Welcome!

Websphere Authors: Carmen Gonzalez, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Sanjeev Sharma, Liz McMillan

News Feed Item

Commissioning Thought Leader Joins Syska Hennessy's Chicago Office

Industry Veteran Mike Rosenberg Joins Syska Hennessy Group's Commissioning Practice as Company Expands its Midwest Presence

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Syska Hennessy Group, Inc. a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, is announcing that veteran industry thought leader Mike Rosenberg has joined the company's Chicago office to lead their regional commissioning practice.

Mr. Rosenberg represents a key component of the overall national growth of Syska Hennessy as well as the company's dedication to providing total building solutions throughout the Chicago and Midwest region.

The commissioning practice for the Syska Hennessy Chicago location was traditionally a blend of individual services from various locations, but the company has now organized the practice to become a centralized core offering at the Chicago office under Mr. Rosenberg's direction.

Mr. Rosenberg brings more than 30 years of experience in design, installation, startup, operation, testing, and troubleshooting of major building systems. A recognized thought leader in the industry, he has served with a number of prominent engineering and commissioning companies throughout the Midwest prior to joining Syska Hennessy. Recognized for his proactive approach with clients, he has worked almost exclusively on commissioning building systems for the past 22 years, including developing commissioning specifications, managing resources and teams, construction observation, implementing and witnessing functional testing of building systems and troubleshooting.

A renowned industry speaker, he has presented many times at the National Conference of Building Commissioning, including hosting the 2000 conference. Mr. Rosenberg is a proponent of a client-focused approach, "If we identify and mitigate potential problems before they occur, we deliver value to our clients that drives straight to their bottom line," he stated.

Syska Hennessy's Chicago office is in the Mies Van Der Rohe architectural masterpiece, formerly known as the IBM building on N Wabash Ave, on the Chicago River.

For more information about Syska Hennessy Group please contact Joe O'Sullivan at josullivan@syska.com or Tom Nolan at tom@greatink.com or call 212.741.2977. Additional quotes are available upon request. tom@greatink.com

http://www.syska.com

Video Clip
Syska Hennessy's Chicago Office – Joe O'Sullivan shares his vision for the growth of the Chicago office.
View Video Here

Quotes:

Mike Rosenberg, PE, CxAP, Senior Associate

Mike Rosenberg Photo
For Mike's bio, click here

"The key to success in commissioning is to be proactive, not reactive. If we identify and mitigate potential problems before they have occurred, we deliver value to our clients that drives straight to their bottom line. At the end of the day, that is essential to their success and to the ultimate performance of their facilities. We owe it to them, and to the future occupants of those buildings."

Joe O'Sullivan, PE, Vice President

Joe O'Sullivan Photo
For Joe's bio, click here

"Mike is joining the Syska team at an exciting time as we expand our presence in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. His expertise is a vital component of the full range of services and support that our clients expect of Syska Hennessy."

John Passanante, PE, RCDD, Vice President:

John Passanante Photo
For John's Bio, click here

"Mike brings both an entrepreneurial spirit and an innovative approach to complex commissioning project challenges. He has an extensive technical background and yet he also excels at client servicing and is able to convey information to both technical and nontechnical partners through his strong communication skills. We're thrilled to have him on the team."

Graphic

Commissioning Life Cycle of a Facility The commissioning process is multi-phased and occurs over the life cycle of a facility. This graphic demonstrates best practices in the industry.

Click through for digital file of this graphic

Syska Newsroom

Syska Publications:

Click here to read back issues of Syska Hennessy's Connections publication

Friend us on Facebook   
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Linked In    

Subscribe to Syska's Press Release Feed

This press release was issued through eReleases® Press Release Distribution. For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.

SOURCE Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service design to create experiences that go beyond simple connected gadgets to create lasting, multi-device experiences grounded in people's real needs and desires.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) i...
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, discussed single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example t...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services ...
The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries. In addition, as more internet-enabled ‘Things' get connected, people will rely on DNS to name and find their fridges, toasters and toilets. According to a recent IDG Research Services Survey this rate of traffic will only grow. What's driving t...
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can't be addressed w...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, described how to revolutioniz...
Bit6 today issued a challenge to the technology community implementing Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC). To leap beyond WebRTC’s significant limitations and fully leverage its underlying value to accelerate innovation, application developers need to consider the entire communications ecosystem.
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from hardware to software, or as we like to say, it’s an Internet of many different things. The difference ...
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas.
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com), moderated by Ashar Baig, Research Director, Cloud, at Gigaom Research, Nate Gordon, Director of T...
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...