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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 | 04/26/2018
Debating modernizing your field service operations? Get started today!

Efficient field service management is more than just digital work order dispatching from the back office to internal trades or external field technicians. The opportunities in field service operations to improve reliability, safety and operational profitability are endless. 

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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 | 09/08/2016
Summer productivity…despite the office temperature

Armed with the right technology and reporting capabilities, Facility Managers can help manage building users' expectations and perceptions. 

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Blogs | 09/01/2016
Carefree driving on the road to the Cloud

IT professionals can work more efficiently in the Cloud, which gives them more time to focus on an organization's core business processes. 

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Blogs | 08/25/2016
ERP software vs. IWMS: best friends or worst enemies?

Integration between ERP and IWMS systems has become the new norm, both supplementing each other with valuable data exchange and cross-functional reporting. 

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Blogs | 08/18/2016
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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Blogs | 08/11/2016
Pay attention to your sensors

Using sensor technology is a hot topic in the field of Facility Management. When installed and maintained correctly, sensors can provide organizations with information on buildings and… 

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Blogs | 08/04/2016
Millennials are growing up too

As each new generation joins the workforce, they are scrutinized for their differences, but often these groups aren't so different from each other. 

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Blogs | 07/28/2016
What if robots break something during maintenance?

Explore five issues surrounding Artificial Intelligence and safety concerns when weighing the opportunities and risks of using robots for maintenance work. 

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Blogs | 07/21/2016
Tales of IoT

IoT has many applications for all businesses and industries, however, new IoT solutions must be affordable and manageable within the context of buildings 

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Blogs | 07/14/2016
Moving away from the traditional service desk

Integrating a service desk to handle requests related to FM, IT, and HR can bring many benefits, but only when the staff is trained properly. 

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