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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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Introducing Buddy Ohm Managed Services

At Buddy, our vision is to ‘make every space smarter.’ We’ve found that technology, when coupled with sound processes and domain expertise, drives significant results in a building’s performance and bottom line. We’ve also found that many of our customers don’t have the resources or time available to leverage increasing amounts of building data to … Continued

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Collaborative climate action

Through 2017 disclosures from 7,000 corporations (including 70% of the S&P 500) and 750 cities in seven key US states, the CDP (a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts) reports that substantial numbers of companies and cities are already on their … 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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Buddy Ohm launches with Ingram Micro Spain

The roll-out of Buddy Ohm with Ingram Micro Spain is complete, extending Buddy Ohm distribution into all regions of Spain, the Balearic & Canary Islands and Portugal. Buddy representatives were initially introduced to customers at the Ingram Micro Digital Summit in Madrid and our shared launch at the recent Microsoft IoT in Action event  in Barcelona. … Continued

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Recent wins across the United Kingdom

For Buddy Platform today, smart spaces run the gamut from recreational vehicles, as seen by our work with Airstream, to schools like Kenyon College, Culver Academies and Whitefish School District. These are just a few of the many use cases for deployment of Buddy Ohm in helping organisations measure and verify energy consumption and drive … Continued

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Checking In on Works With Ohm

At the Buddy Connect event in Sydney in March, 2018, we unveiled a new program called Works with Ohm, designed to help broaden the types of meters and sensors that can transmit data to Buddy Ohm. Why take this approach? In reality, we can’t possibly make or anticipate every scenario or meter that may present … 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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