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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 | 04/12/2018
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 | 08/03/2017
From reactive to proactive maintenance: how maintenance plans are becoming superfluous

The use of sensors will enable organizations to predict the right maintenance moment, allowing them to switch over time from reactive to proactive maintenance. 

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Blogs | 07/13/2017
Why having an effective maintenance strategy is essential for each organization

It’s critical to have an effective maintenance management strategy and a solution that supports the efficient upkeep of your buildings and assets. 

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Blogs | 07/06/2017
How to establish the core of your reactive maintenance process

Reactive maintenance is a given thing, as assets will fail sooner or later. How do you establish the core of your maintenance process? 

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Blogs | 06/29/2017
Wake-up call! Get your maintenance management out of the desk drawer

The spreadsheet culture is outdated and is no longer fit for maintenance management purposes. It is time to take the next step. The right step. 

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Blogs | 06/22/2017
How to get your contract management repository in place

What actions should you undertake to set up your contract management repository in order to get the basics in place for effective maintenance management? 

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Blogs | 06/15/2017
How to build a structured asset repository

Getting the basics in place for your maintenance management starts with building a structured repository of your assets. Learn how to build one. 

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Blogs | 06/08/2017
7 problems that can be avoided with sound asset management

No insight into the number of business assets and their quality? Asset management is a basis for gaining more control. 

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Blogs | 09/15/2016
Pokémon Go in practice: old ideas giving way to new

What began as a peaceful day on the beach, ended in relative chaos. There I was, playing with my children building the best sandcastle ever, when literally hundreds of people went charging past... 

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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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