Planon Group expands presence in German market
2 December 2013 - The Planon Group has strengthened its focus on the German market with the intention of opening a new office in Düsseldorf (Germany). This choice is primarily motivated by the desire to better serve Planon customers in western and northern Germany, with a regional team. Second, this step provides Planon access to the labour market in North Rhine-Westphalia and by doing so enables an extended search for new employees.
Planon again named a ‘Leader’ in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management System
16 July 2013 - Planon today announced that it has again been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IWMS – Integrated Workplace Management Systems. Gartner is the leading independent technology research organisation and has named Planon as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for IWMS since 2006.
Planon expands in South East Asia and Hong Kong
17 June 2013 - The Planon Group has strengthened its position and commitment to the Asian market. Planon and Singapore based partner MTM Solutions launched the joint venture, Planon Asia Pte Ltd, at the Asia Office Space Congress in Singapore in May. The new company will be responsible for South East Asia and Hong Kong, where Planon had already been active since 2010.
IFMA’s Corporate Real Estate Council announces the formation of a new workplace innovation group
21 May 2013 - The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has recently announced a new group for people interested in innovation in the workplace. The Workplace Evolutionaries (W.E.) was created by IFMA’s Corporate Real Estate Council (CREC) to provide a collaborative and learning environment to help evolve the workplace, expand workplace innovation and empower people. Erik Jaspers, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Planon, is a member of the launch committee for W.E.
Planon unveils the next generation of its facility management and real estate software: Planon accelerator™ 4.0
23 April 2013 - Planon has today announced the availability of its next-generation facilities management and real estate software, Planon Accelerator™ 4.0. The out-of-the-box solution delivers standard and integrated business processes in real estate management, space and workplace management, maintenance management, integrated services management and sustainability management.
Planon – the first company to unveil a new BIM standard for data exchange
25 March 2013 - Planon announced today that it has finalised the first known implementation of COBieLite, in collaboration with the US Army (Corps of Engineers) and the buildingSMART alliance.
Going Green: Why sustainability is the future of Facility Management
13 March 2013 - The changing nature of the workplace has directly affected the role of facility management teams, who are now tasked with managing different use patterns and greater energy needs. Whether you’re striving to meet government mandates, qualify for certification, or simply build a greener brand name, Planon’s solutions provide you with the tools needed to accurately measure and analyse your emissions. David Stillebroer, Product Manager for Planon Software shares his insights with online publication, business-software.com.
Planon uses new smartphone apps in daily operations
28 January 2013 - The Planon Group now uses its recently released ‘Planon Apps’ within its own daily business operations. After implementing the New Way of Working, including a flexible workplace concept and dynamic meeting rooms, Planon again shows its drive for innovation.
IFMA’s ‘Work on the Move, Driving Strategy and Change in Workplaces’ publication receives industry award.
Planon today announced that it is proud to see that the ‘Work on the Move’ book – which Erik Jaspers, chief technology officer (CTO) at Planon, contributed to – has received a distinguished author award during the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace Conference 2012. The Awards of Excellence programme aims to reward efforts that have helped drive the development of facilities management (FM) professionals around the globe and were announced at the IFMA World Workplace Conference 2012.
Planon CTO, Erik Jaspers, contributes to new IFMA book
“Technology for Facility Managers”.
As part of the Technology for Facility Managers project, Erik Jaspers shares his insight into the technologies that professionals in the real estate and facilities management field are rapidly adopting.
Planon launches new Mobile Apps
The borders between business and personal use of smartphones continue to blur – and with an estimated 65% of employees having a smartphone – apps for facility management are the next logical step. Planon’s new Apps enable employees to carry out a variety of workplace tasks that would have been unthinkable even 5 years ago.
Sustainability Software Launch
Planon’s new sustainability software will enable organisations to analyse their sustainability footprint by capturing an accurate view of how resources such as energy, gas, water, waste and the transport of people are being consumed across the business.
Sustainability – Measure, Monitor, Act
Planon Software, The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), and Iron Mountain co-hosted a Sustainability focussed evening on 20th June.
Planon Software has again been named a leader in Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for IWMS
Planon Software today announced that it has again been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems.
Planon Software delivers another year of strong growth
Planon Software – the leading global provider of Real Estate & FM software solutions – extends its 25-year record of profitable growth with a 25% increase in overall revenue for 2011, including a 24% increase in software sales.
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Planon sponsors white paper on reaping the financial rewards of optimising the workplace.
