Trends, Recent Shifts, and Some Challenges

  • Anil Ahuja


Current technology in the computer industry is changing rapidly. By the time a computer system is purchased and implemented, new technology is already on the market that renders it obsolete. This situation, along with the need to share information and applications among various computer systems, makes a system design that can readily adapt to change a necessity. An information system has an architecture in much the same way that a building does. If laid out properly, this architecture can accommodate the introduction of new technologies while allowing the continuing use of existing software.


Building System Recent Shift Energy Program Equipment Selection Building Energy Simulation Program 


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anil Ahuja
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  1. 1.Building Systems, Mechanical and ElectricalThe Austin CompanyDes PlainsUSA

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