In the software industry, we like to outline business dream scenarios. But that is the easy part. I prefer to talk about how to get there. What is your better, safer path to innovation? I think IFS can offer a quicker, safer path to innovation than our competition can, please let me explain how.
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At this get-together in Tokyo, Mr. Saga, the project manager at NEC and representing the customer, held the most fantastic speech. With lots of passion, he shared all the details with us, from the customer’s decision to replace their existing solution with IFS Applications up to the present.
Lasting one extra day this year, the IFS World Conference delivers 24 more hours of networking and knowledge-sharing, and even more reasons to attend. Here are six of the best reasons why you should consider joining us this year…
The aim with IFS Upgrade is to help our customers upgrade to the latest version of IFS Applications, thereby quickly taking advantage of new functionality to improve productivity and their competitive edge.
Below are four different kinds of innovative personalities. Do you represent one or several?
Have you ever considered the impossible task of optimizing a field workforce manually? Very often companies try to do just that. Actually, it’s not a problem to plan and schedule a mobile field force manually, but you can never optimize the field force manually. Let me prove that with simple calculation.
Looking back over year, I can see how my behavior has completely changed. I have constantly had the radar switched on when it comes to learning and being influenced by my favorite subject—creativity and innovation. Writing blogs is also a fantastic way to process thoughts and ideas as you have to put them into words. I hope we have inspired you through the blogs to think and act differently when it comes to innovation and technology.
The innovation process includes all stages from generating the idea to developing and selling the idea as a fully fledged product innovation to the market. In your company’s innovation processes, make sure that you stay at the junction where YOU flourish, based on your own personal prerequisites. Don’t waste your energy by assuming you are someone else and end up at a junction that doesn’t suit you.
Many times I have asked myself why some people and companies seem to be more creative and innovative than others. Do some people have superior DNA or are they blessed with a bigger brain? I read a book during my summer vacation that shed some light on my question. I would like to share it with you here.
In a study of companies in the industrial, technology, and consumer goods sectors, a correlation can been seen between investment ratios and the distribution of innovation returns reflected in the share price. Among high performers that invest in all three levels of innovation, surveys reveal that the return ratio is the inverse of resource allocation. Companies that allocated according to the above investment ratios outperformed their peers, typically realizing a P/E premium of 10% to 20%.