Networked lighting, PoE, IoT brings little doubt Lighting is becoming dependent on IT. With natural efforts to save infrastructure and resources the installation of networked lighting demands an interaction with institutions IT administration. However, the IT domain has many if not most in the lighting community not understanding the line of when networked lighting comes under the jurisdiction of the institutions IT administration and what parts of that system must live within the institutions established IT policies. This seminar will provide fundamental understanding of how and when to work with IT departments.
1. Understand IT responsibilities and the segmentation of those responsibilities within IT departments.
2. Learn clear and general guidelines of when and what parts of network lighting will be under the administration, management, and policies of the institution's IT department.
3. Learn present rules-of-thumb for scheduling IT engagement with different IT sectors (infrastructure, security, servers, etc.) aligning to the network lighting specification and installation timeline.
4. Gain an understanding of the possible cybersecurity repercussions of adding networked lighting and points on how to make that conversation upfront and easier.