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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 | 10/31/2019
Why technology will be a leading source of knowledge for your organization in 2022

Technology will be your best friend in 2022. It’s important for real estate and facility management professionals to prepare now. 

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Blogs | 09/12/2019
What is the Difference? Big Data vs. Analytics

Large amounts of data are being stored within Real Estate and Facility Management systems, and that will continue to grow. “Big Data” and “Analytics” have been brought to life. What do these terms mean and what are the differences between them? 

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Blogs | 07/04/2019
What is an asset?

Industries are catching on that there are new types of untraditional assets (like sensors) that require time, effort, and money to manage and maintain. 

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Blogs | 05/29/2019
How to maintain control of capital projects in real estate and facility management

Corporate real estate and facility managers are often in charge of large capital projects. How do you stay in control of these type of projects? Discover in our blog what the 4 key phases of Capital Project Management are and what the role is of an IWMS in this approach. 

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Blogs | 05/23/2019
How technology is changing real estate management

Technology will reshape real estate into Real Estate 4.0; buildings with a focus on technology that enable organizations to use and share workspace in ways we can barely imagine! 

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Blogs | 05/09/2019
How AI changes occupant experience

David Karpook explains in this blog post that we need to be very mindful of when, where, and how to give up or retain control regarding smart equipment in the workplace. 

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Blogs | 05/01/2019
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 | 03/28/2019
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 | 03/21/2019
Intelligent processes driving efficiencies for service providers

When the right data is available, and an artificial intelligence (AI) can understand the context, systems can start to make decisions that people made earlier, creating the potential for high-speed operations. 

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Blogs | 02/28/2019
Looking to the future with computer vision and artificial intelligence

Computer vision is a particularly interesting category of artificial intelligence for facility management. Cameras not only stream images, they are able to augment those video streams with streams of data describing the things that are seen. 

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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 | 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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