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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 | 08/02/2018
4 tips for a successful IWMS implementation

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from companies who are interested in Planon’s IWMS solution is: ‘How do we get it successfully implemented?’ In this blogpost, I share four tips with you to optimize your IWMS implementation. 

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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 | 03/22/2018
Making Space the Case: Prioritizing Space Utilization for Real Estate and Facility Management in 2018

In its ‘Green Quadrant IWMS’ report, research firm Verdantix shares insights into the overall strategic priorities for real estate and facilities teams. One of the main priorities is Space Utilization, where Planon will share some thoughts on. 

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Blogs | 03/08/2018
These six strategies are drastically changing the IWMS landscape

Independent research firm Verdantix highlighted six key strategies IWMS vendors implement. In this blog, we elaborate on each of them. 

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Blogs | 02/22/2018
Your own personal virtual assistant will soon join you in the office

A virtual assistant with whom you can talk, that understands you and performs tasks for you. How will real estate and facility managers benefit from that? 

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Blogs | 02/15/2018
3 new business models for service providers using the Internet of Things

How can service providers benefit from the Internet of Things? Planon presents three business models for service providers to consider. 

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Blogs | 02/08/2018
“Building” healthy buildings? It is possible with the Internet of Things!

By using IoT solutions, real estate and facility managers are able to transform their smart buildings into healthy buildings. Read how in this blog. 

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