Data is meaningless if you don’t know the context. Planon’s IWMS provides a lot of context, but it’s the facility manager who is familiar with the data who can interpret it and draw the right conclusions.Learn more
A collection of thoughts and questions turned into blog posts
Planon regularly publishes blog posts on topics ranging from workplace management and compliance to the Internet of Things and Building Information Modelling. These quick reads are often educational, occasionally humorous, and always worth your time.
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Blogs | 10/10/2019
To measure is to know … nothing!
In this blog I am going to talk about the renowned proverb ‘to measure is to know’. Within Facility and Real Estate Management, we seem to consider this of high importance. Read this blog to know why!Learn more
Blogs | 10/03/2019
Using Analytics to take your CRE & FM strategy to the next level
This blog explains the importance of using Big Data & Analytics when supporting CRE and FM strategies today and highlights common challenges when looking to leverage these aspects within your organization.Learn more
Blogs | 09/26/2019
Reporting upstream: Using analytics to meet your CRE & FM objectives
Today’s business environment thrives on data. Yet, many facility managers and real estate managers struggle to derive the right data to prove their value to the C- level. In this blog, we describe how to obtain that right data to fit your needs.Learn more
Blogs | 09/19/2019
Five reasons why organizations can no longer avoid standardization
Global outsourcing of complementary activities becomes much less complex and risky when information is standardized within companies. Read about the five key benefits in this blog.Learn more
Blogs | 09/12/2019
What is the Difference? Big Data vs. Analytics
Large amounts of data are being stored within Real Estate and Facility Management systems, and that will continue to grow. “Big Data” and “Analytics” have been brought to life. What do these terms mean and what are the differences between them?Learn more
Blogs | 09/05/2019
Lease Accounting Standards in 2019 & Beyond
IFRS 16 remains important for companies leasing assets. Some have already completed the implementation, some are in the middle of it or now looking for a permanent solution like IWMS. This blog gives a recap of why IFRS 16 was introduced and its impact.Learn more
Blogs | 08/29/2019
The organizational benefits of combining ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 compliancy with an IWMS
Utilizing an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) software for ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 compliancy within one solution offers significant organizational benefits. Read more in our latest blog.Learn more
Blogs | 08/22/2019
Exploring Employee Productivity 2.0: “Human Performance”
These are turbulent times for Real Estate and Facility Managers. In this blog we dive into the conversation we had with Dr. Marie Puybaraud, Global Head of Corporate Research with JLL and talk about the trends and metrics that will matter soon.Learn more
Blogs | 08/15/2019
Are you still relying on Excel to become FASB, GASB, or IFRS compliant?
IFRS 16, ASC 842, and GASB 87 presents major challenges for organizations that use Excel for contract management. Learn why it is crucial to discover a different solution for your organization.Learn more
Blogs | 08/08/2019
Which method to choose when collecting lease data for IFRS 16, GASB 87 and ASC 842 compliancy?
Which method for IFRS 16 implementation best suits your organization? In this guest blog Accenture talks about two different methodologies.Learn more
Blogs | 08/01/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1990s & 2000s
The early 2000s and the formal conception of IWMS. We analyze “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight on our technological journey in FM over several decades.Learn more