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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 | 10/11/2018
CAFM vs ERP: What’s the difference for facility management service providers?

Although many service providers use separate systems for their business processes, they should have an 'enterprise operations platform'. 

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Blogs | 10/08/2018
Becoming a B2B2C Service Provider

This connection of relationships is referred to as the B2B2C-model, in which commercial service providers extend their existing business to business (B2B) relationship with contract managers to also include the end users and consumers of the service (B2B2C). 

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Blogs | 09/26/2018
How facility and space managers can use real-time occupancy to optimize space strategy

By measuring real time space occupancy, facility and space managers can develop more effective space management strategies. 

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Blogs | 03/16/2017
What are the implications for real estate managers of the changing role of the university campus

The role of the university campus is in constant flux due to the changing needs of its visitors. How should real estate managers respond to this? 

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Blogs | 03/09/2017
How new lease accounting standards will impact your business

There will be many changes in lease accounting beginning in 2019. How will the new lease accounting standards impact your business? 

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Blogs | 03/02/2017
Will you be ready for the new lease accounting standards?

There will be many changes in lease accounting beginning in 2019. What is lease accounting? And what exactly is going to change? 

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Blogs | 02/23/2017
Responsiveness to change: Mobile for Facility Management

Facility managers find new capabilities with emerging technologies such as web-based software frameworks and a new generation of field-service applications. 

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Blogs | 02/16/2017
BIM: Big Information Mess?

Because of its complexity, BIM technology has yet to be widely adopted, but industries such as facility management are starting to see its great potential. 

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Blogs | 02/09/2017
Are you ready for the Internet of Money?

Major technological advances, such as programmable, digital currencies; smart, self-executing and self-enforcing contracts; and ownerless block chain ledgers are all changing the way we look at money, and in turn, changing the way we conduct business. All industries will be affected by this new layer of the internet, often called the Internet of Money or the Internet of Value, but none has more potential to be transformed than real estate. 

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Blogs | 02/02/2017
Who should own the Building Internet of Things?

As more IoT-related responsibilities arise and mature, so does the need for a new role that blends IT and Facility Management to manage them. 

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Blogs | 01/26/2017
Don’t invest blindly in building expansion

Universities often struggle with the topic of space as it relates to the increasing number of students. So, how can they optimize the occupancy of the available space and facilities? 

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Blogs | 01/12/2017
Point Solution or Integrated Solution | Four different perspectives

Different challenges need different software solutions. Which perspective fits you best and suits your long term goals? 

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