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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 | 07/01/2020
A race to the cloud

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud infrastructure and application services is accelerating. More than ever before organizations are seeking the security, cost savings, and flexibility of cloud-based software solutions. 

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Blogs | 06/18/2020
Borrowing light through a hole in the wall

In this blog, our colleague Bram Bos describes important intangible benefits of a truly integrated software solution for real estate and facility management – like an IWMS – from the end user perspective. 

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Blogs | 06/04/2020
Three common paths for IWMS deployment

In this blog, Geert-Jan discusses three common paths for deployment of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS). 

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Blogs | 02/06/2020
How AI changes occupant experience

David Karpook explains in this blog post that we need to be very mindful of when, where, and how to give up or retain control regarding smart equipment in the workplace. 

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Blogs | 01/30/2020
From a Smart Building to a Learning Building; establish your use and business case!

What is the value of smart and learning buildings? For organizations and their Facility and Real Estate Managers, it is crucial to research what use cases are relevant and valuable to their organization. 

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Blogs | 01/23/2020
Campus Management Maturity Framework: Where are you in the journey to a smart campus?

Planon has developed a maturity framework for integrated campus management solutions that consists of these five levels: Initial, Managed, Defined, Measured, and Optimized. Campus managers can use this framework to help determine how their university compares with others. 

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Blogs | 01/16/2020
Operating the smart campus

With an integrated campus management system, universities can take a proactive approach to integrating new technologies on campus. 

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Blogs | 01/09/2020
In search of an ‘intelligent’ campus

This blog explores the evolution of the smart campus into an intelligent campus and the potential benefits this provides for campus managers. 

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Blogs | 12/19/2019
Smart buildings: It’s still about the people inside

The smartest buildings of the future will be those designed with people in mind. This blog is about the perception of “occupant comfort” as being the most important benefit of implementing smart building technologies. 

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Blogs | 12/05/2019
Expanding an IWMS with smart building technology

This blog explains how Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) have developed in recent years, the changing benefits of an IWMS over time, and what the evolution of an IWMS means for smart building technology today. 

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Blogs | 11/21/2019
CAFM and IWMS - The beginning of the journey towards smart building technology

This blog explains the early days of CAFM and IWMS. The first generation of integrated solutions was considered a big step forward, but integration with buildings and smart building technology to the extent we see today was way beyond imagination. 

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Blogs | 11/14/2019
The organizational benefits of combining ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 compliancy with an IWMS

Utilizing an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) software for ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 compliancy within one solution offers significant organizational benefits. Read more in our latest blog. 

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