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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 | 05/09/2019
How AI changes occupant experience

David Karpook explains in this blog post that we need to be very mindful of when, where, and how to give up or retain control regarding smart equipment in the workplace. 

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Blogs | 11/15/2018
Managing the Experience of Place Today

The concept of “place” matters, and the war for talent is making space management an important topic for all types of organizations to revisit and address. 

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Blogs | 03/10/2016
The student as an engaged stakeholder in facilities management

At a university, the importance of campus facilities is two-fold: it must attract new students to attend, and must also make students want to stay. 

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Blogs | 02/11/2016
“Infrastructure: If anything exciting happens, we’ve done it wrong”

In the world of facility management (often the unsung heroes of an organization) if something exciting happens, it means the job isn't being done properly. 

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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 | 01/28/2016
Did I miss something?

Recognizing and identifying different stages of social learning and applying it to workplace design can translate into new, valuable employee collaboration. 

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Blogs | 01/21/2016
The problem of “too easy”

Can it ever be "too easy" to find an empty meeting room? Under-utilized space in offices can translate into huge cost savings when addressed correctly. 

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Blogs | 01/07/2016
Where will you meet in the offices of the future?

Thanks to technology, people are more flexible, but how flexible is the space where people work? 

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Blogs | 08/20/2015
Employees must feel free to innovate

Flexible working concepts are encouraging creativity and freedom of movement that allow employees more room for collaboration and the sharing of knowledge. 

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Blogs | 07/23/2015
What shade of green are you?

In 2014, research was conducted with the goal of making existing real estate more sustainable. These iniatives often go hand-in-hand with cost savings. 

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Blogs | 07/09/2015
Visiting a client: Why hospitality wins over being customer focused

The goal of hospitality is to proactively create an atmosphere in which the client feels welcome, and it always bats being only reactively customer-focused. 

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