Software Capabilities

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

Is your company “servitizing” its products and “productizing” services? Now more than ever, service management software must be created using agile development processes but it must also enable business process agility. Trending Initiatives: Servitizing Products & Productizing Services Most service business leaders I’ve met with recently are working on “servitization” or “productification” initiatives. I’m not sure…

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What You Need to Know when Shopping for an ERP

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation

As every business manager knows, change happens all the time, continuously presenting new business risks, opportunities and challenges. While some businesses will merely cope – and many just won’t survive – successful businesses will see change coming and turn it into an advantage. For any product company, no matter if you develop business software, cars,…

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Change

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation

Where does change come from? Well, that depends on where YOU come from! It’s a known fact that most people don’t like change. Change means we must put in more work, change pre-existing perceptions of things and perhaps lose some control over a given situation. By simply being aware of these reasons, you can counter…

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Visual Insights Podcast

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Radio Network, Strategy

We live in a data driven world, and in business, almost every department relies on it to make decisions, develop strategies and to prove results. While it is an asset, sifting through data can be tedious and time consuming. As a result, organizations have turned to business applications to provide insight and automate the data analysis process.

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Car 2

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

Take the opportunity to visit us in person in the IFS booth in Hall 5, Stand G08 at CeBIT 2016.   CeBIT is the largest and most internationally represented computer expo. The trade fair is held each year on the Hanover fairground, Germany. It is considered a barometer of current trends and a measure of…

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Make Life Easier

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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Automotive Industry

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Automotive, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain

Asia will be the biggest car manufacturer worldwide within the next few years, but Europe will continue to lead in research and development Over the last ten years, there has been significant growth in European and American automotive manufacturers running operations in China. Consequently, it has been one of the fastest places of growth in…

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Process Manufacturing

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain

2016 will be another year for businesses in the process industry to watch and learn. In 2016, we will see a significant increase in process manufacturing companies collecting transactional data and exploring the Internet of Things (IoT) to increase traceability. IoT is still relatively new to process manufacturing, though, so things aren’t going to happen overnight….

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Oil & Gas

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Oil & Gas, Strategy, Supply Chain

In 2016, the oil and gas industry will jump on the opportunity that big data presents. In 2016, the oil and gas industry will jump on the opportunity that big data presents: machine-learning strategies will become ubiquitous as oil and gas companies start rolling out condition-based maintenance; meanwhile equipment suppliers will move increasingly to a…

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IFSWoCo16

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, IFS Labs, Strategy

The next IFS World Conference experience that will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden, from October 25-27, 2016. A highlight in the IFS calendar is, without any doubt, the IFS World Conference. Mixing together hundreds of IFS customers with scores of IFS subject-matter experts, plus the innovation architects from IFS R&D and IFS Labs combines into an experience…

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