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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 | 01/26/2017
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 | 11/03/2016
Why having a choice in when and where to work matters

According to a Gensler research study, employees that are deemed "high-performing" have more of a say in when and where they work. 

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Blogs | 08/04/2016
Millennials are growing up too

As each new generation joins the workforce, they are scrutinized for their differences, but often these groups aren't so different from each other. 

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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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Blogs | 10/28/2014
3 requirements for professional space management

CAFM software must support complex requirements like space sharing, scenario planning, and the ability to provide insight in actual and planned space usage. 

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Blogs | 09/30/2014
Flexible working: what are the boundaries?

You need to know the optimal capacity utilization rate of your office space to truly take advantage of workforce mobility and flexible workspace concepts. 

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