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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 | 09/06/2018
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 | 08/16/2018
Get to know Planon’s Strategic Business Consultant David Karpook

In this interview series about the future of technology and technology in Facility Management, we interviewed David Karpook, Business Consultant for Planon North America. As David says: I’m excited every day about what I’m going to hear about and what I’m going to read about in terms of new innovations. So bring it on.’ 

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Blogs | 11/26/2015
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 minital tweaks. 

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Blogs | 11/19/2015
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 | 11/12/2015
Choices when designing an IWMS

A best practice approach to IWMS implementation ensures organizations can focus on achieving their most important project goals without being overwhelmed 

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Blogs | 11/05/2015
Seven standards that are shaping and changing the IWMS domain

Communication errors can have serious consequences. That’s certainly what American space agency NASA found when the prohibitively expensive Mars Orbiter satellite… 

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Blogs | 10/29/2015
Five reasons why organizations can no longer avoid standardization

Organizations can no longer avoid standardizing their processes in the face of globalization and increased competition. 

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Blogs | 10/15/2015
An Introduction to IWMS

An IWMS supports FM and Real Estate managers as they address new technologies, manage sustainability and cost effeciencies, all while ensuring compliancy. 

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Blogs | 09/03/2015
The business case: waste of time or a critical success factor?

Check out these 9 tips for building a solid business case that ensures you're getting the right message and vision across to align with core business goals. 

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Blogs | 08/13/2015
Shopping without worries

When shopping for an IWMS, it's important to pick a strategic partner ready for change for the years to come. 

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Blogs | 08/06/2015
Five signs that say it’s time to upgrade your software

Real estate and facility management software has evolved to support integration, compliance, better reporting and offers mobile app capabilities as well. 

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