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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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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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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. Excuse any mistakes, typos or faux pas — they’ll be ironed out by the end of the day Continuing the conference’s love-affair with the Uber app, Tom Bowe and Stephen Jeff Watts used one of the first day’s breakout sessions to illustrate how IFS Applications…

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Stephen Boyle

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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Stephen Boyle, Microsoft’s VP of Enterprise Partners, and Alastair Sorbie’s second Diamond Sponsor guest, focused on the Internet of Things in his presentation. The IoT, Boyle illustrated on the the event’s massive screen, is an industry currently worth nearly $2 trillion — and that number is…

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Morten Vardal

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

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. The first of Alastair Sorbie’s Diamond Sponsor guests presenting to the thousand-strong IFS crowd was Morton Vardal, the managing director of Accenture, the world’s largest consulting firm. He began: “Disruption is the theme of this conference, and it’s also a key way we can innovate our…

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

This is a liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. “If you want to ride the wave of disruption, you need to have an agile system in place and work like mad.” And with that, IFS President and CEO Alistair Sorbie kicked off the this year’s edition of the world conference, held in beautiful Boston. To…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Events, Strategy

Imagine an enterprise application that combines ERP and CRM in a single package. No more using CRM as a separate application in a separate database with a non-consistent user experience. Instead, you’d have an ERP system with CRM functionality, and one less separate application to learn and maintain. That picture perfectly illustrates what you get…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Events

On stage at the IFS World Conference 2015 in Boston, our CTO Dan Matthews today announced the launch of IFS Managed Cloud on Microsoft Azure. Customers can now have IFS fully-manage their cloud infrastructure, operating system, database, middleware, and IFS Applications in the Microsoft Azure Cloud. Running IFS Applications on-premise requires skilled technicians to manage…

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IFS Applications 9

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Technology, Events, Strategy

IFS Applications 9 – it’s here, announced today at the IFS World Conference 2015 in Boston! This new version of IFS Applications features major enhancements in user experience, architecture and functionality. IFS Applications 9 has been built to deliver business agility by bringing users closer to their businesses, increasing their flexibility in running them, and…

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IFS World Conference 2015

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Events, Service Management

Something big is brewing in Boston… and it’s not another Tea Party. This week IFS is hosting its annual World Conference in this lovely, historical city; an event that attracts some of the biggest and most successful organizations from all over the world to one place to learn more about the agile software that they operate…

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