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Articles & white papers | 02/22/2017
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 | 02/15/2017
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 | 02/14/2017
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 - Demonstrating The Value in FM

One of the things facilities professionals typically struggle with is the feeling they don’t have a great impact on the overall bottom line of a company, when in fact, they have one of the most impactful jobs in the company. From the connection to human resources, security, safety, and IT, the facility management department is an important value-adding part of any organization. 

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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 | 01/29/2017
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 | 12/13/2016
Get a free copy of Planon’s book “A Quest for Excellence”

Whether your team is just getting started or making great headway in your IWMS project, use this IWMS implementation guide to help organize your team and make informed decisions moving forward. 

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Articles & white papers | 10/24/2016
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
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 - 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 | 07/20/2016
Article - The Quantified Building

This article from the Facility Management Journal tackles the question of what is actually happening in Internet of Things (IoT)-related technology and how can you plan for its adoption? The “Quantified Building” is one result of IoT. 

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