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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.

Supply Chain Segmentation – what it is and why it matters

Supply chain segmentation

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…

Hurrah! We are launching IFS Academy

IFS training

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…

WHY do YOU get up in the morning?

Girl that jumps

Since I became a mom, I find myself working at slightly odd hours because I want to spend as much time as possible with my daughter before she goes to bed. When turning down a social activity, more than once…