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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 | 04/19/2018
What do facility managers really want from the Internet of Things?

During our webinar on the Internet of Things and Smart Buildings, we asked how facility managers view this topic. We also discussed practical use-cases to help organisations get started. Learn more about these in this blog post. 

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Blogs | 03/01/2018
How Real Time Personalization enables facility managers to cope with diversity in the work environment

Thanks to Real Time Personalization facility managers can better respond to both the increasing diversity in the work environment and individual needs. 

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Blogs | 02/22/2018
Your own personal virtual assistant will soon join you in the office

A virtual assistant with whom you can talk, that understands you and performs tasks for you. How will real estate and facility managers benefit from that? 

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Blogs | 05/19/2016
Is the Internet of Things a “game changer” for managing buildings and building-related installations?

IoT developments are making real-time measurement possible for facility managers, enabling immediate intervenion if the situation requires it. 

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Blogs | 05/12/2016
Buildings at the service of the people

Smart buildings offer great value and cost benefits for the users and managers of office buildings through new technologies and data integration. 

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Blogs | 04/21/2016
The Cloud, a passing technical fad?

The benefits of using the cloud surpasses that of just a passing, technical fad. Check out these 3 favorite features from a functional manager perspective. 

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Blogs | 03/31/2016
Are you smarter than a smart meter?

The term "smart" implies more than just a connection and ability to collect and report data—it describes the capability of interpreting and adapting to data. 

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Blogs | 03/03/2016
What the iPhone can teach us about real estate benchmarking

Without reliable data there cannot be a reliable benchmark. Learn what the release of Apple's newest iPhone can teach us about real estate benchmarking. 

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Blogs | 02/25/2016
How the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin still resonates within Facilities Management today

Facility management can take advantage of IoT and connected devices - even rat traps are getting tech upgrades that allow them to self-report. 

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Blogs | 02/18/2016
What the word smart actually means (and why a smart meter isn’t smart)

Smart cities, smart materials, smart assets, smart meters, smart homes, smart logistics - what does "smart" really mean in this context? 

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Blogs | 02/04/2016
Smart traveling / Smart working

Sensor technology and Big Data analytics are paving the way for new ways of working, even "smart traveling." 

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Blogs | 01/14/2016
James Bond technology in the workplace

In today's workplace, technology enables employers and employees to gather data in ways that were once only seen in James Bond movies. 

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