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Teamwork is the recipe for success!

Written by Beth Worrall

With team members scattered across Australia and the US, we’re prolific users of collaboration technology and video teleconferencing to break down these geographical barriers. Last week provided us with a rare and fantastic opportunity to physically bring many of our people to Adelaide for a three-day planning and strategy event. As a relatively new person … Continued

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Collaboration, integration and interoperability key to smart cities

Written by Adam Schultz

Long the responsibility of State Governments, the Australian Federal Government has been considering what central role they might play in the development of cities. As the country struggles with population growth, economic transition and climate change, the solutions offered by IoT technologies, smart and connected cities and infrastructure is of increasing national interest. At a … Continued

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Strength in diversity

Written by Robin Giese

The technology industry is a wonderful industry to be a part of, offering opportunities to work and travel all over the world. As technology professionals, we benefit and grow from a highly diverse workforce. Throughout my career, one of the most positive experiences I have had is in the running of diverse and inclusive teams, … Continued

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Smart city is the answer, but what is the question? Please vote to see Buddy Platform present at next year’s SXSW!

Written by Beth Worrall

Buddy Platform CEO Dave McLauchlan has joined forces with City of Adelaide CIO Peter Auhl to submit a panel idea to next year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Panel ideas are now open to the public for voting, so please cast your vote here. SXSW is a unique series of festivals focused on … Continued

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Buddy Ohm to be deployed in the Caribbean through the largest mobile operator in the region

Written by Brian Seitz

In the hospitality and tourism industry, the customer experience is paramount. When experience and atmosphere is your core product, you want to do everything you can to make it as rich and immersive as possible. Often, creating these experiences relies on lush landscapes, stunning displays and environmental comfort for guests. These lean on ample power, … Continued

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Change starts with data

Written by Tim Ritchie

Ninety seven percent of climate scientists agree that the earth has been getting warmer over the past century and that is very likely caused by human activity. Careful study of ice cores, tree rings, ocean sediments, and coral formations prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the increase in carbon dioxide is linked to … Continued

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Introducing Buddy Ohm, a complete resource monitoring system for smart cities

Written by Brian Seitz

Earlier today, the Buddy Platform team unveiled Buddy Ohm a simple, complete and low cost solution for monitoring the consumption of electricity, gas, water, steam and solar power generation, called Buddy Ohm. The new product helps accurately measure the consumption of these resources in buildings, government facilities, and public infrastructure, helping managers, occupants and citizens get … Continued

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MWC 17 is complete, here’s a quick look back

Written by Brian Seitz

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the largest and most important technology trade shows in the industry, and its scope and breadth of topics continues to grow year over year. Buddy Platform has participated in MWC for a number of years, exhibiting as part the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Choose Washington stand. We couldn’t be more proud to represent … Continued

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The March to Parse Shutdown Continues

Written by Brian Seitz

Have you heard? Facebook’s Parse service is shutting down! Of course you have, at least if you have been following activity here at Buddy for any length of time. Every day that passes, the reality of Parse’s shutdown is landing with app owners and managers around the world, and we have been working with many … Continued

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Buddy’s Extraordinary Shareholder Meeting Recap

Written by David McLauchlan

Today at our headquarters in Adelaide, South Australia we hosted an Extraordinary Shareholder meeting to provide some updates and formally vote on two resolutions put before shareholders. It was a great opportunity to get a clear view of where Buddy is heading, so if you missed the webinar and teleconference, we’ve posted it below for … Continued

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Buddy’s Perspective on Transactive Energy

Written by Brian Seitz
transactive energy

Buddy is at IoT Evolution Expo this week sharing our take on a relatively new model called Transactive Energy. Our CEO David McLauchlan shares his thoughts on the opportunity for IoT to power Transactive Energy by making smart grid technology readily available for consumers and cities. Check it out! Download our White Paper on “The … Continued

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