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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 | 18/04/2019
Preparing for 2020: 5 shifts for CRE managers to consider

Many studies that have taken place over the past decade around how people see the future of real estate have referenced the year 2020. Gartner presents five important shifts CRE managers should consider to start preparing now for 2020 and beyond. An IWMS could help you preparing for these shifts. 

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Blogs | 04/04/2019
How real estate managers take control of their real estate portfolios

Real estate can now be regarded as an organisation’s fifth production factor. This makes the role of the real estate manager increasingly important. 

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Blogs | 28/03/2019
What if robots break something during maintenance?

Imagine that you’ve deployed a robot to carry out a maintenance job on a property or to a piece of equipment inside the property, and the robot breaks something… 

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Blogs | 21/03/2019
Intelligent processes driving efficiencies for service providers

When the right data is available, and artificial intelligence can understand the context, systems can start to make decisions that people made earlier, creating the potential for high-speed operations. 

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Blogs | 14/03/2019
Practical tips on how to create a compelling business case for IWMS

In this blog, Geert-Jan explains how you can create a convincing, numbers-driven business case for the implementation or extension of an IWMS. 

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Blogs | 07/03/2019
How much value could an IWMS bring to your organisation?

Real Estate and Facility Managers are often looking for innovative solutions to optimise their business operations. Within the field of real estate and facilities, a prominent solution is an Integrated Workplace Management System. 

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Blogs | 28/02/2019
Looking to the future with computer vision and artificial intelligence

Computer vision is a particularly interesting category of artificial intelligence for facility management. Cameras not only stream images, they are able to augment those video streams with streams of data describing the things that are seen. 

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Blogs | 21/02/2019
If you’re talking to the CFO, be sure you’ve got your numbers

The challenge in creating a business case for IWMS that will appeal to a CFO is using numbers-based arguments to answer the question “So what?” 

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Blogs | 14/02/2019
An unexpected IWMS implementation is hard to digest

When you want the support of your employees during a phase of change, it is vital not to just push it down their throats, but to serve it in nice bite-size portions… 

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Blogs | 31/01/2019
Build or buy an IWMS?

It's key to determine if you want to create your own CRE and FM processes in an IWMS or if you'd rather opt for a best practice approach with minimal tweaks. 

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Blogs | 24/01/2019
More than numbers: Understanding the value of an IWMS

If you are interested in a high-quality analysis of how to create a numbers-based business case for IWMS, I highly recommend downloading the recent Verdantix report. But there is more to an ROI than financial return. 

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Blogs | 17/01/2019
4 tips for a successful IWMS implementation

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from companies who are interested in Planon’s IWMS solution is: ‘How do we get it successfully implemented?’ In this blogpost, I share four tips with you to optimise your IWMS implementation. 

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