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5 steps to create value by managing your eco-footprint [Part 2]

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Managing a company’s eco-footprint creates value. Here are five steps to start a successful implementation of an eco-program based on the GHG Protocol and ISO14064. What are your annual greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)? Where do they originate? How can you reduce them? ISO14064 is the only international standard for corporate GHG measurement, and the GHG…

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Food Logistics’ 2015 FL100+ List

by   |    |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Process Manufacturing

The 2015 FL100+ list is reflective of companies whose products and service ensure efficient transportation and warehousing, minimize food waste, facilitate safe operations and assure regulatory compliance. The food and beverage industry is known for its stringent quality control, razor-thin profit margins and fierce competition. That’s why IFS is humbled to have been selected as…

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Digital Transformation Construction Podcast

by   |    |  in Business Technology, Construction and Contracting, Digital Transformation, IFS Radio Network

Digital transformation has already begun changing the construction and contracting industry. Learn how it will change the future and how businesses can benefit from it. Digital transformation — this the trend we are hearing about more each day. Buzz words like the internet of things (IoT), building information modeling (BIM) and digital construction are all related…

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Engineering, Construction, & Infrastructure 02

by   |    |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Construction and Contracting, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Mobility, Strategy

Having a young technology-aware workforce and having someone responsible for managing digital transformation is critical to be a winner in the future. Organizations involved in building and maintaining assets are starting to go through the biggest technological transformation they have ever seen. The changes brought on by this transformation are going to transform the industry…

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Environmental Reporting

by   |    |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Finance, Strategy

In 2015, 6.2 gigatonnes of carbon (tCO2e) were traded globally valued at $52.8Bn, and the figures are accelerating. The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) market is big business and a win-win for savvy business leaders and eco-warriors alike. (Figures by Climate Observer) This two-part blog series introduces environmental reporting as a means of compliance, adding value, efficiency…

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IoT Webinar

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Watch the webinar, Top 3 questions to address when planning for IoT, on demand now for expert insight from Microsoft, IFS and IDC. The Top 3 questions to address when planning for IoT webinar that took place on June 7, 2016 was a success. So much so that we’re making it available for all to…

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Review

by   |    |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing

While there are several features of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that are of great importance, these are the ones I consider to be most important. Selecting your future ERP system can be a daunting task, and it is not always easy to determine which features really matter and which are of less importance….

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Automotive

by   |    |  in Automotive, Business Technology, Supply Chain

IFS Applications recently received the GALIA Certification for the automotive industry. Who is GALIA? Groupement pour l’Amélioration des Liaisons dans l’Industrie Automobile (GALIA) = Consortium for the Improvement of SUPPLY CHAIN in the Automotive Industry About GALIA (1) GALIA was founded in 1984 to answer an urgent need to improve exchanges between business partners within…

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Supply Chain

by   |    |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain

In the enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment, a supply chain faces a number of operational challenges. With the right strategy, an organization can overcome these challenges and gain a great amount of competitive advantage. When Supply & Demand Chain Executive awarded Bill Leedale, a senior advisor at IFS North America for manufacturing and engineering, as…

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Engineering, Construction, & Infrastructure

by   |    |  in Business Technology, Construction and Contracting, Creativity & Innovation

Insight into evaluating ERP software and the key points you should consider. Everyone is now talking about the new digital world. For most, it has become very confusing with new buzzwords like building information modeling (BIM), 3D printing, internet of things (IoT), big data, laser scanning, 4D scheduling, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality, drones and…

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