Derrek Clarke, Solution Marketeer at Planon.

Derrek Clarke

Senior Solution Marketer

Derrek has over 15 years of experience in the building industry. Currently, he is a senior solution marketer at Planon responsible for the positioning of solutions for the facility service provider market.

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Derrek, a registered architect in the US, begin his career working in New York for a range of architectural firms where he contributed to the design and construction of commercial office spaces and residential properties. As his architectural career progressed, Derrek spent seven years working for global architecture, engineering, and planning firm HOK. His time at HOK included the coordination of technical design and construction management for a diverse range of healthcare facilities and an airport.

Derrek then diversified his career through a Senior Building Technology Analyst role with Verdantix in London. There he led research into smart building software solutions to support clients with marketing, product management, and competitive intelligence strategies. Derrek’s research into building technology solutions was published through Verdantix.

Derrek then began working for Planon, a leading supplier of facility and field services management software, as well as IWMS and CAFM solutions. During this time, Derrek has worked within product (solution) marketing and is responsible for the positioning of Planon’s solutions for the facility service provider market. As an Asset and Maintenance Management subject matter expert, he is a regular contributor to facility service conferences and webinars.

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When basics matter most: Avoiding maintenance disasters for happier building users

June 22, 2023 | Derrek Clarke

It’s critical to have an effective maintenance management strategy and a solution that supports the efficient upkeep of your buildings and assets.

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10 Ways to benefit from Artificial Resource Scheduling - Part 2

May 10, 2023 | Derrek Clarke

This blog describes Planon’s new product, Artificial Resource Scheduling, and its added value for facility service providers.

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10 Ways to benefit from Artificial Resource Scheduling - Part 1

May 4, 2023 | Derrek Clarke

This blog describes Planon’s new product, Artificial Resource Scheduling, and its added value for facility service providers.

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Viewing IoT differently: A route to operational excellence for FM Services

April 12, 2023 | Derrek Clarke

This blog describes the value of IoT Solutions, and how companies may benefit.

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Planon Mobile Field Services: A digital workspace to enable operational excellence

January 10, 2023 | Derrek Clarke

Planon Mobile Field Services application grants you access to the right information at the right time for increased employee productivity and improved service quality.

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Tame complexity and achieve business success through process standardization

December 7, 2022 | Derrek Clarke

This second part of the Decision Tree Blog Series explores the differences and benefits of an industry specific solution like PFSBS vs an IWMS platform.

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Choose Operational Excellence With The Right Facility Services Solution

November 30, 2022 | Derrek Clarke

This first part of the Decision Tree Blog Series explores the differences and benefits between a standard ERP solution and Planon’s Facility Services Business Solution.

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From Space to Place

June 8, 2022 | Derrek Clarke

The era of Total Experience is upon us. This blog explores the shift IFM service providers are undergoing in meeting client requests to deliver experiences of place, instead of just spaces.

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FM Outsourcing Market - Remaining Competitive in a Time of Change

March 1, 2022 | Derrek Clarke

This blog describes how the growing focus on sustainability impacts FM services providers and outlines what you can do to implement sustainability successfully.

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3 Use Cases to realize the value of hyperautomation for FM service providers

July 8, 2021 | Derrek Clarke

How can service providers benefit from a hyperautomation strategy? Planon presents 3 use cases for service providers to consider.

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