Global Survey 2018: Smart Building Technology, Budgets, Priorities & Preferences Data Tables

Published 31 January 2019 by Ibrahim Yate with Rodolphe d’Arjuzon

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Executive Summary

These data tables accompany the Verdantix Global Survey 2018: Smart Building Technology, Budgets, Priorities & Preferences which helps real estate and facility directors to benchmark their firm’s smart building technology strategies, investments and priorities for the next 12 months. It also helps providers of smart building technologies and facility services firms to align their business and product plans with market demand. This data set forms part of a series of annual surveys conducted by Verdantix with budget holders and decision-makers. Our latest study surveys executives on their budgets and priorities across the full breadth of smart building technology management, extending on previous surveys for energy management and facility optimization.

Table of contents

Rank the following real estate management objectives by importance for your firm over the next 3 years.
How influential will the following market trends be in shaping your firm's real estate strategy over the next 3 years?
What level of priority will the following initiatives have in your organization over the next 12 months?
To what extent do you use the following hardware technologies?
To what extent do you use the following software technologies?
Which of the following statements best describes your strategy for real estate and facilities software over the next 5 years?
Do you currently use commercial software to support the following real estate and facilities processes?
How do you expect your total spend on each of the following categories to change in the next financial year?
When you evaluate real estate and facility management software, how important are the following criteria in terms of influencing your decision to invest in one application over another?
What is your perspective on the following providers in terms of their ability to provide smart lighting solutions to your firm?
What is your perspective on the following providers in terms of their ability to provide IWMS software?
What is your perspective on the following providers in terms of their ability to provide space and workplace management solutions to your firm?
What is your perspective on the following providers in terms of their ability to provide software and services for optimizing energy, maintenance and facilities operations?

Organisations mentioned

Accruent, Adobe, Apple, ARCHIBUS, Artis Energy, Autodesk, Aviva, Bauer & Ströer, Coop Danmark, Comfy, Deloitte, Enertiv, ENTOUCH, Entic, Envizi, Facilio, FacilityConneX, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), FM:Systems, FSI, HelloFresh, Honeywell, International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), Liberty Mutual, LVMH, OVG, MCS Solutions, Planon, Schneider Electric, Serraview, Siemens, Slack, SmartSpace Software, Swiss Re, Switch Automation, Tango, Trimble, Workplace Fabric.

About the author

Ibrahim Yate

Industry Analyst

Ibrahim is an Industry Analyst in the Verdantix Smart Buildings Practice. His current agenda covers innovation in software and hardware solutions for space management, workplace management, lighting and other building operations. Ibrahim joined Verdantix in 2016, and previously worked at OVO Energy and the Energy Saving Trust. Ibrahim holds an MSc in Energy Policy from Imperial College London and MA from Cambridge University.

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon

Managing Director

Rodolphe leads the Verdantix Smart Buildings Practice. His current agenda is focused on the convergence of real estate and building software solutions and how to harness the IoT in smart buildings. Rodolphe has twenty years of experience in technology research and strategy consulting. He co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and previously worked for Barclays Bank and L.E.K. Consulting. Rodolphe holds a PhD in Physics from Cambridge University.

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