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A good morning to you all from Barcelona, where the final preparations are being made for the IFS World Congress 2013. It kicks off shortly, and I’ll be liveblogging all the main sessions, as well as some of the breakout sessions, too. I’m working with Matt Buck of Drawnalism, who will be drawing visual representations…

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We may spend more time with our ERP software than with our families. Our relationship with ERP often lasts longer than our marriages. Just as we need quality time with our families and loved ones, we need to focus intently on our enterprise environment – the central technology that our success rests on. Whether special…

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This reverse logistics post reflects on our recent visit to the Reverse Logistics Association trade show in Las Vegas.   Thank you to those of you who visited us at Reverse Logistics Association’s 10th Annual Conference and Expo. Our goal at the show was to meet today’s key service management leaders… and that is what…

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This field service management post is on behalf of Regional Sales Reps, Michael Cox: Michael recently attended the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) and North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Association (NAFEM) trade shows in Orlando, FL. Here are his thoughts on how field service management software fits in with these shows… What…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Events, IFS Labs

The main theme at the IFS World Conference is innovation and how to invent the future of ERP. But innovation doesn’t come easy. Good ideas are often hampered by thoughts like “this is not unique” or “it’s just an idea, I don’t know how to build it”. But why not reward interesting concepts just for being good ideas and leave practical worries for the experts? That was IFS’s idea when launching the IFS Innovation Award a few months ago. The challenge: give IFS an idea for how to apply technology in an innovative way and we’ll give the winner a cash prize and the opportunity to see their idea made into a product prototype. The winning idea turned out to be a smart way of…

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