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Oracle OpenWorld Takeaways

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It’s been a couple of weeks since Oracle once again invaded San Francisco with their 2014 edition of Oracle OpenWorld. Having had a chance to digest and reflect a bit I walked away with two more, as well as two surprises.

Webinar: How a cloud-based solution can deliver


If you want to understand how the cloud is relevant to your business, and how choosing to run IFS Applications on Microsoft Azure can deliver, then don’t miss the free webinar on December 1 at 3pm London / 10am New…

Star Wars’ Hidden Business Agility Message

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In this entertaining post, blogger Paul Cooper takes a lighthearted look at business agility by deconstructing the egregious errors committed by the nefarious Galactic Empire in the Star Wars saga. The Empire is a huge, top-down bureaucratic organization if ever…

Does IFS live up to the agile enterprise hype?


What we say makes little difference. So please — download this whitepaper, read it, and tell us what you think. When it comes to ERP software, does IFS walk the walk or just talk the talk?

As an agile business, how can IFS help you be agile?


I read a very interesting post on this blog by Martin Gunnarson, who is the Director for Research and Strategy at IFS. The title is “Owning Enterprise Software Doesn’t Add Value To Your Business; Using It Does!” Reading Martin’s words…

IFS plays its part in setting new all-female skydiving world record


Freefall skydiving formation – it takes planning, logistics – and guts! Tanks, aircraft and ships usually dominate defense headlines, and it’s not every day that we see a Royal Navy Lieutenant making the headlines for succeeding in a World Record…

Is Project Planning still just a pretty picture?


Is Project and Program Management still a silo in your business? Is the Project Plan just a pretty picture on a wall that is not really driving what people do? Is it time for the Project Plan to be properly…

Is M2M the Real Deal? Exploring the Latest Field Service Trend.


Machine-to-machine (M2M) has been around for years, but you might not know that considering the buzz it is getting today.  Perhaps this is because M2M – fueled by the Internet of Things – is experiencing a massive increase in the…

The potential for augmented reality in construction


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…

The silent BI revolution


According to a recent study completed by IFS and Advantage Business Media, the very largest of companies have the best access at this juncture to built-in BI.