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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 | 01/11/2018
From a “Smart” Building to a Learning Building; establish your use and business case!

The Internet of Things and Smart Buildings provide us with an enormous potential of use cases. However, what is their real value? 

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Blogs | 10/05/2017
The Internet of Things as a remedy for the afternoon slump

The Internet of Things offers the opportunity for facility managers to increase labor productivity combined with a healthier office climate in an easy way. 

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Blogs | 09/14/2017
3 recommendations for Facility Management Service Providers

How can facility management service providers combine doing things right and doing the right things? We based 3 recommendations on a RICS and IFMA report. 

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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 | 09/08/2016
Summer productivity…despite the office temperature

Armed with the right technology and reporting capabilities, Facility Managers can help manage building users' expectations and perceptions. 

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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 | 07/28/2016
What if robots break something during maintenance?

Explore five issues surrounding Artificial Intelligence and safety concerns when weighing the opportunities and risks of using robots for maintenance work. 

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Blogs | 07/21/2016
Tales of IoT

IoT has many applications for all businesses and industries, however, new IoT solutions must be affordable and manageable within the context of buildings 

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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 | 05/26/2016
Five awe-inspiring cleaning robots

L'innovation robotique ouvre des portes dans le domaine du facility management, en particulier concernant le nettoyage 

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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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