by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Automotive, Aviation & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

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

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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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. With far too much enthusiasm for 9am, moderator Jon Briggs introduced David Eager as though he were Johnny Carson. The start of Day 2 would be structured as a late night talk show, with businessmen in suits instead of eccentric pop stars. The…

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by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Service Management

Today, at IFS’s World Conference in Boston, IFS announced significant product enhancements to its entire suite of enterprise service management solutions. With more than 250 service-focused attendees participating in the event, this announcement supports the overarching themes of agility and adaptability to change that encompass all of IFS’s offerings. IFS Enterprise Service Management provides optimized…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. It’s been quite an early adoptery afternoon, and the day’s close select five companies who have for months fiddled with and fed back on IFS Applications 9 were on stage together. The six chairs lined up on the stage (one for IFS’ Kristina Sthengel-Lund) actualized…

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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. After Spang’s presentation, two of the other early adopters offered their thoughts on IFS Applications 9. Beijer Electronics Joakim Stolt, the CIO of the Swedish company Beijer Electronics , said the new IFS system has benefited customer communication massively. Keen to upgrade to…

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

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Spang, an American magnetics giant and long-time users of IFS, was one of the lucky early adopters of the new version of IFS Applications. Richard Durham, the company Corporate Controller, came to Boston to detail his company’s experience of the new product. Spang,…

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

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Excuse any mistakes, typos or faux pas — they’ll be ironed out by the end of the day Here’s the day’s big unveiling: IFS Applications 9. The system, which promises ‘true business agility’, is more capable and more user-friendly than ever before, according to  Thomas…

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