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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 | 04/19/2018
What do facility managers really want from the Internet of Things?

During our webinar on the Internet of Things and Smart Buildings, we asked how facility managers view this topic. We also discussed practical use-cases to help organisations get started. Learn more about these in this blog post. 

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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 | 08/31/2017
An IWMS as your organization’s Citadel

Because organizations keep on growing, the amount of processes and data increases. An IWMS can be your very own Citadel and helps you to keep the overview. 

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Blogs | 07/20/2017
Everything becomes software

While hardware played the upper hand during the nineties, the potential of software was hardly recognized. That’s all different these days. 

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Blogs | 04/20/2017
Bring Your Own Device is so 2016 - get ready for Bring Your Own Bot

Where organizations originally had to deal with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), it won’t be too long before they need to be ready for BYOB (Bring Your Own Bot). 

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Blogs | 12/08/2016
The Internet of Things breaks down the barrier between creative capacity and actual innovation

The Internet of Things (IoT) and data collection innovations help us break down barriers in the way of gaining insight in previously undiscovered areas. 

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Blogs | 11/17/2016
Facility Managers and Football: Great preparation is half the work

The modern facility manager strives to be more of a director, where he or she has insight into and control over keeping business operations running smoothly 

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Blogs | 10/27/2016
How my own car shows IoT is fulfilling its promise

The promise and benefits of IoT for facility management draws a parallel to the benefits of self-reporting cars that can indicate when they service. 

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Blogs | 09/15/2016
Pokémon Go in practice: old ideas giving way to new

What began as a peaceful day on the beach, ended in relative chaos. There I was, playing with my children building the best sandcastle ever, when literally hundreds of people went charging past... 

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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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