Author: Gayle Wooster

IoT and the OODA loop

“Any powerful idea is absolutely fascinating and absolutely useless until we choose to use it.” – Richard Bach Or how about the old adage, “Actions speak louder than words”? The essential nugget here – clever clichés notwithstanding – is that our behaviors determine our success. We can think long and hard about what we’re going … Continued

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Monitor IT assets to avoid downtime, optimize employee resources and gain peace of mind

Protecting valuable assets in network closets, server rooms and data centers is a key element to reliable systems that are the backbone of most businesses today. By monitoring environmental conditions that surround expensive IT assets, you can have peace of mind knowing that if temperature, humidity or electricity supply starts to change beyond desired thresholds, … Continued

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Retrofit and save with Buddy Ohm

According to a report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), offices represent the largest commercial building sector based on energy consumption, the number of buildings, and floor area. ACEEE claims the average office building can save 18% of its whole building energy use through smart technologies. “Smart” technologies, which the report defines … Continued

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Buddy makes smart spaces accessible to all

Organizations of all sizes around the world are making energy savings a business priority. They’re recognizing the need to collect relevant, timely data about their energy use in order to make informed energy resource decisions. No matter what kind of business or organization, regardless of the type of structure, Buddy is working with companies around … Continued

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Can you hear me now?

We’re all used to seeing the Wi-Fi signal status bars on our mobile phones to the left of our carrier names. The shaded five dots or ascending blocks are what we look for just after the person we’re talking to breaks up and we move closer to the window asking, “Can you hear me now?” … Continued

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Smart Cities: A real-world application for IoT

The Buddy Round Table Series: Smart Cities, A real-world application for IoT. In this inaugural interactive round table session, Buddy invited four forward-looking individuals involved in Smart City initiatives to discuss IoT challenges and trends as it relates to smart buildings and smart cities around the world. No sales pitches here. Just thought-provoking, highly-participatory conversations … Continued

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