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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 | 01/11/2018
From a “Smart” Building to a Learning Building; establish your use and business case!

The Internet of Things and Smart Buildings provide us with an enormous potential of use cases. However, what is their real value? 

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Blogs | 12/21/2017
The United States got rid of the ‘cubicle concept’ and embraced diversity in the working environment

Danielle Rosenwein, HR Advisor at Planon North America shares her views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the final part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 12/14/2017
Germans prefer fixed working times in a fixed working environment

Malco Blümel, Project Manager at Planon Central Europe shares his views on the changing work environment in the third part of this series of four. 

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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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Blogs | 10/28/2014
3 requirements for professional space management

CAFM software must support complex requirements like space sharing, scenario planning, and the ability to provide insight in actual and planned space usage. 

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Blogs | 09/30/2014
Flexible working: what are the boundaries?

You need to know the optimal capacity utilization rate of your office space to truly take advantage of workforce mobility and flexible workspace concepts. 

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Blogs | 09/09/2014
Software is like building a house

User-centric design is critical for IWMS software. It's important to define different groups of users; because not everyone uses software in the same manner 

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Blogs | 08/19/2014
Maintenance management viewed through digital glasses (and three other scenarios)

Augmented and virtual reality technologies can offer facility and maintenance managers new ways to improve how they manage facilities. 

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Blogs | 07/29/2014
Facilities management and social media – who to read and follow?

Follow Planon and other industry game changers on social media to stay up to date on industry trends and innovations. 

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Blogs | 07/17/2014
Are you – as a facility or property manager – focusing on the right things?

To increase impact and visability to the C-Suite, facility managers must highlight their added value by providing the right info for business decisions. 

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