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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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Articles & White Papers | 24/01/2017
"Work on the Move 2": Chapter 8 - Technologies Driving Smart Futures

One of the most striking terms we encounter today is “smart.” While the word, “connected” may be a better description in some cases, the emergence of new technologies that allow systems to actually learn is pushing us closer to truly revolutionising how we interact and manage our buildings or rather how buildings interact and react to us. Learn more about being smart in chapter 8. 

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Articles & White Papers | 24/11/2016
Book - Request a free copy of Planon’s IWMS implementation guide

Planon’s new book is a complete guide focusing on implementing a global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. 

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Articles & White Papers | 24/11/2016
Book - Work on the Move 2

Work on the Move 2 is the collaborative effort that brings together global workplace experts to analyse how work is changing, the impact it’s having on the workplace and how facility professionals can respond. The book provides facility professionals with tools that will allow them to become more strategic leaders in the ongoing workplace revolution. Request a digital copy of the book now. 

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Articles & White Papers | 24/10/2016
Calculator - Is your meeting room capacity sufficient?

New ways of working, innovative communication technologies, and changing business models have changed the way people use meeting and collaborative spaces. How can you really know whether your meeting room capacity still suits your business needs? Use this meeting room capacity indicator to check your capacity level in a very simple way. 

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Articles & White Papers | 26/06/2016
"A Quest for Excellence": Chapter Six - People, culture and change

Planon’s new book is a complete guide focusing on implementing a global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. In Chapter Six you will learn more about the pilars of change, how to prepare for success and how to secure buy-in from the workforce. 

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