Nominated for the prestigious Digital Impact Award — presented to four outstanding individuals who have consistently demonstrated tenacity and persistence in promoting technological innovation in our industry
Chicago, June 2, 2011 – Each year, Realcomm honors those individuals, companies, projects, and solutions that have demonstrated the most innovative use of technology and automation in the commercial and corporate real estate industries with the distinguished Digie Award. This year’s award winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 14 during the Realcomm 2011 conference in Orlando. The award ceremony will be held at 6:30pm on Center Stage in the Expo Hall.
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by Tamir Shafer, Managing Director, Treasury and Banking Services
Changing banks is painful. You know it and so does your bank. In fact, they count on it. But every relationship has its breaking point. Recent trends suggest that yours may be closer than you think.
In Economics 101, we learn about supply and demand, elasticity, and diminishing marginal utility. We also learn about the ease (or difficulty) with which one ‘product’ can be replaced with a similar ‘product’. This consumer decision is called ‘substitutability’, and the economics behind it drive decision making by all consumers.
Think Pepsi vs. Coke and imagine this scenario: you are a fanatical Pepsi drinker, its 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius) and you are at an outdoor mall. You are very thirsty, and a cold can of Pepsi is the cure to quench your thirst. In front of you are only two vending machines: Coke and Pepsi. If the price of a can of Pepsi was $0.25 more than Coke, which brand would you buy? Probably the Pepsi. What if it were $1 more? Or $5 more? At what price-point does Coke become a substitute for Pepsi? We’ll get back to this in a minute. Continue reading
The “Top 35 People to Watch” list is an annual recognition of those leaders in real estate technology who are not satisfied with the status quo and dare to do something about it. It’s not always easy to stand up and challenge “the way things have always been done” and suggest new, sometimes risky, alternatives. With the new paradigm shift towards automation and technology changing the way we manage and operate commercial and corporate real estate, it is the passion and commitment of these visionaries that will pave the way for future success…
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Enables Customers of Yardi’s Voyager and Investment Management Solutions to Leverage World-Class Operations and Product Expertise Through a Single Service Provider
Chicago, June 1, 2009– NOI Strategies and HB Solutions announced today that the two companies have agreed to combine their respective resources to form a world-class consulting capability specializing in services for tier one customers of Yardi solutions. “We are excited to be able to bring the expertise of Howard Barash and the HB Solutions team to our clients. The industry has been calling out for implementation services that maximize the ROI of the Yardi applications. This void has now been filled” says Tama Huang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at NOI Strategies. Continue reading