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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 | 07/01/2020
A race to the cloud

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud infrastructure and application services is accelerating. More than ever before organizations are seeking the security, cost savings, and flexibility of cloud-based software solutions. 

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Blogs | 06/18/2020
Borrowing light through a hole in the wall

In this blog, our colleague Bram Bos describes important intangible benefits of a truly integrated software solution for real estate and facility management – like an IWMS – from the end user perspective. 

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Blogs | 06/04/2020
Three common paths for IWMS deployment

In this blog, Geert-Jan discusses three common paths for deployment of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS). 

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Blogs | 03/21/2019
Intelligent processes driving efficiencies for service providers

When the right data is available, and an artificial intelligence (AI) can understand the context, systems can start to make decisions that people made earlier, creating the potential for high-speed operations. 

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Blogs | 03/14/2019
Tips for creating a compelling business case for IWMS

In this blog, Geert-Jan explains how you can create a convincing, numbers-driven business case for the implementation or extension of an IWMS. 

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Blogs | 02/28/2019
Looking to the future with computer vision and artificial intelligence

Computer vision is a particularly interesting category of artificial intelligence for facility management. Cameras not only stream images, they are able to augment those video streams with streams of data describing the things that are seen. 

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Blogs | 02/21/2019
If you’re talking to the CFO, be sure you’ve got your numbers

The challenge in creating a business case for IWMS that will appeal to a CFO is in using numbers-based arguments to answer the question “So what?” 

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Blogs | 02/14/2019
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 | 01/31/2019
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 minimal tweaks. 

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Blogs | 01/24/2019
More than numbers: Understanding the value of an IWMS

If you are interested in a high-quality analysis of how to create a numbers-based business case for IWMS, I highly recommend downloading the recent Verdantix report. But there is more to an ROI than financial return. 

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Blogs | 01/17/2019
4 tips for a successful IWMS implementation

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from companies who are interested in Planon’s IWMS solution is: ‘How do we get it successfully implemented?’ In this blogpost, I share four tips with you to optimize your IWMS implementation. 

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Blogs | 12/20/2018
ERP software vs. IWMS: Do you know the differences?

Both ERP and IWMS solutions strive to reduce costs, integrate business processes, and increase the efficiency of these processes. 

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