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Knowledge is power. Becoming conversant in digital of the built environment will make you and your team stand out from the crowd.


Internet of Things

Michael Grant

Facilities management operations are changing as a result of the data that IoT exposes. In this session we will discuss:

  • Use cases
  • An analysis of what FM companies are doing in the market
  • Skills requirements
  • OT/IT convergence
  • A look towards the future


System Architecture

Sam Hall

Understanding how systems work with each other is important to ensure low operating costs and compatibility. This session will show common ways to represent how systems work with other and present some key considerations when selecting technology:

  • What is systems architecture?
  • Why do we need it?
  • Key benefits
  • An example system breakdown



Zhelini Sivanesan

This session will introduce a set of technologies and their functions for key industry technologies that may feature in packaged solutions, such as. We’ll also take a look at how these technologies fit together:

  • SQL
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JSON
  • API
  • Brick/haystack
  • Hadoop



Michael Grant

A platform is a piece of software that ties together a set of source systems and runs the data for analytics. This session will cover the fundamental components of a platform and what they do. We will also introduce the main vendors for enterprise-scale IoT platforms:

  • What is a platform?
  • Components of a platform
  • Benefits of a platform
  • Different models
  • Scaling with a platform
  • Platform requirements
  • Vendors


Mobile Apps

Samuel Warren

Mobile apps promise user first-time-right functionality that should be easier than raising a request for something or dealing with a person. In this session we will cover:

  • Use cases
  • The process of creating a mobile app
  • Mobile app systems architecture and the dependencies