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Yodit Stanton

Yodit Stanton
Yodit has designed and built large scale data systems for various sectors and has played a key role in leading development teams to run critical trading and machine learning infrastructure for FTSE500 companies such as, Deutsche Bank, Man Investments, Nomura and Lehman Brothers. With over two decades of experience as a Data and Machine Learning Engineer, Yodit specialises in predictive modeling for real time systems, social network analysis and middleware development.

Recent Posts

Types of occupancy sensors to enable Smarter Workspaces

Posted by Yodit Stanton on November 2018

One of the biggest challenges we hear from Corporate Real Estate, Facility and Workplace Teams is ‘how do I know if this space is being over or under utilised?’.  Most of the time it is guesswork based on hearsay or conducting a laborious manual count of occupancy, an inefficient way of measuring utilisation.

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Content topics: Workspace technology, Enabling smart buildings

Why workplace designers are using sensors

Posted by Yodit Stanton on September 2018

Workspace designers as well as corporate real estate and facility teams are turning to smart sensor technology to optimise their usage of office buildings to deliver productivity and improve UX for employees.

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Facilities and Workplace trends, Workspace technology

How data is shaping Corporate Real Estate Strategies

Posted by Yodit Stanton on July 2018

Technology and the increasing need for data is changing the real estate industry, both from an investment and management point of view. With the wealth of financial information required by institutional investors, Real Estate Managers are increasingly challenged with:

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Content topics: Workspace technology, Facilities and Workplace trends, Enabling smart buildings

5 easy changes to increase desk occupancy

Posted by Yodit Stanton on January 2018

Explore these 5 key tactics to increase person to desk ratio and desk utilisation by as much as 80%. With the average workstation costing businesses up to £17.5K per annum, the race is on for Corporate Real Estate and Facilities teams to switch up their workplace occupancy strategies and redesign workspaces for today's workforce. 

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Workspace technology, How to increase workplace utilisation

Why office buildings should run like spaceships

Posted by Yodit Stanton on November 2017

Quashing the myth around sensors in the workplace. There's limited knowledge in the industry of how sensor tech work and most are scaremonged into believing that big brother is always watching. This couldn't be further from the truth and the benefits of reduced corporate real estate costs, optimised workspace and a happier working environment for employees out weigh the false perception. 

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Facilities and Workplace trends

What does project managing sensor deployments involve?

Posted by Yodit Stanton on October 2017

We interview Kevin Mugadza, Senior Project Manager at OpenSensors for a full insight on the scope of work required to deploy and maintain sensors across multiple sites. Kevin has a decade of experience managing logistics and risks to provide on-time delivery of a fully operational sensor network.

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Workspace technology

10 reasons why your IoT project will fail

Posted by Yodit Stanton on September 2017

IoT will transform how teams operate by making their environments more responsive by using their physical infrastructure more efficiently. In the recent renown ThinkMonk 2017, we present 10 reasons why IoT projects may fail. 

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Facilities and Workplace trends