How to choose the best building management app
Deciding on which building software and mobile app your organization should use is a complex task. Follow these steps to pick the right building software app and drive productivity with real-time data and communication.
IT and OT convergence yields smarter buildings
In this post we revisit one of our favorite sessions of IBCon 2018, highlighting IT and OT convergence through the eyes of two visionary leaders at Oxford Properties.
Visionary leaders: Has the enterprise lost its edge?
Where are the visionary leaders of today? Today's successful enterprises cut through the noise and leverage new technology to deliver transformative change.
3 key decisions to make real estate data a valuable business asset
All day, every day we talk to companies who own or operate large portfolios of buildings. And most of them have a data problem—in that, it’s scattered everywhere and none of it is connected. It’s astounding how much data is generated across a portfolio but remains completely inaccessible to the people who are expected to […]
#SwitchHighlights: What’s new with Switch?
Ever wonder how our team of engineers and data scientists and designers and software experts come up with ‘the next big thing’ at Switch Automation? Inspiration must come from somewhere right? Right. It does indeed come from somewhere— our customers. Keeping them [e.g. their day-to-day role, the things that keep them up at night, the […]
How to //build a startup, according to women
One of the best things about partnering with large tech companies like Microsoft is when they recognize, support and leverage the innovative power that comes from women in start-ups with global ambitions. Switch Automation partners with Microsoft in a lot of technical ways [e.g. built end-to-end Microsoft, hosted on Azure, utilize Windows 10 gateways to talk […]
Top 5 smart tech
Being a tech company ourselves focused on innovation and REAL change, we have more than a few tech-trend-watchers on our roster. So we picked their brains [and those of a few industry friends, on CES watch] to sharo jot down the top 5 technologies that we’re really stoked to watch unfold this year. Clear Solar Panels […]
Connected devices: En-‘lightening’ at Microsoft Ignite
No child in poverty by the year 1990. 1 billion trees planted by the year 2000. 50 billion connected devices by the year 2020. Big, bold statements. The first two never came to fruition. So what about 50 billion connected devices by the year 2020? Is this statement likely to be truth or hype? Our CEO was […]