by   |    |   2 minutes  |  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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by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Business Technology

Using IFS EOI as its global standard for EOI, Serco now provides its customers with much higher levels of service. IFS EOI transforms businesses into intelligent business operations Early in 2015, several IT analysts announced the introduction and marketplace availability of operational intelligence (OI) platforms that would drive companies to improve and optimize their overall…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

Information management can significantly boost performance and prevent damaging losses, but make sure to consider all elements for maximum affect. Cyber security has been a top 5 concern for the ‘C suite’ for a long time, and with 625,000 known crimes a month in the UK alone according to a recent Computer weekly article, and…

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

Learn about and discover the benefits of Enterprise Operational Intelligence (EOI) in this webcast.   WHAT IT IS End-to-end, discipline-to-discipline and strategy-to-operations; what does that all mean? IFS Enterprise Operational Intelligence (IFS EOI) brings together a number of capabilities which, when used in unison, provide a more robust and agile way of managing a business. By combining…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

  As predictions of another global economic storm ring out amid most of the world’s press, and stock markets tumble in fear, there are two things businesses should do to help protect themselves from what lies ahead.  First, gather as much data about your business, Industry, markets, customers and competitors as you can and consider the…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation

You get the greatest value if your CRM-ware combines the flexibility of sales and marketing software with the structure and control of ERP. I have had the opportunity to interact with global companies for nearly 20 years, and one of the most important requirements is their ability to manage the entire customer lifecycle. By entire,…

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Civil Aviation

by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the Aerospace & Defense sector, Graham Grose, predicts how key trends will be impacting the industry during 2016. Companies will need to control 3D printing processes and counterfeiting risks more closely The civil aviation sector is already a huge trendsetter in the adoption of additive manufacturing (3D printing), contributing 12…

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by   |    |   7 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

According to the 2016 Finance priorities survey conducted by consulting firm Protiviti, the top priorities for CFOs in the coming year are margin and earnings performance followed by cyber security, strategic planning, forecasting and budgeting. Personally I would add corporate services optimization to that. In addition to this, KPMG in their ‘View from the top’…

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Brierty

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Construction and Contracting

Responding to evolving asset-intensive business and market demands was the primary driver behind a far-reaching decision by publicly-listed Australian mining and civil construction company, Brierty, to embrace IFS Applications as its enterprise-wide enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to help the company become an agile business. From its base in Perth, Australia, Brierty provides civil construction,…

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