Speeding toward the future of workplace technology
Advanced smart building technologies that were “nice to have” but not required are now moving closer to the category of “workplace essentials” – especially as organisations look for ways to further increase workplace health and safety.
From Smart Building to Learning Building; establish your use case!
What is the value of smart and learning buildings? For organisations and their Facility and Real Estate Managers, it is crucial to research what use cases are relevant and valuable to their organisation.
How Planon is supporting its customers with their workplace re-entry strategy
Planon released 50 Planon IWMS use cases for supporting a safe, compliant and effective workplace re-entry in times of COVID-19. This blog shows how we are continuing to improve these use cases based on feedback from our user community.
A race to the cloud
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud infrastructure and application services is accelerating. More than ever before organisations are seeking the security, cost savings, and flexibility of cloud-based software solutions.
Borrowing light through a hole in the wall
In this blog, our colleague Bram Bos describes important intangible benefits of a truly integrated software solution for real estate and facility management – like IWMS – from the end user perspective.
Three common paths for IWMS deployment
In this blog, Geert-Jan discusses three common paths for deployment of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS).
Three case studies about the use of an IWMS
Explore three case studies around organisations using IWMS and how it helps them achieve improved efficiency, productivity, and cost savings.
Keeping our buildings healthy as we recover
Buildings can’t catch COVID-19, but they may end up suffering from it. Neglect is a problem for buildings. They may not suffer wear and tear from humans during this time, but they remain subject to natural elements – wind, rain, freeze-thaw cycles – and to vandalism, break-ins and other malicious acts.
How much value could an IWMS bring to your organisation?
A prominent software approach to automate processes in real estate and facilities management is the use of an IWMS. In this blog we summarise its key advantages and explain how an IWMS contributes to achieving 5 strategic business objectives.
What about your real estate and facilities software strategy?
Organisations often face a real challenge in determining the priorities for real estate and facilities software. This blog reveals the software strategies used by real estate and facility managers today as well as important questions to ask:
How a smart workplace can help retain talent
Organisations must be ‘smart’ about equipping their offices and meeting space with the right technological tools to meet their employees’ expectations around technology.
The impact of smart building technology on smart buildings
This blog discusses important upcoming corporate real estate and facility management trends that influence IWMS solutions. Next to that, it addresses the future of an IWMS and the impact of the integration of an IWMS and smart building technology.
Who will operate the Building Internet of Things - Facility management or IT?
New generations of smart assets will have a huge influence on the FM and IT profession as we know it today.
Important stakeholders of the Campus of the Future
Students expect the universities they attend to provide them with networking opportunities and pathways to collaboration with other students, universities, local communities, and employers. This means, universities must focus on the right stakeholders and constituencies for their students.
Transforming Facilities Management into Infrastructure Management to Manage a Campus of the Future
Facilities management on a campus of the future goes beyond the management of physical buildings and assets. Facilities management professionals must be prepared to manage a mix of physical and digital infrastructure.