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A collection of thoughts and questions turned into blog posts

Planon regularly publishes blog posts on topics ranging from workplace management and compliance to the Internet of Things and Building Information Modelling. These quick reads are often educational, occasionally humorous, and always worth your time.

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Blogs | 05/12/2019
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? 

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Blogs | 28/11/2019
How do organisations deploy an IWMS?

Verdantix identified three common paths for IWMS deployment in their IWMS Buyers Guide. In this blogpost, Geert-Jan will briefly touch all three of them. 

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Blogs | 21/11/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 14/11/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 07/11/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 31/10/2019
Why technology will be your right hand and source of knowledge in 2022

Technology will be your best friend in 2022. Hence it is important to Real Estate and Facility Management to get acquainted with that friend in good time. 

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Blogs | 24/10/2019
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! 

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Blogs | 17/10/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 10/10/2019
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! 

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Blogs | 03/10/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 26/09/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 19/09/2019
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. 

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