Real Estate strategy
Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) have shown to be a successful instrument for Real Estate executives and service providers. By delivering high level, easy to access and interpret management information from an integrated and process based solution, IWMS brings you transparency and increased control of your Real Estate. In this webinar, Planon presents concrete and proven IT solutions that increase control, portfolio transparency and added value when aligning your portfolio strategy, including interesting case studies of Planon IWMS implementation at Unilever, Bayer Real Estate and ETH Zürich.
Market research confirms that 60% of FM services are outsourced to commercial service providers, and that trend is growing. Main drivers for outsourcing remain focused on core business, cost efficiency, flexibility, and improved quality. In reality, customers and providers face a diversity of challenges during the implementation and exploitation of these contracts. Issues regarding scope, quality, timing, billing, communication and culture have a large impact on the final benefits from outsourcing.
Planon Products release 2013
Learn how Planon is launching the next generation of facility management and real estate software with the Planon Products release 2013. The Planon Products release 2013 offers a significant number of functional enhancements and technological innovations across the Planon product portfolio. These innovations are not only driven by external market input, but also by feedback from the large Planon user community. Many new customer requirements have been implemented in this release and include small usability enhancements as well as large functional and technical innovations.
Technology enables seamless data and process integration
Data and process integration has never been as much of a priority as it is today. As the quest for reducing Total Costs of Ownership (TCO) becomes more prevalent, and the demand for business process integration has increased, organizations are minimizing their number of IT solutions and increasing the integration between remaining systems.
Facilities Management and the Evolving Workplace
Join several of the authors of the new IFMA book, Work on the Move, for a session that discusses the drivers of change and the role that facilities management plays in the future of work. The session will explain how to leverage the latest technologies to cut costs, improve efficiency, and better serve constituencies.
The Top 10 Technology Trends Transforming Facilities & Real Estate Management
What opportunities do the latest technology trends provide today’s Facilities & Real Estate Management leaders? Learn about ways organizations can leverage new technologies to cut costs, improve efficiency, and better serve constituencies.
Facilities Leadership Webinar: Making Information-based Decisions
IFMA’s 2011 Distinguished Author Book Award Winner Michel Theriault and Planon discuss how leading Facilities Management and Corporate Real Estate teams are using facilities management technology to create data-driven insights that are generating impressive results.
Prepping for the Upcoming Lease Accounting Changes:
The Truth Behind The Hype!
Larry Barkley, Industry Veteran and Real Estate Advisor, Kelvin Smith, FASB-13 expert and Colby Tuttle, Senior Account Executive, Planon provide insights on how companies can develop, on their own, a tactical plan to prepare, analyze and measure the impacts of the pending changes to the lease accounting standard. 55:07
Finance 101 for Real Estate and Facilities Executives
In today’s economy, understanding and communicating the fiscal importance of real estate and facilities projects to executive management and the Office of Finance has never been as important. This 30-minute webinar covers key strategies to help you justify your investment and secure the resources you need to be successful. 47:50
Cutting Costs on Space and Capital Assets
This co-presented webinar with Real Estate and Facility Expert Larry Barkley examines how organizations can meet the challenges of a down economy by optimizing space, extending capital asset performance, reducing maintenance costs and providing decision support guidelines around capital allocation. 55:41
Practical Solutions for Alternative Workplace Strategies
This co-presented webinar with Real Estate and Facility Expert Larry Barkley offers practical solutions for cutting costs and increasing productivity with Alternative Workplace Strategies. 55:50
Aberdeen Group’s Real Estate and Facilities Lifecycle Management Strategy
This co-sponsored webinar with Aberdeen Group explores Real Estate and Facilities Lifecycle Management strategy and execution and discusses how it can reduce average occupancy costs and improve real estate and facilities management efficiency. 27:15
Healthcare: Successful Facility Management with Bayer
Learn more from Michael Müller, General Manager of Bayer Real Estate about how Bayer is using technology to improve efficiencies and optimise Corporate Real Estate, Maintenance Management and workplace performance.
