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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 | 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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Blogs | 12/09/2019
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? 

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Blogs | 05/09/2019
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. 

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Blogs | 29/08/2019
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 | 22/08/2019
A conversation about employee productivity 2.0: ‘human performance’

These are turbulent times for Real Estate and Facility Managers. In this blog we dive into the conversation we had with Dr. Marie Puybaraud, Global Head of Corporate Research with JLL and talk about the trends and metrics that will matter soon. 

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Blogs | 15/08/2019
Why Excel is simply not an option to support IFRS 16 compliance

IFRS 16 is a major challenge for organisations that use Excel for contract management. In this blog post, we set out three reasons why organisations should look at alternative solutions. 

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Blogs | 08/08/2019
Which method should you choose when collecting lease data for IFRS 16 compliancy?

Which method for IFRS 16 implementation best suits your organisation? In this guest blog Accenture talks about two different methodologies. 

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Blogs | 01/08/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1990s & 2000s

The early 2000s and the creation of IWMS. We analyse “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight into our technological journey in FM over several decades. 

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Blogs | 25/07/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1970s & 1980s

How did facility management evolve to become an official field? We analyse “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight into our technological journey in FM over several decades. 

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