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How will Design and Collaboration Technologies Shape the Construction and Electrical Industry?

Twenty-five years ago, electrical system consulting engineers and specifiers were using calculators and PC-powered spreadsheets (remember VisiCalc?) to design and spec’ systems. A simulation was something done on a benchtop. CAD was in its infancy, with server processing speeds measured in MIPS and Product specs were downloaded from a CD-ROM.


The industry has evolved, adapted to and harnessed emerging technologies, understanding and responding to the business impact of new power technologies such as renewable energy, sensor-based smart systems and building automated controls. Leveraging design and collaboration tools such as CAD, VR-based simulation or rapid prototyping and 3D printing...


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How will Design and Collaboration Technologies Shape the Construction and Electrical Industry?





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  • Schneider Electric Since 2016 EcoXpert Channel Program Management 2009-2015 Building & Energy Management Solutions Business Development Director 1999 - 2009 Segment Marketing Director for successively Industrial Buildings, Offices, Retail 1991 - 1999 Building Control Systems Product Manager 1988 - 1991 Building Control Systems Launch Sales North West France AINF - North France 1984 - 1987 Industrial Automation Technical Sales and Training Manager
  • A multi-lingual Global Marketing & Digital Communication/Community Management specialist, mostly involved in Sales enablement & Digital transformation. Born in Morocco, grown up in France, studied in England, working in the US, I like to consider myself as a world citizen who treasures relationship building, intellectual curiosity & learning agility. Make sure to ask me about the communities on Exchange.se.com, the Schneider Electric fast-growing open ecosystem for IoT energy management & automation solutions.