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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 | 07/18/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1960s

Diving deeper into the evolution of FM and how we got to where we are today within the field. We analyze “The Evolution of FM” and gain some incredible insight on our technological journey in FM over several decades. 

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Blogs | 07/11/2019
3 Trends That Will Change Facility and Real Estate Management

Technology and information management are playing an increasingly important role in facility and real estate management - but what challenges will we face in the coming years? 

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Blogs | 07/04/2019
What is an asset?

Industries are catching on that there are new types of untraditional assets (like sensors) that require time, effort, and money to manage and maintain. 

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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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Blogs | 09/09/2014
Software is like building a house

User-centric design is critical for IWMS software. It's important to define different groups of users; because not everyone uses software in the same manner 

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Blogs | 08/19/2014
Maintenance management viewed through digital glasses (and three other scenarios)

Augmented and virtual reality technologies can offer facility and maintenance managers new ways to improve how they manage facilities. 

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Blogs | 07/29/2014
Facilities management and social media – who to read and follow?

Follow Planon and other industry game changers on social media to stay up to date on industry trends and innovations. 

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Blogs | 07/17/2014
Are you – as a facility or property manager – focusing on the right things?

To increase impact and visability to the C-Suite, facility managers must highlight their added value by providing the right info for business decisions. 

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Blogs | 05/28/2014
A BIM in the management phase? Start with these six questions

The promise of a building information model (BIM) extends beyond the construction phase if facility managers are prepared to pair with a CAFM or IWMS. 

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Blogs | 05/14/2014
Seven steps to prevent post-implementation blues

Implementation of new software is just the beginning. Check out these tips on how to avoid the post-implementation blues. 

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Blogs | 05/01/2014
The complexity of managing a growing project portfolio

To help employees manage bigger, more complex projects, the move from Operational Project Management towards Capital Project Management is essential. 

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