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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 | 10/10/2019
To measure is to know … nothing!

In this blog I am going to talk about the renowned proverb ‘to measure is to know’. Within Facility and Real Estate Management, we seem to consider this of high importance. Read this blog to know why! 

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Blogs | 10/03/2019
Using Analytics to take your CRE & FM strategy to the next level

This blog explains the importance of using Big Data & Analytics when supporting CRE and FM strategies today and highlights common challenges when looking to leverage these aspects within your organization. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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?” 

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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. 

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Blogs | 01/31/2019
Build or buy an IWMS?

It's key to determine if you want to create your own CRE and FM processes in an IWMS or if you'd rather opt for a best practice approach with minimal tweaks. 

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Blogs | 01/24/2019
More than numbers: Understanding the value of an IWMS

If you are interested in a high-quality analysis of how to create a numbers-based business case for IWMS, I highly recommend downloading the recent Verdantix report. But there is more to an ROI than financial return. 

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Blogs | 01/17/2019
4 tips for a successful IWMS implementation

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from companies who are interested in Planon’s IWMS solution is: ‘How do we get it successfully implemented?’ In this blogpost, I share four tips with you to optimize your IWMS implementation. 

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Blogs | 01/10/2019
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. 

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