In search of an ‘intelligent’ campus
This blog explores the evolution of the smart campus into an intelligent campus and the potential benefits this provides for campus managers.
Smart buildings: It’s still about the people inside
The smartest buildings of the future will be those designed with people in mind. This blog is about the perception of ‘occupant comfort’ as being the most important benefit of implementing smart building technologies.
Expanding an IWMS with smart building technology
This blog explains how Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) developed in recent years, the changing benefits of an IWMS over time and what the evolution of an IWMS means for smart building technology today?
CAFM and IWMS - the start of the journey towards smart building technology
This blog is about the early days of CAFM and IWMS. The first generation of integrated solutions was considered a big step forward, but integration with buildings and smart building technology to the extent we see today was way beyond imagination.
The organisational benefits of combining IFRS 16 compliancy with an IWMS
Combining Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) software and IFRS 16 compliancy within one solution offers organisational benefits. Read about these in this blog.
Discover brand new insights about your leasing data with analytics
This blog discusses how you as a financial professional can start predicting and anticipating the future with big data.
Who should own the Building Internet of Things?
As more IoT-related responsibilities arise and mature, so does the need for a new role that blends IT and Facility Management to manage them.
Analysing the battle of the thermostat
Energy use is far from efficient and installations suffer when occupants' continuously change the temperature. In this week's blog, Planon shares its experience with analyzing office temperatures and lessons learned!
The least popular meeting room is used the most!
Data is meaningless if you don’t know the context of your data. Planon’s IWMS already provides a lot of context, but it’s the facility manager that can interpret that and draw the right conclusions.
To measure is to know … nothing!
In this blog I am going to talk about the renowned proverb ‘to measure is to know’. Within Facility and Real Estate Management, we seem to consider this of high importance. Read this blog to know why!
Using Analytics to take your CRE & FM strategy to the next level
This blog explains the importance of using Big Data & Analytics in supporting CRE and FM strategies today and highlights common challenges in making the most out of this.
Reporting upstream: Using analytics to meet your CRE & FM objectives
Today’s business environment lives on data. Yet, many facility managers and real estate managers struggle to derive the right data to prove their value to the C- level. This blog could help face that problem by describing how to obtain that right data.
Five reasons why organisations can no longer avoid standardisation
Global outsourcing of complementary activities becomes much less complex and risky when information is standardised within companies. Read about the five key benefits in this blog.
Highlighting differences: Big Data versus Analytics
Large amounts of data are being stored within Real Estate and Facility Management systems and will continue to grow. ‘Big Data’ and ‘Analytics’ were also brought into life. But what are the differences between these terms and what they mean?
IFRS in 2019 and beyond
IFRS 16 remains important for companies leasing assets. Some have already completed the implementation, some are in the middle of it or now looking for a permanent solution like IWMS. This blog gives a recap of why IFRS 16 was introduced and its impact.