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The Road to Success

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No matter the industry, company, or country, reducing time-intensive tasks and costs is always a good thing. Often times in business when we hear or read the word “reduce” it invokes negative feelings — especially after the United States’ Great Recession in 2008 that led many companies to reduce its workforce and budgets. While the word “reduce”…

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What You Need to Know when Shopping for an ERP

by   |    |  in Applications 9, Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation

As every business manager knows, change happens all the time, continuously presenting new business risks, opportunities and challenges. While some businesses will merely cope – and many just won’t survive – successful businesses will see change coming and turn it into an advantage. For any product company, no matter if you develop business software, cars,…

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IFS and the Sauber F1® Team

by   |    |  in Automotive, Events

Commitment to innovation, understanding the importance of design, and treasuring the power of effective teamwork are the three values that fueled the partnership between IFS and the Sauber F1® Team. If you haven’t heard the news already, IFS is proudly supporting the Sauber F1® Team as a Principal Partner throughout the 2016 Formula One season. The…

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Finance

by   |    |  in Applications 9, Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

Poor business ethics can lead to a huge devaluation for both Tangibles and Intangibles, with stocks and brand values falling for those being singled out. Outcomes from poor ethical decision-making have been hitting the headlines recently, and the subsequent backlash from the media, public, and legislators alike, have ignited interest in integrating value-added ethics with business…

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Visual Insights Podcast

by   |    |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Radio Network, Strategy

We live in a data driven world, and in business, almost every department relies on it to make decisions, develop strategies and to prove results. While it is an asset, sifting through data can be tedious and time consuming. As a result, organizations have turned to business applications to provide insight and automate the data analysis process.

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Roundup Q1 2016

by   |    |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

Alleviating the top concerns of CFOs requires change modelling to steer investment towards creating an agile and secure business.   Round-Up Welcome to Round-Up, a concise summary of my discussion topics, reviewing all three blogs from 2016’s Q1. From the Tuck-In section, you can access Q1 blogs directly, or catch up on all the salient…

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Construction Industry

by   |    |  in Construction and Contracting, Engineering and Infrastructure, Research

At the end of 2015, IFS carried out a global survey of over 1,000 IT decision makers from companies in 12 countries. The survey aimed to gather insight on the subject of change in businesses: its relevance, impact and drivers. The results revealed a number of interesting trends and here are my thoughts relating to…

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