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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 | 05/24/2018
How service providers can automate maintenance management processes

When service providers want to modernize their maintenance management processes, there are three vital sources of information to start with. 

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Blogs | 05/17/2018
How advanced are organizations with the automation of their maintenance processes?

Automating maintenance processes is “hot”. But how advanced are organizations with this and what do maintenance and facility managers in particular want to improve? 

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Blogs | 04/26/2018
Debating modernizing your field service operations? Get started today!

Efficient field service management is more than just digital work order dispatching from the back office to internal trades or external field technicians. The opportunities in field service operations to improve reliability, safety and operational profitability are endless. 

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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 | 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 | 04/28/2016
What real estate management and facility management can learn from marketing

Building management and Facility management have gradually shifted from operational to more strategic roles. 

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Blogs | 02/11/2016
“Infrastructure: If anything exciting happens, we’ve done it wrong”

In the world of facility management (often the unsung heroes of an organization) if something exciting happens, it means the job isn't being done properly. 

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Blogs | 10/01/2015
How the wall in my living room suddenly turned pink due to poor communication

For major organizational change, such as implementing new software or new ways of working, clear communication is necessary for it to be successful. 

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Blogs | 09/24/2015
Is a field engineer ever actually offline?

Today, a field engineer on the job without a mobile device or internet connection is a bit like someone going on a road trip without a navigation system. 

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Blogs | 05/21/2015
You are not alone

Reducing risk is a top reason for implementing an IWMS solution, as well as improving record keeping and maintenance scheduling. 

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Blogs | 04/16/2015
How apps have changed the world (including business and facilities management)

Smartphones and mobile apps play an important role in modern facility management for completing work orders and maintenance management on-the-go. 

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