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Innovation Insight: How CIOs Can Leverage the IoT to Break Down Building Management Silos

Published: 13 February 2017

ID: G00320997

Analyst(s): Dean Freeman, Kristian Steenstrup


Third-party IoT BMS software companies are breaking down the communication silos between BMSs, reducing complexity by enabling energy savings of 10% to 30%. CIOs will need to assist with software integration and align with facilities teams to realize optimum performance and energy savings.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
    • Buildings Operate Inefficiently
    • Slowly Breaking Down the BMS Silos
  • Benefits and Uses
  • Removing Inefficiencies Saves Time and Energy
  • Adoption Will Take Time
  • Risks
  • Recommendations
  • Reference

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