A Judicious SWOT Analysis – Just Five (5) Apropos Questions to Ask Yourself by Bill Attardi

The SWOT (Strengths / Weaknesses / Opportunities / Threats) Analysis is an important tool in the strategic marketing planning process and is taught in every graduate and undergraduate business course in academia. My view is that this should be an

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Cisco Stokes PoE Lighting Push with Dedicated Ethernet Switch, Signs Up Marriott

The IT company’s Digital Building Ethernet box will support lighting, heating, security, and other building operations without the electricity losses associated with some PoE schemes. Hoping to solve some of the shortcomings of Power-over-Ethernet technology, Cisco Systems introduced a new

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Times & Trends: PoE: The Next Game Changer to Watch? By Jim Lucy

A sometimes overlooked trend with truly game-changing potential is the growing acceptance of PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) cabling, which is quickly changing how lighting systems are wired in many new buildings and retrofits. It’s not too often that a new product technology

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Philips Teams With Cisco and Dutch Energy Utility Alliander on Smart Lighting Project

The threesome teamed with a private-public group called Amsterdam Smart City, Dutch telecoms giant KPN, and others to install a connected lighting scheme and public Wi-Fi at Hoekenrodeplein, a large modern square with shops, hotels, and music that’s near Amsterdam

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Acuity, Microsoft to Jointly Show Lighting-Based IoT Services for Retail Trade at NY Confab

In a move underscoring that the IT and lighting world are in full-swing convergence, Acuity announced that it will show its LED-based indoor positioning technology at Microsoft’s Retail Industry Group booth at the National Retail Federation’s annual convention and exhibition

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NOVEMBER 16, 2015: DOE Connected Lighting Systems Workshop

At the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. There is a lot of buzz today about the Internet of Things and the convergence of intelligent controllable light sources, communication networks, sensors, and data exchange in future lighting systems. There is less talk,

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