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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 | 10/25/2018
Enabling End-User Success

IFM providers will have to identify and support their clients’ organizations in new ways to organize and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. Read this blog post from Jeffrey Saunders, Director of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies. 

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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 | 04/20/2017
Bring Your Own Device is so 2016 - get ready for Bring Your Own Bot

Where organizations originally had to deal with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), it won’t be too long before they need to be ready for BYOB (Bring Your Own Bot). 

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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 | 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 | 11/17/2016
Facility Managers and Football: Great preparation is half the work

The modern facility manager strives to be more of a director, where he or she has insight into and control over keeping business operations running smoothly 

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Blogs | 11/03/2016
Why having a choice in when and where to work matters

According to a Gensler research study, employees that are deemed "high-performing" have more of a say in when and where they work. 

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Blogs | 10/07/2016
Give your reception process a glimmer of Disney magic

Hospitality can use new technologies (and a little Disney magic) to take customer service to the next level. 

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Blogs | 09/22/2016
Weaving Hospitality Management into the DNA of Facility Management

To ensure that guests and your own staff become ambassadors of your organization, hospitality management must be in the DNA of your FM strategy. 

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Blogs | 09/01/2016
Carefree driving on the road to the Cloud

IT professionals can work more efficiently in the Cloud, which gives them more time to focus on an organization's core business processes. 

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Blogs | 07/14/2016
Moving away from the traditional service desk

Integrating a service desk to handle requests related to FM, IT, and HR can bring many benefits, but only when the staff is trained properly. 

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