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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 | 09/13/2018
What Integrated Facility Services CEOs say about their technology stack

Last year, Planon partnered with Panorama, a consultancy firm dedicated to the facility management ecosystem, to better understand the trends disrupting the facility management service provider industry. 

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Blogs | 09/06/2018
Services Director Karen Winter: “One trend I find heating up in Singapore is face recognition and all the possibilities it gives you for getting information or interacting with technology”

In this interview series about the future of technology and technology in Facility Management, we interviewed Karen Winter, Services Director for Asia. She was an early IT-adopter, would be lost without smartphones and her favourite tech city is Singapore. 

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Blogs | 08/30/2018
How insight into capacity utilization makes a sunny day on vacation give me flashbacks to working in the office

In this blog post we show the comparison between a ‘holiday around the swimming pool’ in Egypt and meeting rooms in the office. 

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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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Blogs | 10/22/2015
Why implement an IWMS? – 5 reasons

Business compliance, better transparency, and IT innovation are among the top five reasons to implement an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS). 

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Blogs | 10/08/2015
SaaS versus Cloud Computing: What’s the difference?

Learn more about important terms such as Cloud Computing and SaaS and understand the difference between the two. 

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