The Strategy of Things is a Silicon Valley based Emerging Technology Innovation Firm
We help cities, communities and business enterprises become smarter, safer, more responsive and resilient. Our integrated portfolio of services – innovation lab, consulting, research and execution–deliver the outcomes that matter to you and your customers.
Innovation Firms Get Things Done
At Strategy of Things, our responsibility is just as much as about beginning a motion as it is following it through.
We understand that complex projects require more than advice. That's why as emerging technology innovators, we're unafraid to get our hands dirty. Our innovation firm combines the strengths of conventional consulting with boots-on-the-ground execution, experimentation, and expertise. With over 75+ years of collective partner experience and proven leadership as smart city innovators, we work passionately with your company, community, or city to realize your innovation goals from start to finish.
Where We Can Help
"Strategy of Things is a trusted partner who accelerated our smart region journey from concept to launch in eight months. They helped build our smart region strategy, developed our innovation capabilities from the ground up, recruited strategic industry partners, and launched our innovation lab. They are a critical extension of our team and a strategic capability for San Mateo County's smart region efforts."
Chief Smart Communities Officer
San Mateo County
Benson ChanSenior PartnerDavid DuncanConsultantRenil ParamelSenior Partner
We live in a connected world and talk about the possibility of smart cities and its many benefits. But yet, there is still a sizable portion of our communities that do not have broadband Internet service, nor access to devices, or the skills to use them in the year 2021. Silicon Valley in California, the world famous home of innovation and technology, has not been spared.
This blog provides a broad definition of digital divide, identifies some of its causes, and some broad strategic areas to focus on.
Good Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is an important component of a COVID-19 safe space. As people return to in-person activities, it is critical that buildings implement HVAC strategies to improve air quality levels indoors.
This blog describes the role of smart building IoT technologies in enabling good IAQ. The information collected from the sensors provides the building operators with an understanding of where to focus and prioritize their efforts to improve IAQ.
COVID-19 Safe Spaces are key to reopening buildings and facilities for in-person activities. Technology is a critical component of the COVID-19 safe space. There is no one technology that makes a space safe. A variety of technologies, working in tandem, is used in safe spaces.
This blog, Part 2 in a series, discusses the role of technology and IoT in the operation of a safe space. Key considerations, from the use case, operations and maintenance, and technology are presented.