Supporting next-generation manufacturing with IoT

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy

NEC integrates Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities with its Manufacturing Execution System (MES) extension for IFS Applications. Guest Author: Stefan Gustafsson, Managing Director, Japan and South Korea Stefan has more than 20 years of experience with business development, partner strategies, marketing and sales. He has worked with multi-national companies in United States, Europe and Japan, both…

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Enterprise Operational Intelligence

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Strategy

  Guest Author: Alfred Godeke, Managing Director of IFS Enterprise Operational Intelligence Alfred founded VisionWaves in 2000, which in 2015 became IFS Enterprise Operational Intelligence (EOI). He is responsible for the Global Competence Center for Enterprise Operational Intelligence. Back in 1996, I was working as a management consultant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and had spent prior years…

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military logistics

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Strategy

Why business intelligence (BI) tools are no longer enough to support today’s military logistics and why a new approach is needed. Maintaining operational effectiveness while balancing budgets is a constant consideration for the military, be it for a whole defense department, support chain, or even military base. Military organizations are now tasked with support responsibility…

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Oil & Gas Industry Podcast on Digital Transformation

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, IFS Radio Network, Oil & Gas

IFS Radio Network podcast: The topic of digital transformation may not have meant anything to the oil and gas industry three years ago, but today it’s a fact of life. We hear the term “Digital Transformation” being talked about quite a bit by the press. It’s something that is affecting companies in every industry, regardless…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, IFS Radio Network, Service Management

IFS Radio Network podcast: Service providers are undergoing digitization and here’s what’s next for the industry. Digital transformation as a whole is impacting every industry, every business, worldwide. Its impact on business includes new opportunities, new challenges and unbelievable benefits. For service providers, in particular, customers are benefiting as well. With each passing day, the…

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IFS South Africa

by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology

IFS’s office in South Africa improved visibility, process control, reduced risk and enhanced access to information thanks to IFS Enterprise Operational Intelligence™. Why IFS South Africa Selected an IFS Solution At the South Africa office, a number of combined developments led the General Manager, Gawie van der Merwe, to initiate a review of processes. The good news…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, IFS Radio Network

IFS Radio Network podcast: More than a trend for A&D, digital transformation is now a core business approach that needs to be at the heart of enterprise strategies. As an industry, aerospace and defense (A&D) is no stranger to technology trends. For many years, A&D companies have embraced and taken advantage of new, innovative technologies such…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is no longer just a technology trend for aerospace & defense (A&D) organizations. It’s a core business approach that needs to be at the heart of enterprise strategies. We all have first-hand experience with the digital transformation that’s occurring in our everyday consumer world and we’ve seen how it’s changing the rules of…

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field technicians

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Service Management, Strategy

Maximize your organization’s potential by empowering and transforming your field technicians into your best sales people. The field service industry has long be known for their intimate transactions between organization and consumer. Depending on the type of field service delivery, a service organization often has a much closer interaction with their customer than they do other businesses…

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

A recent survey showed 88% of companies said that they were undergoing digital transformation, however only 25% understood what it was. As a manufacturer, the term digital transformation may be foreign, but in fact, manufacturers have been using digital technologies for many years already. If you think about it, EDI has been commonplace for a…

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