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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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Labs

At IFS Labs, we have been researching the Internet of Things (IoT) for some time. This has resulted in a number of customer projects, interesting prototypes, and a reusable architecture on the Microsoft Azure cloud. At this point, I want to introduce IFS Labs senior software developer Gökhan Kurt, whose ingenuity, curiosity, and willingness to…

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Talk hands free

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, IFS Labs, Mobility, Research

I have been in the enterprise software business for almost 20 years where the dominant user interaction has been through keyboards and screens in different sizes and form factors. It started with desktop computers with big monitors, then laptops, then smartphones and tablets. What’s next? Whatever innovation we have seen throughout the years, talking remains…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Labs, IFS Radio Network

The Internet of Things is a phrase that’s getting much attention these days. In the enterprise context, it’s one that IFS is also giving attention to in IFS Labs, the part of IFS R&D that explores new areas of business application functionality, and serves as a testing ground for new development initiatives and proof of…

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

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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Industry 4.0

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Labs, Mobility, Research, Strategy

2014 will go down in history as the year when the Internet of Things (IoT) hype peaked. Thus the interesting question becomes what will happen next? Will IoT follow the usual pattern of a set-back due to overinflated expectations, only to return later as widely adopted part of our lives? Or will IoT be the exception that goes directly from hype to use?

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Top Trends for 2014 according to IFS Labs

by   |    |   7 minutes  |  in IFS Labs

It’s that time of the year again – prediction time. Making predictions for the far off future is one thing, making them for next year is something completely different. Harder. More difficult. Higher risk of making a fool of yourself. More of a challenge.

Here at IFS Labs we’re not ones to shy away from a challenge. So here goes; the IFS Labs trend spotting for 2014.

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performance based logistics solutions

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Events, IFS Labs

In 2012 worldwide defence spending fell for the first time in a decade. The largest falls were in NATO nations – and there’s not much chance of that changing. Forces need to maintain their capability in that context. New equipment isn’t coming on stream, and thus older equipment is being use for longer – by necessity and design. What can technology do to help in this situation?

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