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This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. After Spang’s presentation, two of the other early adopters offered their thoughts on IFS Applications 9. Beijer Electronics Joakim Stolt, the CIO of the Swedish company Beijer Electronics , said the new IFS system has benefited customer communication massively. Keen to upgrade to…

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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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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

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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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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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NextUp

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A few weeks ago, I attended NextUp, an IT competition for eighth graders in Kista, the Silicon Valley of Stockholm. The purpose of this initiative was to increase interest in the IT industry, especially among young girls, and to let the future generation of IT professionals interact with us company representatives. At the end of…

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New IFS website

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It’s not quite taken the IFS team nine months to deliver our new website, but we certainly feel like proud parents with its recent launch. We hope you will enjoy the changes in design, speed and content you see. Check out the new website here. The website has been designed working with ideas and feedback from…

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

My very first experience of the captivating atmosphere watching biathlon was in Ruhpolding in 2000. It’s amazing to be part of the crowd of thousands of screaming and jumping people when the biathletes ski into the stadium to shoot. At that time we lived in Germany, and Magdalena Forsberg crossed the finish line as the…

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