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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 | 01/23/2020
Campus Management Maturity Framework: Where are you in the journey to a smart campus?

Planon has developed a maturity framework for integrated campus management solutions that consists of these five levels: Initial, Managed, Defined, Measured, and Optimized. Campus managers can use this framework to help determine how their university compares with others. 

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Blogs | 01/16/2020
Operating the smart campus

With an integrated campus management system, universities can take a proactive approach to integrating new technologies on campus. 

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Blogs | 01/09/2020
In search of an ‘intelligent’ campus

This blog explores the evolution of the smart campus into an intelligent campus and the potential benefits this provides for campus managers. 

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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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Blogs | 03/24/2014
Predict the future with Big (Fast, Varied) Data

Big Data is high-volume, high-velocity, and high-variety info assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of info processing for enhanced insight. 

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Blogs | 03/19/2014
Three questions to avoid irreversible outsourcing

Outsourcing tasks is an age-old phenomenon. There are many advantages, but also inherent risks is it's not planned and managed diligently. 

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