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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 | 03/19/2020
How having a “smart workplace” can assist with talent retention

Organizations must be “smart” about equipping their offices and meeting spaces with the right technological tools to meet their employees’ expectations around technology. 

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Blogs | 03/12/2020
The impact of smart building technology on smart buildings

This blog discusses important upcoming corporate real estate and facility management trends that influence IWMS solutions. We’ll talk about future capabilities and the impact of the integration of an IWMS with smart building technology. 

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Blogs | 03/05/2020
Who will lead the Internet of Things charge within their buildings – Facility management or IT?

New generations of smart assets will have a major influence on the FM and IT profession as we know it today. 

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Blogs | 10/03/2019
Using Analytics to take your CRE & FM strategy to the next level

This blog explains the importance of using Big Data & Analytics when supporting CRE and FM strategies today and highlights common challenges when looking to leverage these aspects within your organization. 

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Blogs | 09/26/2019
Reporting upstream: Using analytics to meet your CRE & FM objectives

Today’s business environment thrives on data. Yet, many facility managers and real estate managers struggle to derive the right data to prove their value to the C- level. In this blog, we describe how to obtain that right data to fit your needs. 

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Blogs | 09/19/2019
Five reasons why organizations can no longer avoid standardization

Global outsourcing of complementary activities becomes much less complex and risky when information is standardized within companies. Read about the five key benefits in this blog. 

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Blogs | 09/12/2019
What is the Difference? Big Data vs. Analytics

Large amounts of data are being stored within Real Estate and Facility Management systems, and that will continue to grow. “Big Data” and “Analytics” have been brought to life. What do these terms mean and what are the differences between them? 

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Blogs | 09/05/2019
Lease Accounting Standards in 2019 & Beyond

IFRS 16 remains important for companies leasing assets. Some have already completed the implementation, some are in the middle of it or now looking for a permanent solution like IWMS. This blog gives a recap of why IFRS 16 was introduced and its impact. 

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Blogs | 08/22/2019
Exploring Employee Productivity 2.0: “Human Performance”

These are turbulent times for Real Estate and Facility Managers. In this blog we dive into the conversation we had with Dr. Marie Puybaraud, Global Head of Corporate Research with JLL and talk about the trends and metrics that will matter soon. 

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Blogs | 08/15/2019
Are you still relying on Excel to become FASB, GASB, or IFRS compliant?

IFRS 16, ASC 842, and GASB 87 presents major challenges for organizations that use Excel for contract management. Learn why it is crucial to discover a different solution for your organization. 

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Blogs | 08/01/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1990s & 2000s

The early 2000s and the formal conception of IWMS. 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 | 07/25/2019
Facility Management Evolution Series: 1970s & 1980s

How did facility management evolve to become an official 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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