Buildings

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


Creating a workplace that works for you: why you need a better experience

Written by Alex Melamed | June 26, 2019 | Buildings, Real Estate

Did you know: companies that rank high in employee engagement are 21% more productive and have 37% less absenteeism. They also have up to 59% less turnover than their less-engaged counterparts. Although the ultimate cost of employee turnover may be hard to measure, organizations can spend up to 2x the base salaryto hire a new person. So every productive, engaged employee you keep is a win for the bottom line. That’s why today, we’ll focus on the workplace experience: what you need and how to achieve it. ...read more


Did you recalibrate at Realcomm? What we saw at this year’s conference.

Written by Linda Okoniewski | June 17, 2019 | Buildings, Events

Recap from Realcomm, the largest real estate technology event, which happened June 13-14. ...read more


IoT Exchange Europe: Unlock new value from data with AI and IoT

Written by Christopher Daerr | May 28, 2019 | Asset Management, Buildings, Events...

IBM IoT Exchange is an educational event designed to teach and inspire attendees with the latest innovations and thinking. It will introduce you to techniques you may not already know, and innovations that can enhance your organization’s performance. This carefully curated event will show you how to unlock the power of data with AI and IoT so you can better develop, differentiate and drive your business to success. ...read more


What to expect from 5G and IoT for smart spaces

Written by Chris Wiegand | May 22, 2019 | Buildings

5G is primed to enable a world where every object can be connected by combining new technologies in new ways. By leveraging Beamforming techniques, mid-band spectrums (1-6 GHz), and smaller cells, the coverage benefits 5G delivers will expand the power of the network to cover exponentially more users, devices, sensors, and connected vehicles. ...read more


The Daily Exchange: Day 2 at IoT Exchange

Written by Laura Langendorf and others | April 25, 2019 | Asset Management, Buildings, Engineering...

Welcome to Day 2 of the IBM® IoT Exchange. Another day in which our four academies delivered valuable insights, great main stage presentations and demos that brought technology to life. And if you missed yesterday’s recap, you can read it here. Just like yesterday, we wanted to share some of the day’s highlights: Day 2 Keynote: ...read more


The Daily Exchange: Day 1 at IoT Exchange

Written by Sarah Dudley and others | April 24, 2019 | Buildings, Engineering, Events...

Welcome to Day 1 of the IBM® IoT Exchange. With four academies, main stage presentations and a robust solutions showcase, it was an information-packed day, with IoT thought leaders and experts, and IBM customers, IBM Business Partners and staff. Did we mention we had a backyard party, too? More on that later. If you’re here with ...read more


The results are in: IBM TRIRIGA is a Leader in new independent research

Written by Kendra DeKeyrel | April 15, 2019 | Buildings, Real Estate

If you’re charged with choosing the right technology solution for your real estate and facility management portfolio, I invite you to download the Green Quadrant Integrated Workplace Management Systems 2019 from Verdantix. And let me jump straight to the spoiler: TRIRIGA is a Leader! ...read more


Inspiring keynotes, 50+ sessions and inspiration at IoT Exchange

Written by Laura Langendorf | April 8, 2019 | Buildings, Events, Real Estate

In our last blog, we provided you with five key reasons to attend the TRIRIGA® Academy at the IBM IoT Exchange in Orlando. This week, I want share some of the amazing sessions we’re offering at our IoT event. Four tracks, inspiring keynotes, 50+ sessions and unlimited inspiration Led by industry innovators, thought leaders and ...read more


Your walls can talk…learn what they’re saying at the TRIRIGA Academy.

Written by Paul Lacey | March 12, 2019 | Buildings, Conferences

People spend 87% of their time in buildings. Yet few understand what goes on behind the scenes. If your business needs to drive greater efficiency and a more engaging workplace experience, then join us for the TRIRIGA® Academy, part of the IBM IoT Exchange, April 24-26, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. What is the TRIRIGA Academy? ...read more


Toy manufacturer replaces reliance on sketchy magic with IoT

Written by Sarah Dudley and Graeme Noseworthy | December 20, 2018 | Asset Management, Buildings, Manufacturing...

A large toy manufacturer located at the northernmost point of the planet must produce in excess of 2 billion toys* each year. To meet this incredible demand, it is critical to ensure operations, facility management, and worker safety are at optimum efficiency. To top it off, they must distribute all the toys in just one ...read more