Car manufacturing

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Automotive, Business Agility

When it comes to manufacturing’s next revolution – the much-discussed Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 – the automotive industry is firmly in the driving seat. A trailblazer across key manufacturing trends, the automotive industry is accelerating the move towards a world in which raw materials and machines communicate with each other within an Internet…

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Integrated

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Construction and Contracting, Engineering and Infrastructure

BIM is driving us all towards an integrated data-driven digital world. So where does ERP fit in? What type of solution do you need to support this new digital-driven world? Traditional ERP has a poor track record in the construction industry so what is the answer? BIM is the hottest topic in town! The focus…

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IFS | VisionWaves

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Agility, Business Technology, Strategy

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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BW Offshore

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Oil & Gas

“Operating billion-dollar projects with 100 percent up-time requires that we have all the available information in our systems,” says Knut Sæthre, CFO at BW Offshore, in a new IFS case study. “It’s what our clients are paying us for.” BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Process Manufacturing

During my 20 years with IFS, I have spent a lot of time trying to convince companies – predominantly in the process manufacturing sector with companies in food and beverage, pharmaceuticals or chemicals – that IFS Applications is the best ERP solution available on the market. Being part of these selection processes makes you start…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Manufacturing

Since 1998, NEC have been a valued partner of IFS, and one success factor of the partnership is the similarities in culture that we both share. Both NEC and IFS have an open and collaborative way of working which means, from an operational point of view, that both companies have been “Empowered By Innovation.” This…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Process Manufacturing

Heaven Hill Distilleries explains how they’ve achieved their goals and how they became more agile. Recently, I was in conversation with Christian Hestermann, Research Director at Gartner. Christian talked about what is different with IFS compared to our competitors and how IFS is a very open company with a strong product and good customer references. I…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Manufacturing

The reasons that companies choose IFS Applications can often be many and varied, but for US agricultural machinery manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, they needed something to accommodate growth and maintain their leadership in their industry. This was broken down into four areas: 1. System Integration Having an ERP system that is modern and open to allow…

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

Flexibility and agility go hand in hand with Dutch maritime specialist Royal IHC’s ambitious plans to roll out a single, global ERP backbone based on IFS Applications across its 37 operating units worldwide in just 2 ½ years. In an IFS case study and video testimonial, Dave Vander Heyde, Chief Financial Officer at Royal IHC,…

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

Responding quickly to change in your business and in your market is something every company wants to achieve, and is often regarded as a hallmark of being agile. The ability to be truly agile, though, requires a combination of vision, knowledge and flexibility that embraces sound business leadership, clear business processes and an effective technical…

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