| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Reducing time-intensive tasks & costs is always a good thing — a Beijer Electronic’s success story

No matter the industry, company, or country, reducing time-intensive tasks and costs is always a good thing. Often times in…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Research, Strategy
Manufacturing industry — change is the only constant
Asset Management

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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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
Predictions for the manufacturing sector

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the manufacturing sector, Antony Bourne, predicts how three key trends will be impacting the industry…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Automotive, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain
2016 Automotive industry predictions

Asia will be the biggest car manufacturer worldwide within the next few years, but Europe will continue to lead in…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain
2016 Process manufacturing predictions

2016 will be another year for businesses in the process industry to watch and learn. In 2016, we will see…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Events, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas
IFS & Our Partners Beat SAP — Over and Over Again

Business success stories from the IFS customer summits in Kyoto, Japan and Rotterdam in Holland.

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Manufacturing, Strategy
How to Close the Manufacturing Skills Gap
Brompton Bicycle

The global economic crisis has had a significant effect on the manufacturing sector, with the prolonged Eurozone slump impacting demand…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Events
IFS Manufacturing – The Future Roadmap

Peter Cornelius outlines the roadmap for the IFS Applications 9 manufacturing support – and the development philosophy behind it.

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing, Mobility, Process Manufacturing
2 Reasons why the manufacturing industry is behind the curve on embracing enterprise mobility

Mobility continues to be a hot topic in the ERP/enterprise software market, but the conversations are changing from theory to optimization and practical use. In fact, mobility is one of Gartner’s nexus of forces, the convergence of social, mobility, cloud and information patterns that drive new business scenarios. This started me thinking about why manufacturers appear to be behind the curve in embracing this technology and in seeing the benefits on the shop floor.

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