IFS | VisionWaves

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Today IFS announced the acquisition of VisionWaves. I feel really good about this as the acquisition completes an area where we have been investing strategically. In a way, you could say that we have been piecing together a puzzle over the last few years, and the addition of VisionWaves completes the picture.

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Events, Strategy

Imagine an enterprise application that combines ERP and CRM in a single package. No more using CRM as a separate application in a separate database with a non-consistent user experience. Instead, you’d have an ERP system with CRM functionality, and one less separate application to learn and maintain. That picture perfectly illustrates what you get…

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IFS Applications 9

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Events, Strategy

IFS Applications 9 – it’s here, announced today at the IFS World Conference 2015 in Boston! This new version of IFS Applications features major enhancements in user experience, architecture and functionality. IFS Applications 9 has been built to deliver business agility by bringing users closer to their businesses, increasing their flexibility in running them, and…

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memory chips

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Strategy

I believe the approach taken by Oracle is the right one. After all, why would we in the software industry learn new tools and skills to develop against a new database when we can get the same benefits as an incremental update to the databases we know well?

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Industry 4.0

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Labs, Mobility, Research, Strategy

2014 will go down in history as the year when the Internet of Things (IoT) hype peaked. Thus the interesting question becomes what will happen next? Will IoT follow the usual pattern of a set-back due to overinflated expectations, only to return later as widely adopted part of our lives? Or will IoT be the exception that goes directly from hype to use?

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Mobility, Strategy

I am a firm believer that products should ship with the expected basic set of features out of the box. This is why I think Samsung’s decision announced to ship their KNOX solution to consumers is the right one. Needless to say IFS is backing Samsung’s KNOX initiative—we already have our first apps available in the KNOX app catalog, and more is to come.

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