Financial Services: BB&T’s Return on Investment in Year One
Learn how BB&T bank realized a return on investment in one year using Planon solutions. 25:32
Communications: Dutch provider KPN cuts cost with Planon
Dutch Telecom provider KPN shows how they realized a drastic cut in costs by using the Planon solutions. 19:51
Benchmarking 2.0 for Healthcare Facility Management Report
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services will soon require hospitals to document their quality of care, operational performance, and fiscal efficiency. CMS will reward the top performing hospitals with money that would have gone to the bottom performing hospitals. Learn what every hospital Facilities Director must know to prepare for CMS review, and how to succeed in capturing these incentives for his/her organization.
Are You Prepared for Health Facilities Commissioning?
Second in a Series: Commissioning – The Double-Edged Sword is Becoming Code Requirement. Watch the webinar and get ahead of the curve and look inside at what’s coming down the road.
Lean Management in Healthcare
Leaders in healthcare facility management have discovered that lean principles can be used in the design, construction, and operation of healthcare facilities and the results are dramatic. Watch the webinar and learn more about Mercy Medical Center’s Lean journey.
Higher Education: Optimizing Campus Real Estate for the Future
Today’s Higher Education leaders face a number of challenges, daunting capital and operating budget pressure linked to the global recession, new environmental and sustainable requirements, and the aging of the buildings and facilities on their campus. Quality infrastructure is critical to attracting the best students, faculty and research funding. 50:17
Service Provider: How Chain Integration empowers your business
As a Service Provider, you are aware that you, your customers, and subcontractors face an increasing demand for chain integration of processes in demand, delivery and control. This is an area where you need full control in service delivery, execution, and performance of subcontractors. This webinar covered how integration unifies all stakeholders into one solution, which can improve efficiency, control, customer value and profitability. 31:40
Service Provider: Performance Monitoring for Service Providers
Chris Kenneally, EuroFM board-member and Planon discuss keys to successful performance monitoring. The session also covers the top challenges service providers face and the proven solutions that drive efficiency, customer satisfaction, competitive differentiation and revenue.
Service Provider: Streamline service delivery for best performance
As more organizations shift to outsourcing facilities services, the challenge is on for service providers to accelerate the performance of their business, increase end-user transactions and improve revenue. This webinar covers the necessary steps to ensure service consistency, strive for quality, while increasing your company’s marketability and customer satisfaction.
ecoCompetitiveness: Sustainability in Buildings & the Boardroom
This co-presented webinar features CA Technologies who explores the best practices and technologies you need to evolve your sustainability projects into a strategic competitive business program. 56:51
Practical, Affordable Solutions to Green your Existing Buildings
This co-presented webinar with Real Estate and Facility Expert Larry Barkley presents the triple win business case for implementing a corporate environmental sustainability strategy and offers practical tips to execute green workplace strategies. 52:48
“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
utilization. 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
“So, are we happy with Planon? Yes – they can be both proactive and reactive, and I like the fact
that I get sensible replies to my questions. They know where I’m coming from; they’re not just
a remote software house. And, of course, they’re a sizeable company with a good user base, so
there’s backup available for their developments.”
– Derek Southwell, Database Manager, Cambridge University
“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 by project.”
– Christophe Carlier, Head of Processes Information System Project Management, Exprimm
“As a company we now work more efficiently and the fact we can monitor work so closely
means no-one is left struggling, as we are able to rearrange and distribute workloads properly.
As a result, our workforce is much happier.”
– David Hambidge, Head of Estates, North Dorset Primary Care Trust
“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
“Planon’s great strength is that they maintain a good relationship with their customers despite
their growth. We still feel that we are a valued customer, and they listen to us.”
– F. Sijstma, ICT Advisor and Project Leader, Ijsselmeer Hospital’s Foundation
“There was no need for extra programming with Planon. All the functionality we required was
already in the solution.”
– P. Verheye, Technical Service Manager, East-Limburg Hospital
“Using Planon led to considerable time and cost savings.”
– F.J. Edelijn, Shell Technology Exploration & Production B.V.