facilities management

By Sarah Dudley on November 28, 2018

Building momentum at TRIRIGA University – Day 1 Highlights

TRIRIGA University kicked off bright and early this morning in Washington, D.C. With 670 attendees representing  160 organizations from 18 different countries, the room was packed for the opening keynote and panel. Everyone was eager to hear about the evolution of IBM TRIRIGA and the innovation surrounding smart buildings of the future. Here are a […]

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By Joe Lonjin on October 30, 2018

The struggle for data quality is real for asset and facilities management leaders

Today’s facilities are swiftly moving towards a smarter ecosystem, with thousands of physical asset attributes to maintain and manage. To support this complex infrastructure, data management is crucial, and has conventionally been a major issue for higher education facilities. Without quality data management, organizations will struggle to define mission-critical information and achieve supported decision making. […]

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By Linda Okoniewski on October 23, 2018

Top 7 reasons to attend TRIRIGA University 2018

Did you know that we spend 87% of our days in buildings? If you think about that, it seems like a no-brainer that our buildings and spaces must be optimized to operate at peak efficiency and be designed for optimal occupant experience. This is evident when we see that 70% of a building’s costs are […]

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By Claire Penny on October 12, 2018

Buildings with DNA: why today’s “smart” buildings were never dumb

Ask yourself these questions: when was the last time you experienced the latest and most innovative technology, at work? Is your workplace more technically equipped than your home? It is widely accepted that buildings are getting smarter. But were they ever actually dumb? Or have they just been held back by closed proprietary systems and […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 9, 2018

Get a full view of energy consumption and patterns across your enterprise

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series. In my last blog, I talked about facilities management and improving your building’s operations. Today, I am going to continue on the buildings theme and discuss a hot topic for any building owner or occupant: energy consumption. Do you know your building’s current and expected […]

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By Bruce D Baron on April 11, 2018

I think I saw you at Think? Top facilities management takeaways

Think 2018 was a week to remember, and I think I saw you there? But in case I am mistaken, and you weren’t one of the 40,000 attendees at IBM THINK, here’s what you missed. It was a week of networking, learning and sharing thought leadership with a global community. I paid particularly close attention […]

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By Bruce D Baron on February 8, 2018

What we THINK about: facilities management & smart buildings

With the new year in full swing, I have been getting many questions about our upcoming event, Think. Questions such as: Will there be a focus on facilities management and smarter buildings? Will there be real use cases around how IoT & AI make buildings smarter? Are there certification opportunities? Will the entertainment be magnificent? […]

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By Bruce D Baron on November 15, 2017

I’m heading to the smartest building in the world

Although I try to minimize business travel between Thanksgiving and Christmas, there are always events that I see as critical. The evolution of “smart building” technology is interesting to watch, and this year, I am heading to what could be one of the smartest buildings in the world. I am heading to TRIMax, hosted at […]

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By Erin Horbach on August 9, 2017

Three ways to gain from TRIRIGA technology advances

Around the world, changes to the way we manage and measure facilities’ performance continue to place an onus on real estate executives. They must understand their holdings, and make more strategic decisions in regard to the overall portfolio and upcoming transactions. These decisions are influenced by a few factors.  Of greatest importance are the impact of […]

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By Jen Clark on August 1, 2017

Welcome to the Watson IoT Academy

Supercharge your cognitive understanding with the Watson IoT Academy – a free-to-use online hub offering hundreds of courses that range from the fundamentals of IoT to understanding its complexities in greater depth. Why learn about IoT and IBM’s Watson IoT offerings? Cognitive computing represents a new era of computing, radically different from conventional programmable systems. Where older […]

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By Bruce D Baron on July 13, 2017

The TRIRIGA round-up: leveraging analytics and TRIRIGA

IoT data from sensors, devices and equipment in your buildings can help you unlock new insights for better decision making. Now you can improve facility operations while lowering costs. Explore a range of real estate strategies to match your facilities portfolios and make faster, more informed decisions. Watson Analytics is an intuitive, cloud-based analytics tool […]

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By Jayant Hardikar and on May 19, 2017

Four ways to avoid IoT data fatigue

IoT technologies are already well under way to revolutionize every industry ranging from transportation and buildings to manufacturing and environment. With the explosion of sensors, sensor data, innovative ideas of how to harness all the data and vendors who are implementing solutions, there is a real danger of causing data fatigue for the organizations using […]

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