ERP Webinar

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A guest post by Nick Castellina, Research Director for the Aberdeen Group’s Business Planning and Execution practice. His enterprise applications research explores how ERP is used differently across industries, and how it can apply to all roles within the organization. Finding a needle in a haystack is hard, but the task pales in comparison to…

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Labs---Martin-Gunnarsson-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Of the many products played with in the IFS Labs (aka the coolest part of the company’s RnD division), around 30% will become a real product at some point. The rest are good for research. Martin Gunnarsson, Director Product Strategies and IFS Labs,…

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15-Hexpol-Gaskets-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Hexpol Gaskets seems to be doing pretty well in the gasket industry (it means ‘mechanical seal’). According to Michael Grindborn, the company’s impressive Financial Director, the Swedish company – which has been using IFS Applications for nearly 15 years – is an example…

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Hecla-Mining-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. In one of the week’s most accomplished presentations, Hecla Mining IT Director Alan MacPhee showed Room 202 at the Hynes Convention Center why Business Analytics (BA) is the “sharpest, keenest, coolest program of them all.” Hecla, who have mines in Quebec, Alaska and Idaho, use…

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Accenture---Best-practice-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Marie Hansson, Arunkumar Ranganaini, and Venu Chanda, a trio from Accenture, dropped in on IFS to take them on their application management journey, something on which it is collaborating with IFS. The AM models developed by Accenture’s Scandinavia and India offices reduce costs by up to…

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GE-Aviation-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. GE is truly one of the world’s biggest companies. The US giant has annual revenues of nearly $150 billion. Brian Slapshak from the Aerospace and Defense division came to Boston to explain how the company’s IT hub in Cincinnati, Ohio uses IFS Applications to…

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Multicompany-reporting-Revised

by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. In Day 2’s first breakout session, along came Mr Jaco Putter from VBMS. The fellow from the Dutch cable laying company, who has featured in this blog twice previously, followed a presentation from Srinath Neelawathura from IFS on the benefits of the new…

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Jimmy-Wales-Keynote-Revised

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment.  IFS welcomed Mr Wikipedia for what most everyone would consider the week’s main event. Jimmy Wales, who founded the internet encyclopaedia, said he was here to frighten the crowd with news just how fast everything is changing, and then show how you capitalize on…

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