Charles Rathmann

IFS Global Senior Marketing Content Strategist Charles Rathmann is one of the most prolific authors in the enterprise software industry. He has worked in industrial marketing and journalism for more than 25 years and holds a B.S. degree in News-Editorial Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

| | 1 minute | Business Technology
PODCAST: Avoid Unpleasant ERP Surprises

Selecting and implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is something most companies, if they are fortunate, only do every 15…

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| | 3 minutes | Asset Intensive, Oil & Gas, Service
The Most Under-appreciated Link in the Energy Value Chain?

Companies in the energy sector are getting a lot of attention these days. New and innovative technologies are making more…

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| | 1 minute | Aerospace & Defense
Infographic-FIAR compliance

Anyone in the United States military command or in the executive ranks of the aerospace industry knows auditability has been…

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| | 3 minutes | Asset Intensive, Business Technology
Gartner Visionary Spot in Power Generation EAM – What does it mean?

IFS’ first customer was a nuclear power plant. And anyone who works for or is close to IFS will have…

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| | 3 minutes | Business Technology, Research
IFS Applications is in the Leaders Quadrant

In the enterprise software space, a spot in the “leaders” sector of the Gartner Magic Quadrant is akin to getting…

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| | 2 minutes | Business Technology, Research
IFS Applications ROI Study from Forrester

Determining the return on investment (ROI) of enterprise software is never easy. The sheer number of parts of the organization…

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| | 1 minute | Aerospace & Defense
Podcast: DCAA Compliant Software — Is there such a thing?

Compliance with Defense Contractor Audit Agency (DCAA) requirements is a top priority for any company doing business with the US…

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| | 0 minutes Less than a minute | Business Technology
Podcast: IFS news for December of 2013

What’s new at IFS this month? How about two new project-centric ERP customers and a prestigious award? Hungry for details?…

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| | 2 minutes | Business Technology, Events
Are You (and your ERP) Prepared for Change?

Change — inexorable, accelerating and disruptive — was a main theme of the IFS World Conference in Barcelona. P.J. Jakovljevic,…

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| | 2 minutes | Events, Strategy
Why did IFS sponsor the IBU World Cup Biathlon?

Multi-sport Olympic events are perhaps the toughest. Not only does the competitor need to be highly skilled in more than…

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| | 1 minute | Mobility
Mobile ERP Insights from Ray Wang and Dan Matthews

Is mobile ERP on the bleeding edge, or on the verge of becoming maintstream? Have vendors figured out effective ways…

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| | 1 minute | Asset Intensive, Service, Strategy
Podcast — Corporate Culture, RCM and EAM Software

According to maintenance and reliability guru Carlo Odoardi, the primary barrier to successful enterprise asset management (EAM) software and reliability…

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