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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 | 03/08/2018
These six strategies are drastically changing the IWMS landscape

Independent research firm Verdantix highlighted six key strategies IWMS vendors implement. In this blog, we elaborate on each of them. 

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Blogs | 03/01/2018
How Real Time Personalization enables facility managers to cope with diversity in the work environment

Thanks to Real Time Personalization facility managers can better respond to both the increasing diversity in the work environment and individual needs. 

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Blogs | 02/22/2018
Your own personal virtual assistant will soon join you in the office

A virtual assistant with whom you can talk, that understands you and performs tasks for you. How will real estate and facility managers benefit from that? 

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Blogs | 03/05/2015
Facility Management beyond the building – three key trends

Facility management is continuing to evolve and adapt as technology drives change to the buildings they manage. 

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Blogs | 02/26/2015
My workplace is where I am

Wireless communication allows us to be more flexible than ever before, and allows us to define the workplace as anywhere we want to work. 

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Blogs | 02/19/2015
Studying 2015-style

Students need to be able to learn when and where they want to be productive. A university equipped with an IWMS can better connect students to their campus 

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Blogs | 02/12/2015
Facility management acronyms – test yourself

Learn about essential acronyms within the real estate and facility management industry, such as SBS, IWMS, CAD, BIM, CIFM, and FMS. 

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Blogs | 02/04/2015
The air traffic control called Capital Project Management

If Project Management is like flying a plane, then Captial Project Management could be compared to air traffic control. 

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Blogs | 01/08/2015
Psychology and Facilities Management: how do you create more hospitality?

As a facility manager, process-oriented automation can help generate a greater hospitality and improve customer/user satisfaction. 

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Blogs | 12/02/2014
Help! My colleague is a robot

People have always used tools to achieve specific objectives; technology and robotics are next generation tools to get specific tasks and work done. 

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Blogs | 11/25/2014
Self-Service: guidance for successful implementation

Employee Self-Service is a proven concept in FM, IT, and HR that improves services accessibility and increases efficiency in processing and delivery. 

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Blogs | 11/12/2014
BREEAM - Don’t become fixated on that plaque beside the door

Sustainability initiatives must evolve within the organization. Standards like BREEAM allow organizations to grow through self-assessment & transparency 

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