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An overview of Planon’s recent publications on real estate and facility management

Planon regularly publishes white papers on trends and developments in real estate and facility management. On these pages, you will also find an overview of articles written by Planon employees that were recently published in journals or on relevant websites.

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Articles & white papers | 04/20/2020
White Paper - What is IWMS?

An Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) is a single software platform for real estate and facility management that combines integrated functionality for the management of real estate, space planning, asset & maintenance, integrated services, and sustainability. 

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Articles & white papers | 03/30/2020
Verdantix report - IWMS, Point Solutions, And Everything In Between

Invest in an integrated platform, implement multiple point solutions, or use a combination of the two? This latest Verdantix report evaluates four key software strategies for automating real estate and facilities management processes. 

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Articles & white papers | 02/05/2020
White Paper - Operating a Campus of the Future

Learn how to equip your team with the right integrated campus management solution to achieve goals around productivity, cost effectiveness, compliance, innovation, sustainability, and student experience. 

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Articles & white papers | 02/02/2018
Article - FM as a Key Voice in Sustainability Strategy

Planon’s VP of Strategic Global Marketing, Nancy Johnson Sanquist looks back on three, seemingly unconnected experiences she had that spurred great discussion around sustainability and FM. The more she explored this topic, the more apparent it became that FM is a valuable, relevant – yet often missing – voice when it comes to organizational strategy around sustainability. 

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Articles & white papers | 09/21/2017
FAQ - How the Internet of Things is enhancing the workplace

This FAQ answers five questions for corporate real estate and facility managers who want to embrace the benefits of internet connected assets. 

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Articles & white papers | 06/12/2017
FAQ - Getting the basics in place for effective maintenance management

This paper outlines five questions your organization must be able to answer to ensure you have the basics for effective maintenance in place. 

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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 | 11/01/2016
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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