In the latest edition of Willow World, CEO Joshua Ridley talks with Global Head of Digital, Daniel Kalnins in Sydney, Australia. The two discuss how
Why are the largest owners of buildings and infrastructure networks adopting Willow across their portfolios?
The irony is, that as more smart technologies enter our world, the more apparent is the lack of integration and shortage of true insight. And whilst the benefit of individual point solutions can be justified, they fail to cohesively answer the underlying question every owner wants to ask:
Houston, we have a solution.
What is different about Willow’s digital twin?
Our WillowTwin™ solution is a new standard of digital twin.
We start with industry expertise delivered through our professional services, which guide and build our digital twin..
In the era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge upon us, Willow is partnering with some of the largest technology leaders, including Microsoft, to ensure your data remains secure, and in the right hands.
Willow leverages the digital twin as a gateway into an entire ecosystem of solutions — an industry first in the world of digital twins. Digital twins for the built world, as defined by Willow, are the key to the smart cities of the future.
Benefits of Willow
Willow solutions deliver benefits today to some of the largest property owners, building contractors, and architects across the globe. These benefits include:
All geometry, static, and live systems data is reported through a centralized secure platform, enabling stakeholders quick and easy portfolio visualization.
Safeguard your data in a trusted repository, impenetrable by third-party vendors. Rest assured, the ownership of your organisation’s knowledge is retained by the you.
Handover and Commissioning
Willow ensures that all design team members are working in harmony, and in a world of big data, this process sets the building up for Smart Building – Future Readiness.
A centralized reporting platform capturing the progressive compilation of all product specifications, O&M manuals, warranties maintenance requirements, and data relevant to the building assets.
Building compliance bodies are introducing new standards and requirements necessitating the digital recording and compilation of signoff and approval documents.
The WillowTwin™ can provide daily reports to both builder and operator from day one of operations on what equipment and data/electrical points are not functioning properly.
Monitor your individual building or portfolio performance via single platform drives improved decision-making, backed by past performance and predictive performance ongoing, resulting in operational, environmental, and economical savings.
Immediate visibility of building and portfolio compliance status, provides peace-of-mind to building operators in ensuring your assets remain compliant.
The Twin captures all relevant asset data including cost, installation date, replacement date, warranties etc. This enables greater insight into capex and opex budgeting warranty tracking and depreciation schedules and can be captured on individual or portfolio levels.
The ability to review energy analytics, improve operational efficiencies and performance, reducing power usage and omissions to create a more sustainable asset
Use technology to unlock potential revenue streams; from e-commerce, data sharing and enhanced analytics. Improve usage rates across your buildings’ amenities & unlock ROI within your asset.
The Willow platform integrates all of your building systems into a single, easy-to-use interface. Use the integrated platform to streamline user journeys and analyse and interrogate data sets from all of these systems in relation to each other.
Continuously benefit from best in class automated maintenance solutions from work-orders that are deployed at the moment a problem arises to AI driven predictive maintenance technology.
Occupant or User Experience
Satisfy occupant demand and market your smart assets by enhancing and integrating their requirements including temperature comfort, connectivity, communications, data sharing, space utilisation, amenity, security and cleanliness.
Ensure your competitive advantage and optimize occupant retention by driving down operational outgoings and delivering an outstanding workplace experience. Keep your occupant’s staff happy with such things as reduced downtime of facilities (lifts), improved communication and access (workplace app), market-leading technologies (biometrics) and enhanced comfort (HVAC control) all possible through the Willow platform.
With the WillowTwin™, tenants are able to "plug into" to a number of smart technologies including; space utilisation, climate control, air quality management. In allowing the tenant to implement their own initiatives, a sense of purpose and wellbeing becomes an incentive to stay.
Easily circulate & exchange occupant data requests with occupants and other stakeholders. Owners can offer their customers real time insights into their own tenancies (energy, space utilisation, access control, etc.) in a way that has never been offered before. Simply grant your occupants access to their own data through the WillowTwin™.
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Industry 4.0: An Opportunity With the rise and advancement of technologies including IoT, Cloud Computing and AI, the world is rapidly hurtling towards Industry 4.0