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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 | 13/12/2018
ERP software vs. IWMS: best of friends or worst enemies?

Integration between ERP and IWMS systems has become the new norm, both supplementing each other with valuable data exchange and cross-functional reporting. 

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Blogs | 06/12/2018
Point Solution or Integrated Solution, what makes the difference?

Many organisations have had problems choosing the right software solution for Facility Management and Real Estate Management. How are these software solutions different? Moreover, what differentiators are relevant for your specific choice? 

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Blogs | 29/11/2018
Point Solution or Integrated Solution | Four different perspectives

Different challenges need different software solutions. Which perspective fits you best and suits your long term goals? 

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Blogs | 15/11/2018
Managing the Experience of Place Today

The concept of “place” matters, and the war for talent is making space management an important topic for all types of organisations to revisit and address. 

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Blogs | 08/11/2018
How to avoid disappointment when implementing space management software

How to ensure a smooth-running project and a swift implementation of space management software? In this blog post you learn the key questions to ask beforehand. 

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Blogs | 01/11/2018
Get more out of your space management with CAD and BIM software

With CAD and BIM software you get better insights about space occupancy. Read in this blog how you can use smart technology to work smarter. 

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Blogs | 25/10/2018
Enabling End-User Success

IFM providers will have to identify and support their clients’ organisations in new ways to organise and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. Read this blog post from Jeffrey Saunders, Director of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies. 

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Blogs | 18/10/2018
How to discover the maturity level of your space management

To assess the way your space management is organised and understand how to improve, there are six organisational elements you need to consider. Read more about them in this blog. 

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Blogs | 11/10/2018
CAFM vs ERP: What’s the difference for facility management service providers?

Although many service providers use separate systems for their business processes, they should have an 'enterprise operations platform'. 

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Blogs | 04/10/2018
Becoming a B2B2C Service Provider

This connection of relationships is referred to as the B2B2C-model, in which commercial service providers extend their existing ‘business to business’ (B2B) relationship with contract managers to also include the end users and ‘consumers’ of the service (B2B2C). 

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Blogs | 26/09/2018
How real-time insight into space occupancy enables optimisation of space

By measuring real time space occupancy, space occupancy and space utilisation data is combined, providing Facility and Space Managers more valid insight into the actual optimisation of space. 

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Blogs | 20/09/2018
What is the prerequisite to effectively manage your space?

Space Management is becoming more important than ever before. What actually is space? What is the current status of space management? And what is needed to effectively manage your space? 

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