Planon appoints Marc Voss as Chief Operating Officer
Planon Software is pleased to announce it has appointed Marc Voss as its new Chief Operating Officer to spearhead its continued global expansion.
Technology poised to revolutionise Facilities and Real Estate Management
Planon Software enables a new book that explores the future of the workplace.
Novo Nordisk chooses Planon Software
Planon Software Inc. is pleased to announce it has implemented its Integrated Workplace Management System solution for the US operations of Novo Nordisk, helping the pharmaceutical giant optimally manage all North American corporate workspaces, providing efficient service delivery to 1,200 employees. Solutions deployed include: Space Management; Move/Adds/Changes; Asset Management; Reservations with integration to personnel data and access management system and Planon Self-Service for employee requests.
Planon unveils the future of Real Estate and Facilities Management software
Planon Group is launching the next generation of facility management and corporate real estate software with the release of Planon Accelerator™. This powerful enterprise software solution is based on 25 years of industry-leading experience and the best practices of more than 1,300 real world implementations.
U.S. Bank selects Planon’s Integrated Workplace Management System
The Planon Group, a leading global provider of facilities management and real estate software, today announced that U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States, has chosen Planon’s software solution to drive facilities management and real estate performance for its headquarters, operations centers and thousands of offices.
Planon Software announces PlanonConnect to ENERGY STAR® Integration
The Planon Group, a leading global provider of facilities management and real estate software, announced today the availability of PlanonConnect’s direct integration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® energy performance rating system. The direct integration automates the management of ENERGY STAR performance ratings, the most widely used benchmark for building energy use, from Planon’s award-winning energy management software. The solution supports all International Facility Management Association (IFMA) standards that allow IFMA members to benchmark with peer organizations.
Planon named a Leader in the 2011 Magic Quadrant for IWMS Software
The Planon Group, a leading global provider of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS), today announced that Planon has been named a leader in the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems by Gartner, Inc.
Planon expands presence in Central and Eastern European market
Planon adds new office in Austria to support expansion plans.
Planon unveils breakthrough IWMS system
The Planon Group, a global provider of Integrated Workplace Management Solution (IWMS) software, announced the launch of a groundbreaking new software release designed to optimize workplace use and employee performance while dramatically reducing costs.
Sodexo Remote Sites teams up with Planon to boost client value
To enhance the quality and reactivity of its remote-site business operations, Sodexo has joined forces with Planon, a leading provider of Integrated Workplace Management Solutions.
Planon forms strategic partnership with CA to deliver end-to-end sustainability solutions
Planon, the global leader in Integrated Workplace Management Solutions (IWMS), today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA), the leader in Enterprise IT Management.
Planon receives Product Leadership of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan
The Planon Group, a global provider of enterprise real estate and facilities management software, has been named the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2010 Product Leadership of the Year Award for the Real Estate and Facilities Management software market.
Planon announces latest version of Real Estate and Facility Management software solution
The Planon Group, a global provider of enterprise real estate and facilities management software, today announced the release of the latest version of its software featuring major enhancements to the core suite of solutions. Planon’s latest version (2010.A) builds upon its mission to provide companies with innovative, easy-to-use solutions that reduce costs and improve environmental sustainability by smarter utilization of facilities and real estate assets.
“Planon not only enables us to improve and innovate our processes, but also delivers our clients full visibility and transparency on
our services, offering them greater performance and reactivity and, ultimately, the best value for their money.”
– Pascal Milland, Vice President Facilities Management Services, Sodexo
“The management reports that we can generate have given us a much better picture of space utilisation. Improved visibility into our
resource use enables us to plan better, manage work orders more efficiently and to make better use of our time.”
– Maryanne Keller, Head of Facility Management, Bayer
“Planon’s ability to listen, react and then adapt as our project progressed was second to none. We have now achieved all the
objectives that we set at the beginning of the project. The ROI provided to clients is now undeniable, and can be quantified project
– Christophe Carlier, Head of Processes Information System Project Management, Exprimm
“We also appreciated the richness of the range of services offered by Planon."
– Pascal Benoit, Chief Procurement Officer and France Procurement, Real Estate & Infrastructure Director, EMEA
“Using Planon led to considerable time and cost savings.”
– F.J. Edelijn, Shell Technology Exploration & Production B.V.
“No other system had the same comprehensive functionality and the facility to customise this to meet our requirements.”
– Richard Newell, Facilities Manager, MBDA Missile Systems