Kenny Ingram

Kenny is the Vice President for the following industries: construction, contracting, engineering, infrastructure and shipbuilding. In addition, he is heavily involved in other project and asset lifecycle industries including oil and gas, energy, utilities, and defense. Kenny's main responsibilities are to promote the IFS solution to the external marketplace and to educate the IFS workforce on the business issues and challenges these industries face. He is also a key member of the IFS product management team who are responsible for making decisions on the IFS product strategy. Kenny has been with IFS for 16 years and has worked in the business systems marketplace for over 20 years. He is now regarded as one of the top specialists in project-based business systems and has been heavily involved in driving the IFS strategy in this area for the last 16 years. Prior to this, Kenny worked in industry in various positions covering management & project accounting, supply chain and logistics.

| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Research, Strategy
Is the construction industry addicted to MS Excel?
Is the construction industry addicted to MS Excel?

You might assume that most companies are using modern, smart business systems to control complex projects, but the reality is,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Strategy
Construction is becoming a service industry. To be a winner in the future, do we need to adapt?
Servitization in construction

Get your business strategy in place to maximize the profit potential of the servitization trend. Servitization is becoming a major…

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| | Estimated reading time: 8 minutes | Agilité d'entreprise, Créativité & Innovation, Technologie
Contrats basés sur la performance, construction modulaire et robotique : les trois tendances 2017 de la construction

De grandes tours réalisées en quelques semaines, des ponts immenses automatisés, des robots pour la maçonnerie. Il ne s’agit pas…

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| | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes | Business Technology, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Research, Strategy
Performance-based contracts, modular construction and robotics: 3 construction game changers for 2017
Construction industry trends

Huge tower blocks built in weeks under one roof… automated bridge-building behemoths… bricklaying robots… No, it’s not science fiction. These…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Research, Strategy
Advanced analytics and digital transformation – is this a game changer for the construction and infrastructure industry?
Advanced analytics and digital transformation – is this a game changer for the construction and infrastructure industry?

87% of enterprises believed that big data/analytics will change the competitive landscape of their industries within three years. The data-driven,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Strategy, Supply Chain
Customers, partners and IFS gather to discuss the future of construction
Construction

While the construction sector’s digital history is weak, new technologies and ways of working are driving the industry to implement…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Mobility, Strategy
Digital Transformation in Construction & Contracting – Act now if you want to be a winner!
C&C blog post image

Having a young technology-aware workforce and having someone responsible for managing digital transformation is critical to be a winner in…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Digital construction & ERP software working in harmony

Insight into evaluating ERP software and the key points you should consider. Everyone is now talking about the new digital…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Building Information Modeling means change in many dimensions

Four essential tips on BIM (Building Information Modeling) for today’s construction and infrastructure managers. It’s here and it’s changing everything:…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Research
Changing perceptions: why now is the time for the construction industry to embrace change

At the end of 2015, IFS carried out a global survey of over 1,000 IT decision makers from companies in…

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Predictions for the construction sector

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the construction sector, Kenny Ingram, predicts how key trends will be impacting the industry during…

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First Royal IHC site live with IFS Applications

Those of you who read my June blog post know that, in late 2013, Dutch maritime specialist Royal IHC embarked…

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