by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

Information management can significantly boost performance and prevent damaging losses, but make sure to consider all elements for maximum affect. Cyber security has been a top 5 concern for the ‘C suite’ for a long time, and with 625,000 known crimes a month in the UK alone according to a recent Computer weekly article, and…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in IFS Academy, Strategy

IFS is excited to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named David Eager, Vice President of Global Alliances, and Parker Zanios, Director of Partner Alliances, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Strategy

Learn about and discover the benefits of Enterprise Operational Intelligence (EOI) in this webcast.   WHAT IT IS End-to-end, discipline-to-discipline and strategy-to-operations; what does that all mean? IFS Enterprise Operational Intelligence (IFS EOI) brings together a number of capabilities which, when used in unison, provide a more robust and agile way of managing a business. By combining…

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Rescue is on hand

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

  As predictions of another global economic storm ring out amid most of the world’s press, and stock markets tumble in fear, there are two things businesses should do to help protect themselves from what lies ahead.  First, gather as much data about your business, Industry, markets, customers and competitors as you can and consider the…

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Oil & Gas

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Oil & Gas, Strategy

Low oil prices make it a top priority to reassess all conventional ways of conducting business. While an ERP strategy leads to significant cost savings, it’s still considered complex and time-consuming rather than beneficial by some Oil & Gas companies. The fact is, this used to be true, but when focusing on best practices and…

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by   |    |   7 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Finance, Strategy

According to the 2016 Finance priorities survey conducted by consulting firm Protiviti, the top priorities for CFOs in the coming year are margin and earnings performance followed by cyber security, strategic planning, forecasting and budgeting. Personally I would add corporate services optimization to that. In addition to this, KPMG in their ‘View from the top’…

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Industry Predictions

by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Retail, Strategy, Supply Chain

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the retail sector, Ulf Tillander, predicts how three key trends will be impacting the industry during 2016. Shoppers will reject retailers who don’t offer a true omni-channel retail experience The retail industry is experiencing a shift – the customers are switching between online and physical store contacts as they see…

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Odette 2015

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Automotive, Events, Strategy, Supply Chain

What I saw and heard at Odette 2015. During the first week of December, I joined over 250 decision-makers and experts from across the global automotive industry at Odette 2015 in Munich. I attended many interesting presentations and had some great discussions on the IFS exhibition stand. I’d like to share some of my impressions…

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Automotive Industry

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Automotive, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain

Asia will be the biggest car manufacturer worldwide within the next few years, but Europe will continue to lead in research and development Over the last ten years, there has been significant growth in European and American automotive manufacturers running operations in China. Consequently, it has been one of the fastest places of growth in…

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