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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 | 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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Blogs | 05/28/2014
A BIM in the management phase? Start with these six questions

The promise of a building information model (BIM) extends beyond the construction phase if facility managers are prepared to pair with a CAFM or IWMS. 

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Blogs | 05/14/2014
Seven steps to prevent post-implementation blues

Implementation of new software is just the beginning. Check out these tips on how to avoid the post-implementation blues. 

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Blogs | 05/01/2014
The complexity of managing a growing project portfolio

To help employees manage bigger, more complex projects, the move from Operational Project Management towards Capital Project Management is essential. 

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