We all know how important a good maintenance team is to the day-to-day operational success of a property.
However, in today's "I need it now" economy, the old ways of manual, paper-driven maintenance processes no longer meet these high expectations. Residents expect event-driven communications/updates, managers can't be everywhere at once, and senior leadership relies on live data to make decisions.
Implementing a real-time maintenance operations platform is not just a nice-to-have, it is actually a necessity. Here are 3 Reasons Why Real-Time Maintenance is "Mission Critical":
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you already know that Alexa* is Amazon’s virtual personal assistant that is gaining a massive following and importance in the marketplace. With over 30,000 skills, Amazon is aiming to make your life, and how you interact with your home, easier with voice-requested (and response) services. Check out what they're doing with hand-free home entertainment & streaming:
This is Gonna be HUGE!
Alexa is just one of a suite of smart home technologies that have emerged in the past few years, and the numbers are staggering! Here are a few data points:
In 2018, the smart speaker market is expected to be worth $2.68 billion
The smart speaker market is expected to grow at 34.4% CAGR until 2023
Amazon owns 52% of the smart speaker market share
Amazon has sold more than 20 million Alexa enabled devices through Q3 2017