A building that tells you what it needs sounds very futuristic. The reality is that this vision of the future is closer than you might think. So-called smart buildings offer…Learn more
Blogs | 03/03/2016
What can the iPhone teach us about real estate benchmarking?
Every time Apple announces the launch of a new iPhone, it usually sparks differing reactions. On the one hand, the iPhone becomes an instant success and people…Learn more
Blogs | 25/02/2016
How the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin still resonates within Facilities Management today
Have you heard of the old German legend of Pied Piper? It was first told in the middle ages. This is the story of a piper who owns a magic pipe, and who lures…Learn more
Blogs | 18/02/2016
What does the word ‘smart’ actually mean (and why a ‘smart meter’ isn’t ‘smart’)?
Some of my best friends in the profession work in marketing. Before you read any further: I am not just talking about the marketers who work for Planon. Some of them...Learn more
Blogs | 14/01/2016
No bad blood in the workplace with technology from Spectre
Injecting nanotechnology into someone’s blood to track where he/she is physically as well as their mental state; is it really science fiction? In the latest Spectre movie…Learn more
Blogs | 31/12/2015
How innovation helped me be more efficient with my Christmas shopping
I received an unexpected call the day before Christmas. When I hung up, the guest list for my Christmas dinner now included four more names…Learn more