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Articles & white papers | 03/23/2017
FAQ - How new lease accounting standards will impact your business

A lot will change in lease accounting starting in 2019. From January 1, 2019, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) will have new standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16 respectively. This immediately raises a number of issues. In this FAQ you will find our answers to five frequently asked questions about lease accounting. 

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Articles & white papers | 03/03/2017
Infographic - Get in control of your real estate, lease contracts and financial obligations

Discover more about the actual situation within corporate real estate, new challenges of corporate real estate managers, as well as upcoming changes that will influence the real estate landscape. 

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Articles & white papers | 02/14/2017
Assessment - Are you in control of your real estate?

It is increasingly critical to have a solid real estate strategy. Real estate managers are tasked with staying within budget and reporting accurate numbers for crucial, expensive decisions. Answer these six simple questions to find out whether you are truly in control on your most expensive asset: your real estate. 

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Articles & white papers | 02/14/2017
Article - A Simplistic Sustainability Truth

Sustainability efforts can take on many different forms, especially in the workplace. This article explores how flexible workplace options and mobile solutions can significantly help organizations with their sustainability efforts—and how the ability to accurately report on those efforts can help with compliancy, decision making, and company buy-in. 

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Articles & white papers | 02/14/2017
Article - Adopting BIM for Facility Management

Facility managers are advised to approach BIM adoption as an information management exercise. Start small whenever possible and prioritize: think about the biggest problem to address first or the most appealing opportunity to materialize. 

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Articles & white papers | 01/12/2017
Book - Work on the Move 2

Work on the Move 2 is the follow-up to the well-received publication Work on the Move which was published by the IFMA Foundation in 2011. The book provides facility professionals with tools that will allow them to become more strategic leaders in the ongoing workplace revolution. Request a digital copy of the book. 

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Articles & white papers | 10/24/2016
White Paper - An explanation of Integrated Workplace Management Systems

What are the most important differences between Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) and Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) and Facility Management Information Systems (FMIS). The evolution of these systems in terms of standardization, integration capabilities, workflow orientation, CAD and BIM connectivity, and technology are described. 

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Articles & white papers | 10/24/2016
Calculator - Is your meeting room capacity sufficient?

New ways of working, innovative communication technologies, and changing business models have changed the way people use meeting and collaborative spaces. How can you really know whether your meeting room capacity still suits your business needs? Use this meeting room capacity indicator to check your capacity level in a very simple way. 

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Articles & white papers | 08/25/2016
White Paper - Point Solutions or Integrated Solution: Important Differences

What are the real differences between a specialized point solution and more integrated software handling all aspects of real estate and facility management? More importantly, what differentiators are relevant to your specific choice? 

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Articles & white papers | 08/25/2016
White Paper - ERP versus IWMS: Compete or Complete?

Does your current software or ERP system handle your secondary business processes effectively? Weigh your options and take a look at ERP and IWMS from three different perspectives: business, IT, and investment. 

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

Planon’s book is a complete guide focusing on implementing a global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. Chapter six of our book, "A Quest for Excellence" explores how to factor in the human perspective within an IWMS implementation project and why paying attention to your culture and business structures is vital to your success. 

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

Planon’s book is a complete guide focusing on implementing a global corporate real estate and facilities management software in complex cross-cultural environments. The publication consists out of seven chapters. In Chapter Two of Planon’s book, "A Quest for Excellence" you will learn more about the reasons to implement an IWMS and explore the business case for IWMS from several different perspectives. 

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