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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 | 05/11/2019
Article - The ambiance of ambience: How AI changes occupant experience

The interaction of humans with technology has changed. What seems to be emerging more and more is the ‘smart environment’, in which a place, such an office, can hear us and see us, and take actions without our explicit intervention. 

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Articles & White Papers | 07/05/2019
White Paper - Definitive Guide to AI in FM

Artificial intelligence is no longer in the world of science fiction—or only in the world of expensive academic R&D. In fact, we are at the end of a decades-long transition to incorporating AI into the world of buildings. Click through this interactive white paper to learn more about applications of artificial intelligence for commercial service providers, and test your knowledge of the risks and benefits of this technology. 

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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 | 28/11/2018
Article - Balancing Priorities

There are many business factors disrupting the FM industry. For the FMJ’s issue on 'Evolution of FM,' Planon authored an article on three of the more recently developing market trends impacting service providers, and therefore their clients. 

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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 | 07/09/2018
Research - Disruptive information technology trends affecting the facility management service provider industry

In a joint research report with Panorama, Planon discusses the disruptive technology trends in the service provider industry and our insights into the future. 

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Articles & White Papers | 11/04/2018
Article – Smart, Connected & Dangerous: Assessing the impact of digital business on real estate

The future of real estate business technologies takes shape…or, rather, many shapes. Dave Karpook’s article in the Corporate Real Estate Journal discusses the positive and risky developments of digital business technologies and their effects on corporate real estate. 

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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 | 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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