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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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Assessments
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An explanation of Integrated Workplace Management Systems

This inpes 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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Analyst Reports

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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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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8 FAQ's about mobile solutions and automation for improved maintenance operations

In this FAQ, we explore questions many organisations have about improving their maintenance operations, and how Planon’s IWMS and mobile applications can support your organisation in achieving greater maintenance management efficiency and success.

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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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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
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The new lease accounting standards: Implications and Opportunities

This article discusses the changes that the new IFRS and FASB lease accounting standards will impose on real estate lease practices. Their implications encompass more than merely reporting: it may well impact decision-making procedures as well as lease administration processes themselves.

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Are you in control of your property management?

It is increasingly critical to have a robust property management strategy. Property managers are tasked with staying within budget and reporting accurate numbers for crucial and expensive decisions. So transparency in your portfolio is vital to ensure that you are in control. Answer these six simple questions to find out whether you are truly in control of your property.

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Work on the Move 2

Work on the Move 2 is the collaborative effort that brings together global workplace experts to analyse how work is changing, the impact it’s having on the workplace and how facility professionals can respond. The book provides facility professionals with tools that will allow them to become more strategic leaders in the ongoing workplace revolution. Request a digital copy of the book now.

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How can you benefit from BIM as a Facility Manager?

Facility and property managers are more and more interested in BIM. This is not surprising, BIM models contain a lot of information relevant to them. For example, information about the structure of the building and the properties of each component. However, BIM is also raising many questions. For instance, “How can a BIM help me as a facility or property manager?”

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The Quantified Building

What is actually happening in Internet of Things (IoT)-related technology and how can you plan for its adoption? This article originally ran in the FMJ, the official magazine of the International Facility Management Association.

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Social Physics

The following article will discuss the content of Professor Alex Pentland's book ‘Social Physics’ and apply some of its takeaways to the field of Facility Management (FM). It can be considered as an extension of the book and we invite you to acquire the complete publication and to find out more about 'Social Physics'.

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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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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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