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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.

Use the filter option below to find the articles or the white papers that best fit your information needs.
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 | 02/19/2016
FAQ - How can you benefit from BIM as a Facility Manager?

Both a BIM and IWMS systems use data for multiple processes throughout a building’s lifecycle. Facility and property managers are becoming increasingly interested in the benefits to maintenance and operations that integrating the two systems can bring. 

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Articles & white papers | 01/26/2016
"A Quest for Excellence": Chapter One - An introduction to 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. In Chapter One you will learn more about the history of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS), differences between CAD, CMMS, CAFM and IWMS, as well as the tangible benefits from an IWMS. 

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Articles & white papers | 07/23/2015
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 | 07/23/2015
Article - Social Physics

This article explores how IoT and Big Data help us understand behavior in the workplace. Social Physics also has implications for facility management 

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Articles & white papers | 07/23/2015
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 | 07/23/2015
White Paper - No Benchmarking without the right data

An increasing number of organizations are looking for insights into their real estate portfolios. However, insight into property is not enough; without some context, it is impossible to identify real estate improvement potential, implement the focused actions, and evaluate the results. 

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Articles & white papers | 04/13/2015
White Paper - Next Generation Facilities Management Software

All over the world, forward-thinking facility management professionals have turned to facilities management software to efficiently manage their facilities and real estate portfolios. But many facility management professionals don’t realize 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 | 04/13/2015
White Paper - How to maintain your maintenance

We all know exactly why, when, where, and how we maintain our car and for what costs. We make smart and well considered decisions in postponing, combining, or advancing 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 | 03/09/2015
How to guide - How to make software demos work

Are you considering purchasing IWMS software? Or planning to replace your existing CAFM as it doesn’t meet your needs? In both cases, a well thought purchase process starts with understanding your requirements, writing the business case, budget and resource allocation, and a solid project plan including a vendor selection procedure. 

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