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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 | 06/25/2015
Airplanes are still not flexible when it comes to working

Airports are adapting to the evolving role of business travel. We've seen upgrades in comfort for sleep, dining, entertainment - productivity should be next 

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Blogs | 06/11/2015
A manager making decisions based on yesterday’s information is a dinosaur

Offices are using sensors to measure occupancy, which can be used to equip employees with important real-time info, like available meeting rooms or space. 

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Blogs | 06/04/2015
The paradox of cost reduction in a high cost city

Agile Workplace Management concepts could be the key to solving the paradox of achieving cost reduction in a high cost city like Singapore. 

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Blogs | 05/28/2015
Self-service rather than the service desk, or the other way around?

One size does not fit all. Organizations must find the right mix of self-service and service desk offerings to optimize their core practices. 

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Blogs | 04/30/2015
Typical USA: What floor am I on?

Global organizations must keep language, currency, dates, measuresments, times, and cultural differences in mind when using centralized FM software. 

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Blogs | 03/19/2015
The New World of Work is sustainable! Isn’t it?

Flexible working and sustainability initiatives often go hand and hand. For example, new ways of work allow for less office space and shorter commutes. 

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Blogs | 03/05/2015
Facility Management beyond the building – three key trends

Facility management is continuing to evolve and adapt as technology drives change to the buildings they manage. 

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Blogs | 02/26/2015
My workplace is where I am

Wireless communication allows us to be more flexible than ever before, and allows us to define the workplace as anywhere we want to work. 

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Blogs | 02/19/2015
Studying 2015-style

Students need to be able to learn when and where they want to be productive. A university equipped with an IWMS can better connect students to their campus 

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