One of the more interesting pieces of news that came out this week is that the two biggest economies in…Read More
Colin is the Vice President for Energy, Utilities & Resources within IFS, where he has worked for nearly 20 years. Colin has been involved in implementing and project managing IFS software into many project and asset-intensive organizations in Europe and worldwide. These cover many industries including energy, utilities, pulp & paper, aviation and defense. He is therefore ideally placed to understand the real challenges faced by organizations working in the service and asset-intensive industries. He is a key member of the IFS product directions board and plays an instrumental role in the decisions regarding IFS product strategy. Prior to this, Colin worked as a management consultant specializing in maintenance continuous improvement philosophies such as TPM and RCM. He completed a mechanical engineering apprenticeship many years ago and spent over 15 years working in automotive manufacturing including time as a maintenance and facilities manager.
How do you solve complex asset maintenance issues on-site, without actually being on-site? And if the person with all the…Read More
It has been 30 years or so since IFS got its start in the energy and utilities (E&U) industry. We…Read More
Last week Martin Gunnarsson blogged that “Owning enterprise software doesn’t add value to your business; using it does.” How true…Read More
Companies that succeed are the ones that embrace change. They have the built-in flexibility to respond to fast-changing business conditions. …Read More
As the global energy sector reconsiders the place of nuclear in the power generation portfolio, all eyes ought to be…Read More
“The lamps are going out all over Europe,” said Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey as the UK stood on the…Read More