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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 | 10/11/2018
CAFM vs ERP: What’s the difference for facility management service providers?

Although many service providers use separate systems for their business processes, they should have an 'enterprise operations platform'. 

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Blogs | 10/08/2018
Becoming a B2B2C Service Provider

This connection of relationships is referred to as the B2B2C-model, in which commercial service providers extend their existing business to business (B2B) relationship with contract managers to also include the end users and consumers of the service (B2B2C). 

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Blogs | 09/26/2018
How facility and space managers can use real-time occupancy to optimize space strategy

By measuring real time space occupancy, facility and space managers can develop more effective space management strategies. 

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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 | 12/14/2017
Germans prefer fixed working times in a fixed working environment

Malco Blümel, Project Manager at Planon Central Europe shares his views on the changing work environment in the third part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 12/07/2017
Why the Asia-Pacific region is known for its flexibility in both working time and environment

Alex Lim, General Manager at Planon Asia shares his views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the second part of this series of four. 

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Blogs | 11/30/2017
Business culture in the United Kingdom is 'almost always on' compared to other European countries

Christine Houghton, UK Sales Director at Planon shares her views on ‘The changing work environment’ in the first part of this series of four. 

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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 | 11/02/2017
How do real estate and facility managers create the best possible Workplace Experience for millennials?

What should a facility manager take into account now that the number of millennials preparing to enter the workforce is growing? 

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Blogs | 10/05/2017
The Internet of Things as a remedy for the afternoon slump

The Internet of Things offers the opportunity for facility managers to increase labor productivity combined with a healthier office climate in an easy way. 

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Blogs | 09/28/2017
If you want something done well, outsource it

From a functional perspective, the service provider industry has very specific and extensive requirements for software to manage core business operations. 

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