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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 | 04/26/2018
Debating modernizing your field service operations? Get started today!

Efficient field service management is more than just digital work order dispatching from the back office to internal trades or external field technicians. The opportunities in field service operations to improve reliability, safety and operational profitability are endless. 

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Blogs | 04/19/2018
What do facility managers really want from the Internet of Things?

During our webinar on the Internet of Things and Smart Buildings, we asked how facility managers view this topic. We also discussed practical use-cases to help organisations get started. Learn more about these in this blog post. 

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Blogs | 04/12/2018
The Romance of Maintenance

Thanks to the Internet of Things, maintenance workers have now taken on the role of data scientists; and that makes this role perhaps the 'sexiest job of the 21st century'. A romantic thought. 

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Blogs | 10/29/2015
Five reasons why organizations can no longer avoid standardization

Organizations can no longer avoid standardizing their processes in the face of globalization and increased competition. 

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Blogs | 10/22/2015
Why implement an IWMS? – 5 reasons

Business compliance, better transparency, and IT innovation are among the top five reasons to implement an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS). 

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Blogs | 10/15/2015
An Introduction to IWMS

An IWMS supports FM and Real Estate managers as they address new technologies, manage sustainability and cost effeciencies, all while ensuring compliancy. 

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Blogs | 10/08/2015
SaaS versus Cloud Computing: What’s the difference?

Learn more about important terms such as Cloud Computing and SaaS and understand the difference between the two. 

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Blogs | 10/01/2015
How the wall in my living room suddenly turned pink due to poor communication

For major organizational change, such as implementing new software or new ways of working, clear communication is necessary for it to be successful. 

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Blogs | 09/24/2015
Is a field engineer ever actually offline?

Today, a field engineer on the job without a mobile device or internet connection is a bit like someone going on a road trip without a navigation system. 

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Blogs | 09/17/2015
What a flight and day-to-day facilities challenges have in common

Self-service and online capabilities have optimized so many processes - from booking a vacation to reserving workspace at a university or office. 

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Blogs | 09/10/2015
Is sustainability actually expensive? After all, aren’t you funding it from the saved energy costs?

Retrofitting existing buildings to become more sustainable is a smart and future-proof way to reduce electricity consumption. 

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Blogs | 09/03/2015
The business case: waste of time or a critical success factor?

Check out these 9 tips for building a solid business case that ensures you're getting the right message and vision across to align with core business goals. 

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