| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Construction and Contracting, Digital Transformation, Engineering and Infrastructure, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Transform Your Business
The Challenges of Selecting Software for Project-Based Service Companies

When it comes to selecting enterprise software, you can make some general assumptions about what most companies want to achieve:…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Technology
What I Learned about ERP, EAM and FSM during my IFS Internship
ERP, EAM, FSM Enterprise Software

As part of my degree in digital marketing at the University of Bournemouth, I had the opportunity to spend a…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Cloud, Transform Your Business
The compelling business case that is driving IFS customers to the cloud
Cloud Business Case

A previous blog post debunked some common myths surrounding migrating enterprise resources to the cloud. In this post, part of…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation
Industrial IoT trend advancing rapidly despite strong headwinds

Selecting and implementing any enterprise technology is not a rapid process. And the internet of things (IoT), as an enterprise…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Strategy
A 2-tier ERP? – Don’t rule it out!
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When a business should consider a TWO-TIER ERP STRATEGY Today’s ERP landscape is mature, with most companies having implemented some…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Is DDMRP for you?

In a couple of previous blog posts we have looked at the ideas of DDMRP and examined the five steps…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing
Choosing software to manage what’s next in manufacturing
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Choosing new software for your business is not easy, as many of the manufacturers I meet tell me.  Everyone says…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
What’s next in Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure: Three key software selection criteria

In my previous blog, I outlined key trends facing engineering, construction & infrastructure organizations – digital transformation, Building Information Modelling…

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| | Estimated reading time: 8 minutes | Manufacturing, Supply Chain
The five steps of DDMRP

In my last blog post we took a look at DDMRP as a concept and the ideas behind it. In…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Manufacturing, Supply Chain
The relevance of Demand Driven MRP

MRP was invented in the fifties, computerized in the sixties and later became the dominating planning principle in the manufacturing…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing
What does the future of the Wood Industry look like?

I have been spending a lot of time with different companies in the wood industry over the past couple of…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing
Project accounting in manufacturing simplified: The Estimate ‘To Complete’ and ‘At Completion’ dilemma resolved

More and more we see the need to manage project resources as an important requirement in ERP software RFIs from…

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