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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 | 12/21/2017
The United States got rid of the ‘cubicle concept’ and embraced diversity in the working environment

Danielle Rosenwein, HR Advisor at Planon North America shares her views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the final part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 12/14/2017
Germans prefer fixed working times in a fixed working environment

Malco Blümel, Project Manager at Planon Central Europe shares his views on the changing work environment in the third part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 12/07/2017
Why the Asia-Pacific region is known for its flexibility in both working time and environment

Alex Lim, General Manager at Planon Asia shares his views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the second part of this series of four. 

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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 | 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 | 08/04/2016
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 | 07/14/2016
Moving away from the traditional service desk

Integrating a service desk to handle requests related to FM, IT, and HR can bring many benefits, but only when the staff is trained properly. 

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Blogs | 06/23/2016
Productivity vs. The Pecking Order

Ideas come from people, not companies—and the best ideas emerge the quickest when people are free to communicate and collaborate. 

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Blogs | 06/16/2016
Revolution of the office nomads

Digital nomads are freelancers and entreprenuers who live and work wherever suits them best. All they need is a laptop and an internet connection. 

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Blogs | 05/04/2016
Does the Generation Gap Really Exist in the Workplace?

A recent study on the impact of the arrival of a new generation of employees in the workplace suggests that this upcoming “app generation” will not connect well with… 

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Blogs | 03/17/2016
Did Google really get it wrong? Workplace misery and other mishaps.

Open floor plans and flexible office concepts are not one-size-fits-all. It's important to note new ways of working require new management styles as well. 

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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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