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An overview of Planon’s recent publications on real estate and facility management

Planon regularly publishes white papers on trends and developments in real estate and facility management. On these pages, you will also find an overview of articles written by Planon employees that were recently published in journals or on relevant websites.

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Articles & White Papers | 19/10/2017
White Paper - 10 trends that will shape Real Estate and Facility Management by 2022

This white paper outlines how the Real Estate and Facility Management domain is expected to develop over the next five years, giving facility and property managers chance to prepare. 

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Articles & White Papers | 17/10/2017
Download: Verdantix 2017 Green Quadrant® Integrated Workplace Management Systems

Planon has been recognised as leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant 2017. This Green Quadrant will be of most value to those striving to manage any part of the facilities life cycle – for example, executives in finance, IT, leasing and portfolio management, corporate real estate and facilities management. 

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Articles & White Papers | 21/09/2017
FAQ - How the Internet of Things is enhancing the workplace

This FAQ answers five questions for corporate real estate and facility managers who want to embrace the benefits of internet-connected assets. 

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Articles & White Papers | 07/06/2017
FAQ - How to get the basics in place for effective maintenance management

This document describes five questions to ask yourself to get the basics for effective maintenance in place, starting with a structured asset repository. 

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Articles & White Papers | 22/05/2017
White Paper - What is the added value of the Internet of Things for Real Estate and Facility Management?

The 'Internet of Things' is probably one of the most discussed phenomena these days. What is the added value of IoT for Real Estate and Facility Management? 

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Articles & White Papers | 05/04/2017
Article - Lease accounting compliance

This article discusses the changes that the new IFRS and FASB lease accounting standards will impose on real estate lease practices. Their implications encompass more than merely reporting: it may well impact decision-making procedures as well as lease administration processes themselves. 

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Articles & White Papers | 23/03/2017
FAQ - How new lease accounting standards will impact your business

There will be much change in lease accounting from 2019. From 1 January 2019, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) will implement new standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16 respectively. This immediately raises a number of issues. In this FAQ you will find our answers to five frequently asked questions about lease accounting. 

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Articles & White Papers | 17/03/2017
White Paper - Corporate Real Estate: no benchmarking without the correct data

Reliable references and background An increasing number of organisations are looking for insights into their real estate portfolios. In many cases, this quest runs alongside a process of centralising real estate management into one department. But insight into property is not enough: without some context, it’s impossible to identify potential improvements in real estate, implement the focused actions and evaluate the results. Benchmarking against similar organisations using comparable standards is the solution for translating insights into reliable forecasts. 

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Articles & White Papers | 03/03/2017
Infographic - Get in control of your real estate, lease contracts and financial obligations

Discover the actual situation within corporate real estate, new challenges of corporate real estate managers, as well as upcoming changes that will influence the real estate landscape. 

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Articles & White Papers | 14/02/2017
Assessment - Are you in control of your property management?

It is increasingly critical to have a robust property management strategy. Property managers are tasked with staying within budget and reporting accurate numbers for crucial and expensive decisions. So transparency in your portfolio is vital to ensure that you are in control. Answer these six simple questions to find out whether you are truly in control of your property. 

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Articles & White Papers | 24/01/2017
"Work on the Move 2": Chapter 11 - The Future of Work on the Move

It’s not easy to imagine the future of facility management without also imagining the lives of those who it will affect. In chapter 11 of Work on the Move 2, we follow the life of fictional Wendy Welch in her role as a “Placemaker” in 2020. We follow her day as she reviews BIM models, contracts co-working spaces, and consults on 3D-printing replacement furniture parts. 

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Articles & White Papers | 24/01/2017
"Work on the Move 2": Chapter 5 - The Real Estate Paradox: Options and Investments

While it seems like technology-based transformations should make the traditional office a thing of the past, when we look around us, we see a healthy, robust market in which businesses are making huge investments, rents are high, and vacancy rates are low. It’s a paradox not easily addressed, perhaps because of how fast new disruptive factors are evolving, or perhaps because those factors are affecting everyone in our industry in different ways. Learn more about this paradox in chapter 5. 

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