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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 | 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 | 12/24/2015
Stadiums in the Year 2015: Offices and Events Venue

The stadium is increasingly regarded as a dynamic building, which could be utilized for a growing diversity of purposes. 

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Blogs | 12/17/2015
Five reasons for deploying an IWMS solution for fleet management

With an IWMS solution, organizations can manage their purchased, leased, or rented company vehicles with consistency and ease. 

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Blogs | 12/10/2015
Why apps want to know everything about you

Apps are now seen as an extension of business software. For developers of professional apps, quality and security are priorities. But, what about privacy? 

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Blogs | 12/03/2015
To measure is to know … nothing!

Measuring is only the first step in the process to gain better insight. Comparison is the next. And standards are essential for comparison and grounding. 

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Blogs | 11/26/2015
Build or buy an IWMS?

It's key to determine if you want to create your own CRE and FM processes in an IWMS or if you'd rather opt for a best practice approach with minital tweaks. 

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Blogs | 11/19/2015
An unexpected IWMS implementation is hard to digest

During an IWMS implementation, organizations need successful change strategies to help the organizational structure, culture, and people deal with change. 

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Blogs | 11/12/2015
Choices when designing an IWMS

A best practice approach to IWMS implementation ensures organizations can focus on achieving their most important project goals without being overwhelmed 

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Blogs | 11/05/2015
Seven standards that are shaping and changing the IWMS domain

Communication errors can have serious consequences. That’s certainly what American space agency NASA found when the prohibitively expensive Mars Orbiter satellite… 

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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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