by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Asset Intensive, Service Management

Although you may not read about it every day, the war on pirates is an ongoing battle. NATO’s counter-piracy project, Operation Ocean Shield, has been so successful that NATO has just announced that it is extending this into 2016. Operation Ocean Shield encompasses a region of two million square miles across the Gulf of Aden and…

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Stadium

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Retail, Service Management

This year, Stadium AB, Sweden’s largest sport retailer, marks its 40th year in business. Today, Stadium is one of the largest sporting-goods chains in Europe with a network of over 140 retail stores that reach across the Nordic region, plus the Stadium Ski and Stadium Outlet specialist stores; and a strong presence in online shopping….

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Mobility, Service Management

As products themselves become mere commodities, we need to differentiate ourselves through services. And that is more difficult than it sounds, particularly in complex business-t0-business service management settings. Nor is it a simple matter in consumer-facing environments where customers have become accustomed to the convenience of interaction via simplified digital channels. In this month’s IFS…

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IFS Podcast

by   |    |   0 minutes Less than a minute  |  in Business Technology, Energy and Utilities, IFS Radio Network, Mobility, Oil & Gas, Service Management

Slap on those earbuds, hit play, and get the latest on what IFS has going on in these exciting industries! IFS Applications is a better choice than competing enterprise software products for project-based, service-focused and asset-centric industries. In this month’s episode of the IFS Radio Network podcast series, we review recent customer news in sectors…

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IFS Medical Devices

by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Events, Service Management

Thank you to all who visited IFS at Field Service Medical in San Diego, CA! The Field Service Medical Conference welcomed medical device companies to a three-day symposium focusing on improving efficiency of field service operations through presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. The panel discussions were of particular interest to me at the conference,…

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A quick view into the reverse logistics marketplace

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Events, Retail, Service Management, Supply Chain

There is no one model that defines the reverse logistics marketplace. After attending a couple of conferences regarding reverse logistics, I have had time to gather some thoughts about the people I had the opportunity to talk to and the presentations I had the opportunity to attend. One thing is pretty clear: there is no…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Oil & Gas, Service Management

Companies in the energy sector are getting a lot of attention these days. New and innovative technologies are making more and more natural gas available to meet the needs of the power generation industry. Offshore oil and gas operations are reaching a new level of sophistication from the Gulf of Mexico to the North Sea….

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