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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 | 03/22/2018
Making Space the Case: Prioritizing Space Utilization for Real Estate and Facility Management in 2018

In its ‘Green Quadrant IWMS’ report, research firm Verdantix shares insights into the overall strategic priorities for real estate and facilities teams. One of the main priorities is Space Utilization, where Planon will share some thoughts on. 

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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 | 12/21/2017
The United States got rid of the ‘cubicle concept’ and embraced diversity in the working environment

Danielle Rosenwein, HR Advisor at Planon North America shares her views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the final part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 03/17/2016
Did Google really get it wrong? Workplace misery and other mishaps.

Open floor plans and flexible office concepts are not one-size-fits-all. It's important to note new ways of working require new management styles as well. 

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Blogs | 03/10/2016
The student as an engaged stakeholder in facilities management

At a university, the importance of campus facilities is two-fold: it must attract new students to attend, and must also make students want to stay. 

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Blogs | 02/11/2016
“Infrastructure: If anything exciting happens, we’ve done it wrong”

In the world of facility management (often the unsung heroes of an organization) if something exciting happens, it means the job isn't being done properly. 

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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 | 01/28/2016
Did I miss something?

Recognizing and identifying different stages of social learning and applying it to workplace design can translate into new, valuable employee collaboration. 

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Blogs | 01/21/2016
The problem of “too easy”

Can it ever be "too easy" to find an empty meeting room? Under-utilized space in offices can translate into huge cost savings when addressed correctly. 

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Blogs | 01/07/2016
Where will you meet in the offices of the future?

Thanks to technology, people are more flexible, but how flexible is the space where people work? 

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Blogs | 08/20/2015
Employees must feel free to innovate

Flexible working concepts are encouraging creativity and freedom of movement that allow employees more room for collaboration and the sharing of knowledge. 

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Blogs | 07/23/2015
What shade of green are you?

In 2014, research was conducted with the goal of making existing real estate more sustainable. These iniatives often go hand-in-hand with cost savings. 

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