by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Creativity & Innovation, Strategy

In 20 years’ time, mobility, wearable technology and the Internet of Things will be commonplace and new technologies will change the way war is waged, military equipment is developed and how assets are supported. AI, autonomy and robotics are already becoming embedded in military weapon systems and inevitably will have major implications in the world…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Strategy

Two posts in the IFS blog last month address a question of business agility. IFS Analyst Chuck Rathmann wondered whether IFS lives up to the agile enterprise hype. And Global Director for Process Industries Jakob Björklund asked how IFS can help you, the customer, be agile. After all, IFS itself is agile and knows quite…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Construction and Contracting, Creativity & Innovation

The art of building design and construction is one that has always been dictated by the technologies available at the time. Improvements to the materials, tools, vehicles and IT available have all had a significant impact in pushing the boundaries of what it is possible to build. Today, increased use of smartphones and the introduction…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Strategy, Supply Chain

To measure your supply chain’s performance, take a look at these three variables. Two years ago I had the pleasure of participating in Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in London. I joined a couple of presentations about supply chain segmentation that I found really interesting. I went home and wrote a couple of blog posts…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Creativity & Innovation, IFS Academy

The ability to improve your skills has always been the driver for different exams. With the introduction of IFS Academy, we are making it possible to study and certify yourself on IFS Applications. Initially this program is aimed at our partners – strengthening the knowledge and credibility on IFS Applications for individual consultants in our…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation

Before heading home yesterday, I asked some of my colleagues in the office what makes THEM get up in the morning. There were many different answers but also two things that we all had in common. Since I became a mom, I find myself working at slightly odd hours because I want to spend as…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Strategy

There are some specific pitfalls and dangers involved with this strategy that need to be carefully addressed before you take the decision to implement a global single-instance ERP system. IFS Applications was born in Sweden, a small country in northern Europe with a tiny population of 9 million people. It didn’t take long before we had…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation

We are about to welcome 15 new talents here in IFS. 15 Young Professionals ready to conquer the world! Our Junior Consultants start on 21 August and we have invested quite some time and resources in creating a program that will provide our new colleagues with the best possible platform before being allocated to customer…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing

While there’s a certain enjoyment about growing and picking your own fruit – or should I now say printing your own fruit. Last month I read about Cambridge-based tech company Dovetailed creating the world’s first 3D printed edible raspberry using flavored gel. That’s the picture here. The firm is also working on apples and pears and…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Energy and Utilities

  How do you solve complex asset maintenance issues on-site, without actually being on-site? And if the person with all the knowledge is on the other side of the country, or the world, and you immediately need their assistance to assist you in fault finding at the top of a wind turbine? What then? Well, here…

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