Create Smarter Buildings: How Businesses Can Benefit from IoT Technology

October 18

The use of IoT technology has steadily grown over the last few years. Offering this state-of-the-art technology for companies of all sizes will enable them to improve efficiency and employee productivity. Describing the various uses of this latest trend in technology will help clients significantly enhance multiple functions of buildings, whether it is through sensors, smartphones, or wearable devices. As you know, the Internet of Things is expected to continue to grow at a fast pace as it helps devices work together to create a working environment that allows companies to save money, time, and resources. Here are just a few ways to describe the benefits of IoT to a potential client and how it can impact businesses in today’s technical world:

Enhance Control

Companies are always looking for ways to increase control and flexibility. Providing IoT technology will enable businesses greater control in a wide variety of areas, whether it is through controlling the temperature, humidity, or lightning inside of an office. These settings can be adjusted at any time to meet the needs of that particular client and they will collect data that consists of various levels of energy consumption for each specific setting. In other words, clients are able to limit their carbon footprint and can monitor their energy consumption levels on a daily basis.

Limit Downtime

An unexpected amount of downtime can severely cripple a company. Fortunately, offering the latest advances of IoT can help keep your client’s business safe and protected from costly amounts of downtime. One of the main benefits of IoT is the ability to monitor the daily functions of a wide variety of applications and software. Your client will be immediately notified of any unusual activity or patterns that may lead to unforeseen amounts of downtime. The use of this technology will enable your customers to be proactive before a major crisis occurs. Instead of reacting to major problems, your clients will be able to easily identify problem areas before they become widespread.


Are you looking for new ways to increase accessibility for businesses interested in the use of your services? As you may know, another great feature of IoT is the ease of access for any employee. Each client can download a mobile app that will make it much easier to access critical work files while they are away from the office. For example, a major selling point is that clients can work on the same project simultaneously, as work files are constantly saved through a cloud server that provides easy access for anyone working on that particular project.

Improve Production

The use of IoT can have a significant impact on your client’s productivity. Whether it is through working from a remote location or scheduling work assignments on a mobile device, IoT is constantly evolving to meet the needs of a demanding workforce. Offering this technology to businesses will create a working environment that focuses on increasing production and making the life of each employee that much easier. The use of technology that creates smarter buildings is a win-win situation for your client and each one of their employees.

As you can see, providing IoT technology will enhance the work environment in a wide variety of ways. Whether your client has only a handful of employees or they are a multi-million-dollar corporation, the use of IoT can significantly make an impact for each worker. As you know, buildings will continue to become smarter as the use of this technology continues to develop over time. The ability to increase control, limit downtime, and improve accessibility will enable your customers to create a dynamic and smart workplace environment.

Johannes Beekman

About the author

After 25 years in engineering, Johannes Beekman founded IoT Marketing with the goal of helping companies bring wide-scale awareness to their inventions. He received a Master of Science in Physics degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology, and a Master in Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and started his career in the semiconductor field. Johannes pioneered two successful wafer fab startups for Philips Electronics; one in Europe and the second one in Asia. And served as Senior Program Manager for Sematech, where he provided solutions for semiconductor industry-wide product improvement and cost reduction challenges. Johannes has also published articles on several trade-focused websites.


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