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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 | 19/03/2020
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. 

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Blogs | 12/03/2020
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. 

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Blogs | 05/03/2020
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. 

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Blogs | 20/02/2020
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. 

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Blogs | 11/02/2020
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. 

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Blogs | 06/02/2020
How AI changes occupant experience

David Karpook explains in this blog post that we need to be very mindful of when, where, and how to give up or retain control regarding smart equipment in the workplace. 

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Blogs | 30/01/2020
From Smart Building to Learning Building; establish your use case and business 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. 

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Blogs | 23/01/2020
Campus Management Maturity Framework: Where are you in the journey to a smart campus?

Planon has developed a maturity framework for integrated campus management solutions that consists of these five levels: Initial, Managed, Defined, Measured, and Optimised. Campus managers can use this framework to help determine how their university compares with others. 

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Blogs | 16/01/2020
Operating the smart campus

With an integrated campus management system, universities can take a proactive approach to integrating new technologies on campus. 

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Blogs | 09/01/2020
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. 

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Blogs | 19/12/2019
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. 

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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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