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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 | 12/21/2017
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 | 12/07/2017
Why the Asia-Pacific region is known for its flexibility in both working time and environment

Alex Lim, General Manager at Planon Asia shares his views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the second part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 08/11/2016
Pay attention to your sensors

Using sensor technology is a hot topic in the field of Facility Management. When installed and maintained correctly, sensors can provide organizations with information on buildings and… 

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Blogs | 06/09/2016
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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Blogs | 05/19/2016
Is the Internet of Things a “game changer” for managing buildings and building-related installations?

IoT developments are making real-time measurement possible for facility managers, enabling immediate intervenion if the situation requires it. 

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Blogs | 05/12/2016
Buildings at the service of the people

Smart buildings offer great value and cost benefits for the users and managers of office buildings through new technologies and data integration. 

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Blogs | 04/21/2016
The Cloud, a passing technical fad?

The benefits of using the cloud surpasses that of just a passing, technical fad. Check out these 3 favorite features from a functional manager perspective. 

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Blogs | 03/31/2016
Are you smarter than a smart meter?

The term "smart" implies more than just a connection and ability to collect and report data—it describes the capability of interpreting and adapting to data. 

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Blogs | 03/03/2016
What the iPhone can teach us about real estate benchmarking

Without reliable data there cannot be a reliable benchmark. Learn what the release of Apple's newest iPhone can teach us about real estate benchmarking. 

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Blogs | 02/25/2016
How the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin still resonates within Facilities Management today

Facility management can take advantage of IoT and connected devices - even rat traps are getting tech upgrades that allow them to self-report. 

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Blogs | 02/18/2016
What the word smart actually means (and why a smart meter isn’t smart)

Smart cities, smart materials, smart assets, smart meters, smart homes, smart logistics - what does "smart" really mean in this context? 

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