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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 | 12/05/2019
Expanding an IWMS with smart building technology

This blog explains how Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) have developed in recent years, the changing benefits of an IWMS over time, and what the evolution of an IWMS means for smart building technology today. 

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Blogs | 11/28/2019
How do organizations deploy an IWMS?

In the IWMS Buyers Guide, Verdantix identified three common paths that organizations take when looking to deploy an IWMS. In this blogpost, Geert-Jan will briefly touch all three of them. 

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Blogs | 11/21/2019
CAFM and IWMS - The beginning of the journey towards smart building technology

This blog explains the early days of CAFM and IWMS. The first generation of integrated solutions was considered a big step forward, but integration with buildings and smart building technology to the extent we see today was way beyond imagination. 

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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 | 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 | 05/11/2015
A new Pope as evidence of an IT revolution

Technology has come a long way in 10 years. Modern software solutions have also evolved, offering integration between systems like ERP, HR, Financial & IWMS 

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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 | 04/23/2015
Explicit focus on experience, made possible by implicit technologies

Technologies surrounding IoT, Big Data, and mobilization are opening up new possibilities for facility managers to improve hospitality initiatives. 

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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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Blogs | 04/09/2015
IT, the new game changer in service providers industry

Innovative and forward-thinking service providers utilize IWMS to stand out from competition by connecting their customers in the chain. 

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Blogs | 04/02/2015
A merger is like a good marriage: it starts with getting to know each other

When organizations are facing a merger it's important to assess how internal HR, Finance, and IWMS processes run and how cultural differences fit together. 

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