Smart Buildings: How IoT and Big Data are Disrupting CRE

The exponential growth the Internet of Things, big data, and the mobile workforce are disrupting corporate business models and changing the way we think about the built environment. The technologies we are used to outside the building – such as mobile apps, personal comfort controls, room reservations, wayfinding, and location based services -- are now coming inside the building. For real estate owners and managers, new technologies and integrated systems provide the opportunity to operate and manage their real estate using real-time data and business intelligence. These “smart” buildings use advanced data and analytics to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs, optimize use of space, and improve the satisfaction and productivity of employees. This session will provide an overview of how buildings are being transformed by technology and how IoT is impacting the workplace of the future.

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Darlene Pope , Global Practice Lead, JLL Smart Building Program at JLL

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Ms. Pope leads the Smart Building practice at JLL globally, focusing on driving value to clients through the integration of intelligent building systems and smart workplace applications. Smart buildings maximise the efficiency of building operations, space utilisation, and employee productivity.

In addition, Ms. Pope has spearheaded the development of the JLL Smart Workplace Mobile App to drive additional functionality of the workplace and create an enhanced end user experience. Darlene Pope is a nationally recognised visionary, subject matter expert, author, and speaker on smart buildings, IoT, energy management, energy management, sustainability, in-building wireless solutions, and other real estate technologies. 

Based on her accomplishments and work in the industry, she was named "Visionary of the Year" by the DC BID, is a DaVinci Gold Award Winner at JLL, and has been recognised as one of Bisnow's Power Women in Commercial Real Estate.