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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 | 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 | 26/04/2019
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 | 15/04/2019
Report - Verdantix 2019 Green Quadrant® for Integrated Workplace Management Systems

What solutions are available on the market today? This Green Quadrant® reviews integrated software solutions that centralise the information and workflows for many real estate and facilities management processes. 

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Articles & White Papers | 02/04/2019
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 three years, giving facility and property managers chance to prepare. 

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Articles & White Papers | 26/11/2018
White Paper - What is IWMS?

This white paper discusses the evolution and benefits of IWMS, 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 | 12/11/2018
White Paper - Higher Education Survey Report 2018

Based on responses from more than 80 universities, this report explores the most relevant and important focus areas and technologies for real estate and facility management professionals within higher education. 

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Articles & White Papers | 21/02/2018
White Paper - Agile Workplace Management

The average workspace costs around £8,000 per year, with only 50% being used on a typical working day. Facility and Real Estate Managers are constantly looking for solutions to maximise occupancy, match supply and demand of spaces and services, as well as reduce costs and energy consumption. 

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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 | 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 | 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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