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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 | 10/17/2019
The least popular meeting room is used the most!

Data is meaningless if you don’t know the context. Planon’s IWMS provides a lot of context, but it’s the facility manager who is familiar with the data who can interpret it and draw the right conclusions. 

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Blogs | 05/09/2019
How AI changes occupant experience

David Karpook explains in this blog post that we need to be very mindful of when, where, and how to give up or retain control regarding smart equipment in the workplace. 

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Blogs | 11/15/2018
Managing the Experience of Place Today

The concept of “place” matters, and the war for talent is making space management an important topic for all types of organizations to revisit and address. 

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Blogs | 02/09/2017
Are you ready for the Internet of Money?

Major technological advances, such as programmable, digital currencies; smart, self-executing and self-enforcing contracts; and ownerless block chain ledgers are all changing the way we look at money, and in turn, changing the way we conduct business. All industries will be affected by this new layer of the internet, often called the Internet of Money or the Internet of Value, but none has more potential to be transformed than real estate. 

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Blogs | 11/03/2016
Why having a choice in when and where to work matters

According to a Gensler research study, employees that are deemed "high-performing" have more of a say in when and where they work. 

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Blogs | 09/08/2016
Summer productivity…despite the office temperature

Armed with the right technology and reporting capabilities, Facility Managers can help manage building users' expectations and perceptions. 

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Blogs | 08/04/2016
Millennials are growing up too

As each new generation joins the workforce, they are scrutinized for their differences, but often these groups aren't so different from each other. 

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Blogs | 07/14/2016
Moving away from the traditional service desk

Integrating a service desk to handle requests related to FM, IT, and HR can bring many benefits, but only when the staff is trained properly. 

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Blogs | 06/23/2016
Productivity vs. The Pecking Order

Ideas come from people, not companies—and the best ideas emerge the quickest when people are free to communicate and collaborate. 

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Blogs | 06/16/2016
Revolution of the office nomads

Digital nomads are freelancers and entreprenuers who live and work wherever suits them best. All they need is a laptop and an internet connection. 

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Blogs | 05/04/2016
Does the Generation Gap Really Exist in the Workplace?

A recent study on the impact of the arrival of a new generation of employees in the workplace suggests that this upcoming “app generation” will not connect well with… 

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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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