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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 | 04/19/2018
What do facility managers really want from the Internet of Things?

During our webinar on the Internet of Things and Smart Buildings, we asked how facility managers view this topic. We also discussed practical use-cases to help organisations get started. Learn more about these in this blog post. 

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Blogs | 04/12/2018
The Romance of Maintenance

Thanks to the Internet of Things, maintenance workers have now taken on the role of data scientists; and that makes this role perhaps the 'sexiest job of the 21st century'. A romantic thought. 

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Blogs | 03/29/2018
6 issues you can easily avoid by modernizing your maintenance operations

Are you still using manual processes for handling maintenance management? The following six issues can easily be avoided through digitalisation of your maintenance operations. 

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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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Blogs | 02/12/2015
Facility management acronyms – test yourself

Learn about essential acronyms within the real estate and facility management industry, such as SBS, IWMS, CAD, BIM, CIFM, and FMS. 

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Blogs | 01/08/2015
Psychology and Facilities Management: how do you create more hospitality?

As a facility manager, process-oriented automation can help generate a greater hospitality and improve customer/user satisfaction. 

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Blogs | 12/02/2014
Help! My colleague is a robot

People have always used tools to achieve specific objectives; technology and robotics are next generation tools to get specific tasks and work done. 

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Blogs | 11/25/2014
Self-Service: guidance for successful implementation

Employee Self-Service is a proven concept in FM, IT, and HR that improves services accessibility and increases efficiency in processing and delivery. 

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