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.
White papers | 05/07/2020
Planon’s IWMS Use Cases for a Pandemic Response

Leverage all the potential of your Planon software to ensure business continuity and support business recovery in times of a pandemic response 

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White papers | 04/20/2020
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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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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White papers | 08/25/2016
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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White papers | 02/19/2016
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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White papers | 07/23/2015
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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White papers | 07/23/2015
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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White papers | 07/23/2015
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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White papers | 07/23/2015
Article - The emerging role of the city as a workplace

What defines 'the world of workplace'? When we talk about 'workplace' today, we often refer to a building and review its performance in relation to the requirements of the owner of that building (either owned or leased). But buildings are effectively nodes of those grids that we call cities. And cities are transforming and innovating at an accelerating pace, their innovation projects often funded by governments. So what influence do cities have on the trades of housing and FM services? 

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White papers | 07/23/2015
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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White papers | 07/23/2015
The Quantified Building

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

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White papers | 04/13/2015
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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