Read the latest business technology blog posts from IFS industry experts here. These authors understand the ins and outs of business technology and where it’s heading. Discover what IFS has to offer for enterprise technology solutions.

| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Asset Intensive, Business Technology, Manufacturing, Research, Service
EAM and ERP: An increasingly critical partnership
EAM and ERP

Meet our guest author, Ted Rohm, Senior ERP Analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Ted Rohm is a Senior ERP…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
ERP 2028 part 3: the demise of the production planner?
ERP 2028: The demise of the production planner?

Imagine going forward in time 10 years. How will the technologies evolving today change the way we work? What will…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Research, Strategy
The key to customer satisfaction and profitability for third-party MROs
The key to customer satisfaction and profitability for third-party MROs

Effective maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and resource management are key to customer satisfaction and profitability for third-party MROs. The…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Events, Strategy
GDPR and information security: what you need to do

Attacks by hackers are only getting worse – and more professional. GDPR is the first major government response to this. Business needs to get its house in order, and at IFS we take security very seriously.

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Strategy
Configuring IFS Applications to work your way with custom objects
Configuring IFS Applications to work your way with custom objects

You can make IFS Applications sing to your business’s tune without changing a single line of code, through harnessing custom objects. Here’s how.

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| | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Energy, Utilities & Resources, Events, IFS Labs, Oil & Gas, Research
AI, innovation and working with our customers: IFS’s future
AI, innovation and working with our customers: IFS's future

Technology doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. In this session, we hear the latest on AI from IFS labs; how user groups are help each other – and us – get better, and how Shawcor is trnafroming its approach to business.

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Transform Your Business
10 manufacturing buzzwords you should pay attention to
10 manufacturing buzzwords that you need to pay attention to today and tomorrow

We’re in an age of rolling waves of technologically-driven disruption. Which are the 10 emerging technologies with the biggest chance of impacting your business? Here’s our guesses.

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transform Your Business
Demand-driven MRP: a competitive edge for you in IFS Applications 10
Demand-driven material requirement planning

The world of MRP has hit the buffers, literally. Stock buffers are critical to the new discipline of dean drive materials requirements planning – and it’s new in IFS Applications 10.

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events
IFS Maintenix: Making aircraft maintenance faster, cheaper and better
IFS Maintenix: Making aircraft maintenance faster, cheaper and better

Maintenix has two decades of development behind it, but it’s new to IFS – and we’re developing it fast. Here’s how we’re getting aircraft assets back in the air, quickly, cheaply and safely.

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Transform Your Business
IFS cloud solutions: overview and principles
IFS cloud solutions: overview and principles blog

Cloud is the future — but not for everyone. Are IFS cloud solutions right for your business — and what questions should you ask before you decide? He’s a rundown of the pros and cons of each option.

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Finance, IFS News, Strategy, Transform Your Business
Make better decisions with Business Planning, new in IFS Applications 10
Business planning, a part of the corporate performance management offering in IFS Applications 10

Good business planning depends on good business information. If you data lives in IFS, shouldn’t your planning live there , too? With IFS Applications 10, it can.

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Asset Intensive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Manufacturing
HEXPOL Stellana: From paper to digital resource sharing with IFS Applications 10’s operations blocks

Making the most of bottleneck resources is vital to boost manufacturing efficiency. The new resource sharing tools in IFS Applications 10 will allow you to make more of your assets – automatically.

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