Challenger of the Year Awards

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IFS announced today the winners of the first annual Challenger of the Year Awards. The IFS Challenger of the Year Awards were established to celebrate the greatest achievements among customers using IFS solutions to gain a competitive advantage or create value through innovation. The awards recognize customer success in three main categories: The Wave Maker,…

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IFS Challenger Champion

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The story of Vigor is a story of evolution. What started out in 1995 as an ailing ship repair yard has evolved into a major, diversified business active in shipbuilding & repair, energy & infrastructure, and aerospace & defense. What is the secret behind this success? Well, I leave it to you to draw your…

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Introducing Challenger Champion Charles Nshimiyimana of the Rwanda Energy Development Corporation Limited. There are few organizations that are more crucial to society than energy utilities. Power generation, transmission, and distribution to the end-user are all activities that need to be carefully choreographed and monitored to ensure the lights stay on. Speaking with Charles Nshimiyimana of…

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customer satisfaction

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Buying enterprise software can be difficult. You are at a disadvantage because the software vendor knows a lot more about the product you are considering than you do. You spend months trying to eliminate as much of that knowledge gap as you can, doing due diligence, talking to reference customers, sitting through scripted demos. But…

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IFS Challenger Champion

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Getting to know IFS Challenger Champion Zainab Abbas, Director of Investments & Projects, Akbar Brothers. More than 75 million cups of Akbar tea are enjoyed worldwide every day. But how do you orchestrate all the various processes necessary for getting the tea from Sri Lanka’s mountain slopes and into your breakfast cup? I had the…

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Challenger Champion

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“I’m in Malaysia, we just went live with IFS Applications 10.” These were some of the first words I exchanged with Pawel when I recently caught up with him over the phone. A few minutes farther into the conversation, I had not only learned that Shawcor, the global energy services company, had successfully deployed IFS…

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challenger champion- leader

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As many in the business software world will attest: managing the company-wide deployment of an ERP platform is a serious business. Yet Bjarte Haugland, Area Head for IT/IM at Norwegian engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contractor Apply, not only managed the successful implementation of IFS Applications, his passion and drive to make every part…

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Makino IoT

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Makino is a globally recognized company that produces metal-cutting and EDM machines. Like many product manufacturers, Makino is looking for new ways to differentiate itself through service. As such, the company is incorporating IoT, AI, and ML into its operations to enable the shift from reactive to predictive service. “This is a critical shift for…

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Challenger Champions

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Early on in my working life I decided I wanted to pursue a career in technology. The pace of change is like no other sector, the art of innovating in a meaningful way combines theory and practice, and the impact tech has at both a macro- and specific-level can be immense. In the business-to-business sector,…

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