by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Agility, Business Technology, Strategy

When considering which enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to choose, the starting point is a set of ten specific questions you should ask of an ERP vendor. I’ve been thinking about business change a lot lately. As every business manager knows, change happens all the time, continuously presenting new business risks, opportunities, and challenges. While…

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Auto Windscreens

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Service Management

Having been in the field service software industry for several years now, it is my passion helping field service organizations achieve service excellence. In July, I had the pleasure of visiting Auto Windscreens, one of our field service management customer’s headquarters, to see that for myself. Auto Windscreens is a leading automotive glass company based…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Oil & Gas

Now, only six months after the contract was signed, Yinson’s IFS industry solution has been implemented at the company’s locations in those two countries. Yinson Holdings Berhad is a Malaysian offshore support and logistics company. In March of 2015, we announced that Yinson had chosen IFS Applications to enhance EPCI project control and improve its…

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Gartner crowd

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Events, Manufacturing

One conference that I always enjoy going to is the Gartner Symposium because I always gain insight into topics that interest me as well as listen to their predictions about the future. This year, I will be part of a strong IFS presence at two Gartner Symposiums – Orlando, Florida from October 4-8; and Barcelona,…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Energy and Utilities

Solar power for the generation, storage and re-use of energy is one hot topic at the moment. Along with other renewable technologies the planned move to a clean power economy by countries like the USA and China has to be embraced and applauded. What will be needed in this drive, though, is new/enhanced infrastructure, new…

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Car manufacturing

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Automotive, Business Agility

When it comes to manufacturing’s next revolution – the much-discussed Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 – the automotive industry is firmly in the driving seat. A trailblazer across key manufacturing trends, the automotive industry is accelerating the move towards a world in which raw materials and machines communicate with each other within an Internet…

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Integrated

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Construction and Contracting, Engineering and Infrastructure

BIM is driving us all towards an integrated data-driven digital world. So where does ERP fit in? What type of solution do you need to support this new digital-driven world? Traditional ERP has a poor track record in the construction industry so what is the answer? BIM is the hottest topic in town! The focus…

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IFS | VisionWaves

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Applications 9, Business Agility, Business Technology, Strategy

Today IFS announced the acquisition of VisionWaves. I feel really good about this as the acquisition completes an area where we have been investing strategically. In a way, you could say that we have been piecing together a puzzle over the last few years, and the addition of VisionWaves completes the picture.

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BW Offshore

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Oil & Gas

“Operating billion-dollar projects with 100 percent up-time requires that we have all the available information in our systems,” says Knut Sæthre, CFO at BW Offshore, in a new IFS case study. “It’s what our clients are paying us for.” BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Process Manufacturing

During my 20 years with IFS, I have spent a lot of time trying to convince companies – predominantly in the process manufacturing sector with companies in food and beverage, pharmaceuticals or chemicals – that IFS Applications is the best ERP solution available on the market. Being part of these selection processes makes you start…

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