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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 | 04/20/2017
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 | 02/23/2017
Responsiveness to change: Mobile for Facility Management

Facility managers find new capabilities with emerging technologies such as web-based software frameworks and a new generation of field-service applications. 

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Blogs | 01/26/2017
Don’t invest blindly in building expansion

Universities often struggle with the topic of space as it relates to the increasing number of students. So, how can they optimize the occupancy of the available space and facilities? 

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Blogs | 03/10/2016
The student as an engaged stakeholder in facilities management

At a university, the importance of campus facilities is two-fold: it must attract new students to attend, and must also make students want to stay. 

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Blogs | 12/17/2015
Five reasons for deploying an IWMS solution for fleet management

With an IWMS solution, organizations can manage their purchased, leased, or rented company vehicles with consistency and ease. 

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Blogs | 11/26/2015
Build or buy an IWMS?

It's key to determine if you want to create your own CRE and FM processes in an IWMS or if you'd rather opt for a best practice approach with minital tweaks. 

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Blogs | 11/19/2015
An unexpected IWMS implementation is hard to digest

During an IWMS implementation, organizations need successful change strategies to help the organizational structure, culture, and people deal with change. 

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Blogs | 11/12/2015
Choices when designing an IWMS

A best practice approach to IWMS implementation ensures organizations can focus on achieving their most important project goals without being overwhelmed 

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Blogs | 11/05/2015
Seven standards that are shaping and changing the IWMS domain

Communication errors can have serious consequences. That’s certainly what American space agency NASA found when the prohibitively expensive Mars Orbiter satellite… 

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Blogs | 10/29/2015
Five reasons why organizations can no longer avoid standardization

Organizations can no longer avoid standardizing their processes in the face of globalization and increased competition. 

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Blogs | 10/22/2015
Why implement an IWMS? – 5 reasons

Business compliance, better transparency, and IT innovation are among the top five reasons to implement an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS). 

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Blogs | 10/15/2015
An Introduction to IWMS

An IWMS supports FM and Real Estate managers as they address new technologies, manage sustainability and cost effeciencies, all while ensuring compliancy. 

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