This blog explains how Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) have developed in recent years, the changing benefits of an IWMS over time, and what the evolution of an IWMS means for smart building technology today.Learn more
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 | 11/28/2019
How do organizations deploy an IWMS?
In the IWMS Buyers Guide, Verdantix identified three common paths that organizations take when looking to deploy an IWMS. In this blogpost, Geert-Jan will briefly touch all three of them.Learn more
This blog explains the early days of CAFM and IWMS. The first generation of integrated solutions was considered a big step forward, but integration with buildings and smart building technology to the extent we see today was way beyond imagination.Learn more
Blogs | 04/18/2019
Preparing for 2020: 5 changes for CRE managers to consider
Many studies that have taken place over the past decade around how people see the future of real estate have referenced the year 2020. Gartner presents five important shifts CRE managers should consider to start preparing now for 2020 and beyond.Learn more
Blogs | 04/04/2019
How real estate managers take control of their real estate portfolios
Real estate can now be regarded as an organization’s fifth production factor. This makes the role of the real estate manager increasingly important.Learn more
Blogs | 03/21/2019
Intelligent processes driving efficiencies for service providers
When the right data is available, and an artificial intelligence (AI) can understand the context, systems can start to make decisions that people made earlier, creating the potential for high-speed operations.Learn more
Blogs | 03/14/2019
Tips for creating a compelling business case for IWMS
In this blog, Geert-Jan explains how you can create a convincing, numbers-driven business case for the implementation or extension of an IWMS.Learn more
Blogs | 03/07/2019
How much value can an IWMS bring to your organization?
Real Estate and Facility Managers are often looking for innovative solutions to optimize their business operations. There are many point solutions on the market, but a prominent solution that every CRE and FM professional should evaluate is an Integrated Workplace Management System.Learn more
Blogs | 02/28/2019
Looking to the future with computer vision and artificial intelligence
Computer vision is a particularly interesting category of artificial intelligence for facility management. Cameras not only stream images, they are able to augment those video streams with streams of data describing the things that are seen.Learn more
Blogs | 02/21/2019
If you’re talking to the CFO, be sure you’ve got your numbers
The challenge in creating a business case for IWMS that will appeal to a CFO is in using numbers-based arguments to answer the question “So what?”Learn more
Blogs | 02/14/2019
An unexpected IWMS implementation is hard to digest
During an IWMS implementation, organizations need successful change strategies to help the organizational structure, culture, and people deal with change.Learn more