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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 | 11/29/2018
Point Solution or Integrated Solution | Four different perspectives

Different challenges need different software solutions. Which perspective fits you best and suits your long term goals? 

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Blogs | 11/15/2018
Managing the Experience of Place Today

The concept of “place” matters, and the war for talent is making space management an important topic for all types of organizations to revisit and address. 

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Blogs | 11/08/2018
Managing expectations when implementing space management software

How to ensure a smooth-running project and a swift implementation of the space management software? In this blog post you find some key questions to ask beforehand. 

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Blogs | 11/01/2018
Get more out of your space management with CAD and BIM software

With CAD and BIM software you get better insights about space occupancy. Read in this blog how you can even use these insights for a more effective toilet visit. 

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Blogs | 10/25/2018
Enabling End-User Success

IFM providers will have to identify and support their clients’ organizations in new ways to organize and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. Read this blog post from Jeffrey Saunders, Director of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies. 

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Blogs | 10/18/2018
How to discover the maturity level of your space management

To assess the way your space management is organized and understand how to improve, there are six organizational elements you need to consider. Read more about them in this blog. 

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Blogs | 10/11/2018
CAFM vs ERP: What’s the difference for facility management service providers?

Although many service providers use separate systems for their business processes, they should have an 'enterprise operations platform'. 

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Blogs | 10/08/2018
Becoming a B2B2C Service Provider

This connection of relationships is referred to as the B2B2C-model, in which commercial service providers extend their existing business to business (B2B) relationship with contract managers to also include the end users and consumers of the service (B2B2C). 

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Blogs | 09/26/2018
How facility and space managers can use real-time occupancy to optimize space strategy

By measuring real time space occupancy, facility and space managers can develop more effective space management strategies. 

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Blogs | 09/20/2018
What is the prerequisite to effectively manage your space?

Space Management is becoming more important than ever before. What actually is space? What is the current status of space management? And what is needed to effectively manage your space? 

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Blogs | 09/13/2018
What Integrated Facility Services CEOs say about their technology stack

Last year, Planon partnered with Panorama, a consultancy firm dedicated to the facility management ecosystem, to better understand the trends disrupting the facility management service provider industry. 

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Blogs | 09/06/2018
Services Director Karen Winter: “One trend I find heating up in Singapore is face recognition and all the possibilities it gives you for getting information or interacting with technology”

In this interview series about the future of technology and technology in Facility Management, we interviewed Karen Winter, Services Director for Asia. She was an early IT-adopter, would be lost without smartphones and her favourite tech city is Singapore. 

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