Products that don’t have analytics built into them are fundamentally missing a major sense. If product manufacturers can’t understand real-time product usage, they are essentially flying blind.
Headed to the 2019 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show (IBS) next month? That’s great news. You’ll be joining some 60,000 visitors from around the globe converging in Las Vegas for one of the industry’s biggest events of the year.
Remember Apple’s MobileMe from a few years ago? Now it’s mobile you, mobile me, mobile we…in other words, mobile everybody. Today’s workforce is more mobile than ever—whether through smartphones, tablets, laptops, watches or even glasses. And builders, contractors and architects are no exception. According to ProSales, the 2,800-plus construction apps available in the Apple app store are evidence of that.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has entered the B2B space in full force.
It’s no secret that building product brands are attempting to reposition themselves from traditional product manufacturers to technology-centric solution providers specializing in the categories they offer. Today, many manufacturers are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), allowing users to send and receive data, often in real time, in addition to leveraging a product’s automated and connected features.