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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 | 10/11/2018
White Paper - Why effective space management is fundamental to a successful working experience

This white paper discusses the concept of space itself, describes the importance of creating an optimal working experience, and explains which elements of space management contribute to offering a successful working experience. 

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Articles & white papers | 10/11/2018
Model - Space Management Maturity Model

Discover the maturity level of your space management and visualize the gap between where you want to be. Download Planon’s Space Management Maturity Model. 

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Articles & white papers | 08/22/2018
Report - Verdantix's Buyer's Guide Integrated Workplace Management Systems

This Buyer’s Guide will support the purchase process by providing an update on the evolution of IWMS solutions and an update on product launches and developments. 

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Articles & white papers | 05/30/2018
White Paper - Delivering a New Healthcare Experience

The landscape of healthcare delivery is evolving, and healthcare executives can not afford to adopt a “wait and see” strategy. This white paper explores how an IWMS solution can help healthcare executives meet today’s challenges and prepare their organizations to thrive in the uncertain future. 

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Articles & white papers | 03/19/2018
FAQ - 8 frequently asked questions about mobile solutions and automation for improved maintenance operations

Many organizations are looking to invest in technology to improve their maintenance operations. Top reasons include reducing operational costs, reducing risk, improving record keeping, and improving maintenance scheduling. 

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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 | 11/22/2017
Article - I2WMS: Enabling a New Relationship between People, Process, and Place

Meet I2WMS, where integration (the “I” and most important aspect in IWMS), has grown to include new interactions and intersections between all assets. Read about all the exciting opportunities for new interactions and interconnects with technologies such as IoT, AI, BIM, Blockchain, Cloud, and Mobile. 

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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 | 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 | 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 | 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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