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Archive for the ‘Building Intelligence’ Category

Delivering for Long-Time Customer

buildingintelligence2_smallerMcKenney’s is demonstrating the power of bdoc® Business Intelligence (BI) for BuildingsTM for new electrical and supporting HVAC systems at a Georgia broadcasting company’s central plant.

 

The Challenge

The McKenney’s Automation & Control Solutions (ACS) team had previously developed the broadcaster’s bdoc monitoring system for both HVAC and power equipment. As new equipment came online, the ACS team had to design and present the massive amounts of data from generators, electrical switchgear, power monitoring equipment and end-user devices into an easily manageable and visually friendly bdoc interface.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Project Highlights

Program Manager Jill Myers Is a Keynote Panelist at the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2015

GartnerOur very own Jill Myers will be a keynote panelist at this year’s Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit.  Look for her at the “Building a Data Driven Culture” session on March 31!  More information about the summit can be found at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/business-intelligence/.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Events, News

Big Data Delivers Big Insight

bdoc_editCheck out one of the latest projects by our Enterprise Intelligence Group—the creation of a replicable and expandable solution for tracking big data at a Midtown Atlanta 7,000-space parking garage.

 

The Challenge

The parking garage manager monitored visitors via different systems that didn’t share data—one managing visitors to the retail area and another managing employees and residents for the office and residential facility. The system lacked an efficient means of tracking visitors entering and exiting the garage, where they lived or worked, and the duration of time parked inside the garage.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Project Highlights

Your Building: the On-Ramp to Your Network for Cyber Criminals

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Two things building owners and property managers need to know.

  1. Never underestimate your building control system as a vehicle of breach for hackers.
  2. Cyber security is a problem that will never be solved.

This second statement is one that I heard recently at a meeting that included primarily litigation professionals and cyber security experts.  If that makes you uncomfortable, I have some more statistics that will add to your level of discomfort…

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Tags: Building Intelligence

Is Big Data Dead?

buildingintelligence2_smallerAccording to recent articles I have read, the answer is a resounding “yes.” However, I tend to take the approach that Jon Morris mentions in an article he posted on inc. titled How to Gather Smart (Not Big) Data. Data is data no matter the size or complexity. It is what you do with it that can set you apart from your competition.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence