You've likely heard the space-agey phrase "Internet of Things," which refers to the phenomenon of the proliferation of smart objects — thermostats, lights, even appliances — which have onboard intelligence. This is a trend which will only speed up. By 2020, experts anticipate between 25 and 50 billion installed smart units worldwide. This forecast excludes items such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.
This article highlights some of the ways facility managers can use smart devices and the proliferation of social media to enhance facility management. Check it out!