Reactive vs Proactive vs Predictive Maintenance

The Internet of Things (IoT) is radically changing the way we interact with the world around us. The ability to electronically manage and monitor physical objects, and optimise procedures and system functions puts data-driven decision making front and centre.  With the help of these tools, businesses and individuals can save time and enhance their quality of life.  In the context of building s

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Smart buildings mean new risk challenges. How prepared are you?

In the property industry, you’re no stranger to risk. Managing assets and managing risk go hand in hand. It was always complicated staying on top of both technical services and cyber security. Now they’re much more intimately bound together, and it takes a different, more comprehensive approach to strategic management. The good news is that the benefits, both long and short-term, are sig

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Protecting cyber networks in buildings

The need to protect buildings with a cyber security system can be correlated to the increasing profile and volume of attacks against these assets. It is no longer possible to remain blissfully unaware that buildings without a proper Building Management System (BMS) are valuable targets for cyber threats and cyber-attacks. One of the first high-profile attacks in 2014 was targeted at a large US ret

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DDM: maintaining a competitive advantage

For many building owners, maintenance costs are a necessary evil. However, the growth of data-driven maintenance (DDM) means that buildings of the future are becoming a reality today, as landlords utilise Operational Technology (OT) to improve productivity, while generating value and optimising the customer experience. Traditionally, responsible organisations would devise a scheduled maintenance

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