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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 | 01/23/2020
Campus Management Maturity Framework: Where are you in the journey to a smart campus?

Planon has developed a maturity framework for integrated campus management solutions that consists of these five levels: Initial, Managed, Defined, Measured, and Optimized. Campus managers can use this framework to help determine how their university compares with others. 

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Blogs | 01/16/2020
Operating the smart campus

With an integrated campus management system, universities can take a proactive approach to integrating new technologies on campus. 

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Blogs | 01/09/2020
In search of an ‘intelligent’ campus

This blog explores the evolution of the smart campus into an intelligent campus and the potential benefits this provides for campus managers. 

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Blogs | 12/19/2019
Smart buildings: It’s still about the people inside

The smartest buildings of the future will be those designed with people in mind. This blog is about the perception of “occupant comfort” as being the most important benefit of implementing smart building technologies. 

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Blogs | 12/12/2019
The impact of smart building technology on smart buildings

This blog discusses important upcoming corporate real estate and facility management trends that influence IWMS solutions. We’ll talk about future capabilities and the impact of the integration of an IWMS with smart building technology. 

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Blogs | 12/05/2019
Expanding an IWMS with smart building technology

This blog explains how Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) have developed in recent years, the changing benefits of an IWMS over time, and what the evolution of an IWMS means for smart building technology today. 

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Blogs | 11/28/2019
How do organizations deploy an IWMS?

In the IWMS Buyers Guide, Verdantix identified three common paths that organizations take when looking to deploy an IWMS. In this blogpost, Geert-Jan will briefly touch all three of them. 

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Blogs | 11/21/2019
CAFM and IWMS - The beginning of the journey towards smart building technology

This blog explains the early days of CAFM and IWMS. The first generation of integrated solutions was considered a big step forward, but integration with buildings and smart building technology to the extent we see today was way beyond imagination. 

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Blogs | 10/24/2019
The “perfect” office temperature

Energy use is far from efficient and installations suffer when occupants' continuously change the temperature. In this week's blog, Planon shares its experience with analyzing office temperatures and lessons learned. 

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Blogs | 10/10/2019
To measure is to know … nothing!

In this blog I am going to talk about the renowned proverb ‘to measure is to know’. Within Facility and Real Estate Management, we seem to consider this of high importance. Read this blog to know why! 

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Blogs | 10/03/2019
Using Analytics to take your CRE & FM strategy to the next level

This blog explains the importance of using Big Data & Analytics when supporting CRE and FM strategies today and highlights common challenges when looking to leverage these aspects within your organization. 

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Blogs | 09/26/2019
Reporting upstream: Using analytics to meet your CRE & FM objectives

Today’s business environment thrives on data. Yet, many facility managers and real estate managers struggle to derive the right data to prove their value to the C- level. In this blog, we describe how to obtain that right data to fit your needs. 

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