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  • Lessons from CES: Perspectives in Product Management ... Your Next UI

    Lessons from CES: Perspectives in Product Management ... Your Next UI

    B2B product managers should look to the consumer market at CES in Las Vegas for market insights. Devices that succeed are increasingly easy to use while managing complex functionality.

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  • Acuity Brands Wins 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award for Connected Retail Innovation

    Acuity Brands Wins 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award for Connected Retail Innovation

    Acuity Brands’ smart lighting and Atrius IoT solutions was recently awarded the “IoT Connected Retail Application of the Year” award in the global 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards program.

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  • A brighter future

    A brighter future

    The president of Acuity Technology Group at Acuity Brands, Laurent Vernerey, recently sat down with CEO Magazine to talk about why he joined the organization and his vision for leading the group.

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  • Indoor Location Technology: Evolving Beyond Brick & Mortar

    Indoor Location Technology: Evolving Beyond Brick & Mortar

    It’s no secret that legacy companies across the globe are reinventing the way they do business to stay relevant to customers. One could argue that ...

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  • Delivering the Vision for a Single, Unified View of Commercial Building Portfolios

    Delivering the Vision for a Single, Unified View of Commercial Building Portfolios

    Building efficiency has always been a multibillion-dollar opportunity and a common focus for colleges, cities, building owners and others who operate commercial buildings. The hard part has been consi

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  • The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Three, Think & Act

    The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Three, Think & Act

    What does it mean for a robot to think? In the ‘store as robot’ analogy, the amassing of data in the sensory network initiates a pathway for thinking. This leads us to the sensory network.

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  • The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Two, Sense

    The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Two, Sense

    Robot’s sensing abilities pertaining to a physical environment are its abilities to see things, hear different types of broadcasts, and move around objects.

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  • Digital Security: Refocusing on Prevention

    Digital Security: Refocusing on Prevention

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  • Building a Smarter Atlanta: How Acuity Brands is Weaving Technology Into  Building Spaces

    Building a Smarter Atlanta: How Acuity Brands is Weaving Technology Into Building Spaces

    That’s one reason why Acuity Brands has turned their focus to connecting building spaces, weaving technology into the existing architecture and built environment. The other reason ...

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  • Test your digital IQ. The digital evolution driven by e-commerce sales should change the words associated with key words in retail.

    Test your digital IQ. The digital evolution driven by e-commerce sales should change the words associated with key words in retail.

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  • Realities of Value Engineering: Tips for Maintaining the Integrity of Your Specification When Budgets Are Cut

    Realities of Value Engineering: Tips for Maintaining the Integrity of Your Specification When Budgets Are Cut

    The Realities of Value Engineering: 4 Tips for Maintaining the Integrity of Your Specification When Budgets Are Cut

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  • An Innovation Journey Resulting in Frost & Sullivan's Recognition

    An Innovation Journey Resulting in Frost & Sullivan's Recognition

    When Acuity Brands embarked upon the innovation journey to create the Atrius brand, we were driven initially by customer insight. A customer needed a solution ...

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  • Acuity Brands Atrius IoT Solutions and SAP Leonardo – A Relentless Pursuit to Cross the Digital Divide

    Acuity Brands Atrius IoT Solutions and SAP Leonardo – A Relentless Pursuit to Cross the Digital Divide

    The team that put together the Apollo 11 launch in 1969 knew they were embarking on uncharted territory. And, although there were countries working towards the same goal, the Apollo 11 team with the s

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  • The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot

    The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot

    Part one of a reflection from ShopTalk 2018 Tech Talk: The sentiment from ShopTalk 2018 attendees was the following – that Retail in ten years will be vividly different from the past ten.

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  • Introducing Contractor Select™ and LightQuick® - The Perfect Match of Product and Service

    Introducing Contractor Select™ and LightQuick® - The Perfect Match of Product and Service

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  • IoT Partner Expectations from Onboarding to Deployment in Retail

    IoT Partner Expectations from Onboarding to Deployment in Retail

    The longer I drive the technology business of Acuity Brands, it becomes clearer to have a flexible framework for partnership levels and classifications as a strategic imperative.

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  • Better Lighting is Just One Way to Make Holiday Clean Up Easier

    Better Lighting is Just One Way to Make Holiday Clean Up Easier

    Before you store your holiday decorations, buy yourself a post-holiday present … and install an LED flush mount lighting solution from our Lithonia Lighting® brand.

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  • Ready for a Kitchen Remodel? Here are Less-Taxing Layered Lighting Options

    Ready for a Kitchen Remodel? Here are Less-Taxing Layered Lighting Options

    Kitchens are multi-purpose so your kitchen light fixtures need to be layered accordingly. So put that tax refund to good use when considering a kitchen remodeling job.

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  • Time Out: Five Tips for Meeting Your Deadlines

    Time Out: Five Tips for Meeting Your Deadlines

    A few well-planned tweaks to your processes and tactics can help time get on your side again. Below are are five ways to ensure waiting won’t be the hardest part of any job

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