 2019 | Buildings

For real estate and facility management professionals, you’ve got three great events to see what’s new, build your skills, talk to experts and extend your network. Plus, your TRIRIGA team will be waiting to see you, too. ...read more


The space planning evolution: know the who, where and when to make the most of your buildings

Written by Samantha O'Neill | September 19, 2019 | Buildings

Did you know that, on average, 30% of an organization’s space sits vacant on a typical working day? Given than real estate is often the second highest cost for an organization, those kind of numbers – and the money they represent – should make any organization stop and think about their space.That’s why today’s building professionals know that “space” is the next frontier in adding value to an organization. Why? IoT, of course. ...read more


Does your real estate group have the tech budget you need? This report can help.

Written by Kendra DeKeyrel | August 1, 2019 | Blog, Buildings

Verdantix, an independent research firm with expertise in smart buildings, recently took an in-depth look at the state of real estate technology. Based on interviews with 50 large organizations located in Europe and North America, the research also included interviews with a panel of experts and industry veterans across real estate investment, asset management, facilities services and technology. ...read more


Meet Sarah, the new AI assistant for your buildings and facilities

Written by Andy Barnes | July 25, 2019 | Buildings

Meet Sarah. She’s the new building virtual assistant and digital concierge from IBM Watson IoT and Quantum Capture. Sarah knows about your building, its occupants and facilities. She is always there to help your visitors, temporary and regular employees understand, interact with and navigate their workplace. ...read more