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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 | 07/04/2019
What is an asset?

Industries are catching on that there are new types of untraditional assets (like sensors) that require time, effort, and money to manage and maintain. 

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Blogs | 06/20/2019
Discover the correlation | Closing the gap between real estate and C-level organizational goals with the power of analytics

Real estate and facility management teams need to shift towards data cross-referencing and look deeper into the relationship between real estate metrics and overall metrics to attract more attention from the C-suite. 

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Blogs | 06/06/2019
The air traffic control called Capital Project Management

If Project Management is like flying a plane, then Captial Project Management could be compared to air traffic control. 

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Blogs | 03/31/2016
Are you smarter than a smart meter?

The term "smart" implies more than just a connection and ability to collect and report data—it describes the capability of interpreting and adapting to data. 

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Blogs | 03/03/2016
What the iPhone can teach us about real estate benchmarking

Without reliable data there cannot be a reliable benchmark. Learn what the release of Apple's newest iPhone can teach us about real estate benchmarking. 

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Blogs | 02/25/2016
How the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin still resonates within Facilities Management today

Facility management can take advantage of IoT and connected devices - even rat traps are getting tech upgrades that allow them to self-report. 

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Blogs | 02/18/2016
What the word smart actually means (and why a smart meter isn’t smart)

Smart cities, smart materials, smart assets, smart meters, smart homes, smart logistics - what does "smart" really mean in this context? 

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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 | 01/14/2016
James Bond technology in the workplace

In today's workplace, technology enables employers and employees to gather data in ways that were once only seen in James Bond movies. 

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Blogs | 12/31/2015
How innovation saved my Christmas dinner

Just like red and green lights in a parking garage, sensor tech helps employees find free workspace when applied to a workplace with flex space options. 

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Blogs | 12/24/2015
Stadiums in the Year 2015: Offices and Events Venue

The stadium is increasingly regarded as a dynamic building, which could be utilized for a growing diversity of purposes. 

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Blogs | 12/03/2015
To measure is to know … nothing!

Measuring is only the first step in the process to gain better insight. Comparison is the next. And standards are essential for comparison and grounding. 

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