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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 | 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 | 11/28/2019
How do organizations deploy an IWMS?

In the IWMS Buyers Guide, Verdantix identified three common paths that organizations take when looking to deploy an IWMS. In this blogpost, Geert-Jan will briefly touch all three of them. 

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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 | 09/12/2019
What is the Difference? Big Data vs. Analytics

Large amounts of data are being stored within Real Estate and Facility Management systems, and that will continue to grow. “Big Data” and “Analytics” have been brought to life. What do these terms mean and what are the differences between them? 

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Blogs | 09/05/2019
Lease Accounting Standards in 2019 & Beyond

IFRS 16 remains important for companies leasing assets. Some have already completed the implementation, some are in the middle of it or now looking for a permanent solution like IWMS. This blog gives a recap of why IFRS 16 was introduced and its impact. 

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Blogs | 08/22/2019
Exploring Employee Productivity 2.0: “Human Performance”

These are turbulent times for Real Estate and Facility Managers. In this blog we dive into the conversation we had with Dr. Marie Puybaraud, Global Head of Corporate Research with JLL and talk about the trends and metrics that will matter soon. 

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Blogs | 08/15/2019
Are you still relying on Excel to become FASB, GASB, or IFRS compliant?

IFRS 16, ASC 842, and GASB 87 presents major challenges for organizations that use Excel for contract management. Learn why it is crucial to discover a different solution for your organization. 

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Blogs | 08/01/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1990s & 2000s

The early 2000s and the formal conception of IWMS. We analyze “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight on our technological journey in FM over several decades. 

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Blogs | 07/25/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1970s & 1980s

How did facility management evolve to become an official field? We analyze “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight on our technological journey in FM over several decades. 

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Blogs | 07/18/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1960s

Diving deeper into the evolution of FM and how we got to where we are today within the field. We analyze “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight on our technological journey in FM over several decades. 

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Blogs | 07/11/2019
3 Trends That Will Change Facility and Real Estate Management

Technology and information management are playing an increasingly important role in facility and real estate management - but what challenges will we face in the coming years? 

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Blogs | 07/04/2019
What is an asset?

Industries are catching on that there are new types of untraditional assets (like sensors) that require time, effort, and money to manage and maintain. 

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