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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 | 01/26/2017
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 | 11/03/2016
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 | 08/04/2016
Millennials are growing up too

As each new generation joins the workforce, they are scrutinized for their differences, but often these groups aren't so different from each other. 

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Blogs | 06/16/2016
Revolution of the office nomads

Digital nomads are freelancers and entreprenuers who live and work wherever suits them best. All they need is a laptop and an internet connection. 

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Blogs | 04/28/2016
What real estate management and facility management can learn from marketing

Building management and Facility management have gradually shifted from operational to more strategic roles. 

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Blogs | 03/17/2016
Did Google really get it wrong? Workplace misery and other mishaps.

Open floor plans and flexible office concepts are not one-size-fits-all. It's important to note new ways of working require new management styles as well. 

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Blogs | 01/28/2016
Did I miss something?

Recognizing and identifying different stages of social learning and applying it to workplace design can translate into new, valuable employee collaboration. 

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Blogs | 01/21/2016
The problem of “too easy”

Can it ever be "too easy" to find an empty meeting room? Under-utilized space in offices can translate into huge cost savings when addressed correctly. 

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Blogs | 01/07/2016
Where will you meet in the offices of the future?

Thanks to technology, people are more flexible, but how flexible is the space where people work? 

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Blogs | 08/20/2015
Employees must feel free to innovate

Flexible working concepts are encouraging creativity and freedom of movement that allow employees more room for collaboration and the sharing of knowledge. 

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Blogs | 07/09/2015
Visiting a client: Why hospitality wins over being customer focused

The goal of hospitality is to proactively create an atmosphere in which the client feels welcome, and it always bats being only reactively customer-focused. 

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Blogs | 06/25/2015
Airplanes are still not flexible when it comes to working

Airports are adapting to the evolving role of business travel. We've seen upgrades in comfort for sleep, dining, entertainment - productivity should be next 

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