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Articles & White Papers | 26/06/2016
"A Quest for Excellence": Chapter Six - People, culture and change

Planon’s new book is a complete guide focusing on implementing a global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. In Chapter Six you will learn more about the pillars of change, how to prepare for success and how to secure buy-in from the workforce. 

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Articles & White Papers | 26/02/2016
"A Quest for Excellence": Chapter Two - Why implement an IWMS

Planon’s book, "A Quest for Excellence" is a complete guide for those wanting to learn more about implementing global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. In Chapter Two you will learn more about the reasons why to implement an IWMS and you will explore the different viewpoints on implementing an IWMS. 

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Articles & White Papers | 19/02/2016
FAQ - How can you benefit from BIM as a Facility Manager?

Facility and property managers are more and more interested in BIM. This is not surprising, BIM models contain a lot of information relevant to them. For example, information about the structure of the building and the properties of each component. However, BIM is also raising many questions. For instance, “How can a BIM help me as a facility or property manager?” 

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Articles & White Papers | 26/01/2016
"A Quest for Excellence": Chapter One - An introduction to IWMS

Planon’s book, "A Quest for Excellence" is a complete guide for those wanting to learn more about implementing global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. In chapter One you will learn more about the history of Integrated Workplace Management Systems, differences between CAD, CMMS, CAFM and IWMS and tangible benefits from an IWMS. 

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Articles & White Papers | 13/04/2015
White Paper - How to maintain your maintenance

We all know exactly why, when, where and how we need to maintain our car and what are the costs. We make smart and well considered decisions in postponing, combining or advancing its maintenance based on our budget, the risk of engine failure, the projected lifecycle of the car and several other factors. 

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Articles & White Papers | 13/04/2015
White Paper - Building a credible business case

Before selecting and implementing an IWMS, it’s recommended to build a business case including internal and external costs and monetary and non-monetary benefits from at least a three year perspective. 

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Articles & White Papers | 13/04/2015
Article - Social Physics

The following article will discuss the content of Professor Alex Pentland's book ‘Social Physics’ and apply some of its takeaways to the field of Facility Management (FM). It can be considered as an extension of the book and we invite you to acquire the complete publication and to find out more about 'Social Physics'. 

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Articles & White Papers | 13/04/2015
White Paper - Next Generation Facility Management Software

All over the world, forward-thinking facility management professionals have turned to facilities management (FM) software to efficiently manage their facilities and real estate portfolios. But many facility management professionals don’t realise that the next generation of facilities management software can also be used to strategically plan for the future of their businesses. 

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Articles & White Papers | 17/02/2015
White Paper - CAFM - Getting the Board on Board

The many advantages of CAFM software are often clear to Facility and Real Estate Managers (reduced costs, greater efficiency and accurate reporting), but getting buy-in from your board to invest in Computer Aided Facility Management can be a challenge. 

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