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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 | 07/02/2015
Reducing resistance begins with having to, wanting to and being able to

Preparation and good communication are key to successful change, whether that is implementing new software or changing company culture. 

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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 | 06/18/2015
Planning for the future – without a crystal ball

Real estate and facility management requires an element of planning for the future to meet the changing needs of the organization. 

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Blogs | 05/21/2015
You are not alone

Reducing risk is a top reason for implementing an IWMS solution, as well as improving record keeping and maintenance scheduling. 

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Blogs | 04/16/2015
How apps have changed the world (including business and facilities management)

Smartphones and mobile apps play an important role in modern facility management for completing work orders and maintenance management on-the-go. 

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Blogs | 04/09/2015
IT, the new game changer in service providers industry

Innovative and forward-thinking service providers utilize IWMS to stand out from competition by connecting their customers in the chain. 

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Blogs | 04/02/2015
A merger is like a good marriage: it starts with getting to know each other

When organizations are facing a merger it's important to assess how internal HR, Finance, and IWMS processes run and how cultural differences fit together. 

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Blogs | 03/12/2015
Board room buy-in: Tips for Real Estate and Facility Managers

One of the biggest investments for real estate and facility managers is the software, like an IWMS, they use to manage, monitor, and report on facilities. 

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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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