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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 | 01/11/2018
From a “Smart” Building to a Learning Building; establish your use and business case!

The Internet of Things and Smart Buildings provide us with an enormous potential of use cases. However, what is their real value? 

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Blogs | 11/16/2017
Why technology is not just a ‘driver’ of change in the workplace, but also an ‘enabler’

Drawing up a workplace strategy must be a shared responsibility between real estate, facility, HR and IT managers. 

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Blogs | 11/09/2017
Why real estate and facility managers need a more in-depth approach to geographical diversity

The geographical location where people live and work helps to determine the way they regard technological and work changes. 

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Blogs | 07/21/2016
Tales of IoT

IoT has many applications for all businesses and industries, however, new IoT solutions must be affordable and manageable within the context of buildings 

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Blogs | 07/07/2016
Technology in the movies: a preview of future Facilities Management organizations?

BIM, IoT, sensors - all these high tech capabilities that once only seemed possible in the movies, could be the future of Facility Management. 

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Blogs | 06/30/2016
Building Information Modeling – When should Facility Managers get involved?

Facility managers have a great opportunity to leverage the technology and data associated with a BIM project by integrated with an IWMS. 

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Blogs | 06/02/2016
Changing rules for lease accounting; a bridge to a fair balance

New lease accounting standards under FASB and IASB will have big impacts on organizations requiring them to show more leasing contracts on the balance sheet 

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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 | 04/28/2016
What real estate management and facility management can learn from marketing

Building management and Facility management have gradually shifted from operational to more strategic roles. 

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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 | 09/10/2015
Is sustainability actually expensive? After all, aren’t you funding it from the saved energy costs?

Retrofitting existing buildings to become more sustainable is a smart and future-proof way to reduce electricity consumption. 

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Blogs | 07/16/2015
Your building is smarter than you think

A building is smarter than you think; all you need to do is make its information available and useable to the end-users inside. 

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