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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 | 09/20/2018
What is the prerequisite to effectively manage your space?

Space Management is becoming more important than ever before. What actually is space? What is the current status of space management? And what is needed to effectively manage your space? 

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Blogs | 08/30/2018
How insight into capacity utilization makes a sunny day on vacation give me flashbacks to working in the office

In this blog post we show the comparison between a ‘holiday around the swimming pool’ in Egypt and meeting rooms in the office. 

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Blogs | 03/22/2018
Making Space the Case: Prioritizing Space Utilization for Real Estate and Facility Management in 2018

In its ‘Green Quadrant IWMS’ report, research firm Verdantix shares insights into the overall strategic priorities for real estate and facilities teams. One of the main priorities is Space Utilization, where Planon will share some thoughts on. 

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Blogs | 08/20/2015
Employees must feel free to innovate

Flexible working concepts are encouraging creativity and freedom of movement that allow employees more room for collaboration and the sharing of knowledge. 

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Blogs | 07/09/2015
Visiting a client: Why hospitality wins over being customer focused

The goal of hospitality is to proactively create an atmosphere in which the client feels welcome, and it always bats being only reactively customer-focused. 

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Blogs | 06/25/2015
Airplanes are still not flexible when it comes to working

Airports are adapting to the evolving role of business travel. We've seen upgrades in comfort for sleep, dining, entertainment - productivity should be next 

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Blogs | 06/11/2015
A manager making decisions based on yesterday’s information is a dinosaur

Offices are using sensors to measure occupancy, which can be used to equip employees with important real-time info, like available meeting rooms or space. 

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Blogs | 06/04/2015
The paradox of cost reduction in a high cost city

Agile Workplace Management concepts could be the key to solving the paradox of achieving cost reduction in a high cost city like Singapore. 

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Blogs | 05/28/2015
Self-service rather than the service desk, or the other way around?

One size does not fit all. Organizations must find the right mix of self-service and service desk offerings to optimize their core practices. 

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Blogs | 04/30/2015
Typical USA: What floor am I on?

Global organizations must keep language, currency, dates, measuresments, times, and cultural differences in mind when using centralized FM software. 

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Blogs | 03/19/2015
The New World of Work is sustainable! Isn’t it?

Flexible working and sustainability initiatives often go hand and hand. For example, new ways of work allow for less office space and shorter commutes. 

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Blogs | 02/26/2015
My workplace is where I am

Wireless communication allows us to be more flexible than ever before, and allows us to define the workplace as anywhere we want to work. 

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