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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 | 10/12/2019
Research - Blue Ribbon Panel Report

With research conducted by an esteemed panel of higher education experts, this report explores the rapid changes in educational models, institutional missions, stakeholder expectations, financial conditions, and technologies, which all indicate that the traditional facility management solutions employed by many universities today may fall short in providing for the smart campus of the future. 

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Articles & White Papers | 04/12/2019
White Paper – Transforming smart building technology

Read this 9-page white paper to learn how integrating a smart building platform with an IWMS allows organisations to exploit and realise the most value from their portfolio for both their business and its occupants. 

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Articles & White Papers | 12/11/2019
Verdantix report - Strategic Focus: Smart Buildings As A Platform

Smart buildings promise many benefits for occupants and operators, but for owners the question of how to monetise the additional investment remains. This report gives corporate real estate professionals an early read on the emerging trend of smart buildings. 

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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 | 01/11/2016
White Paper - Point Solution or Integrated Solution, what makes the difference?

Many organisations have had problems choosing the right software solution for Facility and Real Estate Management. What makes these software solutions really different? Moreover, what differentiators are relevant for your specific choice? 

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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 pillars of change, how to prepare for success and how to secure buy-in from the workforce. 

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Articles & White Papers | 26/02/2016
"A Quest for Excellence": Chapter Two - Why implement an IWMS

Planon’s book, "A Quest for Excellence" is a complete guide for those wanting to learn more about implementing global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. In Chapter Two you will learn more about the reasons why to implement an IWMS and you will explore the different viewpoints on implementing an IWMS. 

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