This report, available for ACFM members only, explores the key trends that will impact the smart building space in 2021 and beyond. It builds on the research conducted by Verdantix over the last year. The report addresses the major trends that are expected to influence the smart building technology market in the next 12 months and beyond, enveloping many of the influencing factors in this space, including the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. What will be the key objectives of building managers? Which technology areas will see strong levels of investment? How will integrated platform solutions fare?
About the authors
Dayann Charles Jeyamohan
Dayann is an Industry Analyst in the Verdantix Smart Buildings practice. His current agenda focusses primarily on IoT building solutions and the digitization of the built environment and facilities management. This covers themes and technologies across the IoT and cloud landscape including IoT hardware, edge computing and 5G connectivity. Dayann joined Verdantix in early 2020, having previously worked as a Business and Technology Consultant at IBM. He holds an M.Eng. in Engineering (Mechanical) with Business Finance from University College London.
Susan leads the Verdantix Smart Buildings practice. Her current research agenda focuses on software solutions for real estate management including integrated workplace management systems and IoT platforms for buildings. Her research expertise also includes a broad range of energy management technologies and energy services. Susan has eight years of experience in technology research. She holds a MSc from the University of London in Sustainable Development.