Labs---Martin-Gunnarsson-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Of the many products played with in the IFS Labs (aka the coolest part of the company’s RnD division), around 30% will become a real product at some point. The rest are good for research. Martin Gunnarsson, Director Product Strategies and IFS Labs,…

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15-Hexpol-Gaskets-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Hexpol Gaskets seems to be doing pretty well in the gasket industry (it means ‘mechanical seal’). According to Michael Grindborn, the company’s impressive Financial Director, the Swedish company – which has been using IFS Applications for nearly 15 years – is an example…

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Hecla-Mining-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. In one of the week’s most accomplished presentations, Hecla Mining IT Director Alan MacPhee showed Room 202 at the Hynes Convention Center why Business Analytics (BA) is the “sharpest, keenest, coolest program of them all.” Hecla, who have mines in Quebec, Alaska and Idaho, use…

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Accenture---Best-practice-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Marie Hansson, Arunkumar Ranganaini, and Venu Chanda, a trio from Accenture, dropped in on IFS to take them on their application management journey, something on which it is collaborating with IFS. The AM models developed by Accenture’s Scandinavia and India offices reduce costs by up to…

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GE-Aviation-Revised

by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Automotive, Aviation & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. GE is truly one of the world’s biggest companies. The US giant has annual revenues of nearly $150 billion. Brian Slapshak from the Aerospace and Defense division came to Boston to explain how the company’s IT hub in Cincinnati, Ohio uses IFS Applications to…

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Multicompany-reporting-Revised

by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. In Day 2’s first breakout session, along came Mr Jaco Putter from VBMS. The fellow from the Dutch cable laying company, who has featured in this blog twice previously, followed a presentation from Srinath Neelawathura from IFS on the benefits of the new…

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Jimmy-Wales-Keynote-Revised

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment.  IFS welcomed Mr Wikipedia for what most everyone would consider the week’s main event. Jimmy Wales, who founded the internet encyclopaedia, said he was here to frighten the crowd with news just how fast everything is changing, and then show how you capitalize on…

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08-Partnership---extending-the-ecosystem-Revised

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. With far too much enthusiasm for 9am, moderator Jon Briggs introduced David Eager as though he were Johnny Carson. The start of Day 2 would be structured as a late night talk show, with businessmen in suits instead of eccentric pop stars. The…

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Early-Adopters-Panel-on-Day-One-Revised

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. It’s been quite an early adoptery afternoon, and the day’s close select five companies who have for months fiddled with and fed back on IFS Applications 9 were on stage together. The six chairs lined up on the stage (one for IFS’ Kristina Sthengel-Lund) actualized…

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