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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 | 17/02/2015
White Paper - CAFM - Getting the Board on Board

The many advantages of CAFM software are often clear to Facility and Real Estate Managers (reduced costs, greater efficiency and accurate reporting), but getting buy-in from your board to invest in Computer Aided Facility Management can be a challenge. 

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Articles & White Papers | 01/10/2014
White Paper - ERP versus IWMS

What are the real differences between an ERP and an IWMS? What relevant choices should be made when considering using your ERP for secondary business processes? Based on three different perspectives (business, IT and investment), this White Paper is a guide to help you make a sound choice to suit your long-term goals, and to reduce any risk of failure during implementation and operation.goals, and to reduce any risk of failure during implementation and operation. 

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Articles & White Papers | 01/10/2014
White Paper - What is IWMS?

This white paper discusses the evolution and benefits of Integrated Workplace Management Systems, as well as explaining the most important differences between IWMS, CAFM and FMIS. It also covers the evolution of these systems in terms of standardisation, integration capabilities, workflow orientation, CAD and BIM connectivity. 

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Articles & White Papers | 01/10/2014
How to guide - How to make software demos work

Are you considering purchasing an IWMS? Or planning to replace your existing CAFM software as it doesn’t meet your needs? In both cases a well thought purchase process starts with understanding your requirements, writing the business case, setting a budget, allocating resources and building a solid project plan including a vendor selection procedure. 

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Articles & White Papers | 01/10/2014
How to guide - How to speed up dealing with fault reports

Are you amongst those who struggle to deal with fault reports in time? Do you wonder how you are going to fulfil Service Level Agreements (SLAs)? Do you sometimes close a report before the problem has been fully dealt with, simply to meet a KPI? Download a free copy of this how to guide to get tips which can help to make your work orders process run more efficiently. 

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