by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation

You have probably experienced the journey from desktop computers to the era of smartphones and tablets, and how it has dramatically changed the way you work and behave. But what’s next? Will the next user experience be incremental improvements of today’s traditional devices or will there be something completely new? With an increasing amount of…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Labs

At IFS Labs, we have been researching the Internet of Things (IoT) for some time. This has resulted in a number of customer projects, interesting prototypes, and a reusable architecture on the Microsoft Azure cloud. At this point, I want to introduce IFS Labs senior software developer Gökhan Kurt, whose ingenuity, curiosity, and willingness to…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, IFS Labs, IFS Radio Network

The Internet of Things is a phrase that’s getting much attention these days. In the enterprise context, it’s one that IFS is also giving attention to in IFS Labs, the part of IFS R&D that explores new areas of business application functionality, and serves as a testing ground for new development initiatives and proof of…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Automotive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, IFS Labs

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Of the many products played with in the IFS Labs (aka the coolest part of the company’s RnD division), around 30% will become a real product at some point. The rest are good for research. Martin Gunnarsson, Director Product Strategies and IFS Labs,…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Hexpol Gaskets seems to be doing pretty well in the gasket industry (it means ‘mechanical seal’). According to Michael Grindborn, the company’s impressive Financial Director, the Swedish company – which has been using IFS Applications for nearly 15 years – is an example…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. In one of the week’s most accomplished presentations, Hecla Mining IT Director Alan MacPhee showed Room 202 at the Hynes Convention Center why Business Analytics (BA) is the “sharpest, keenest, coolest program of them all.” Hecla, who have mines in Quebec, Alaska and Idaho, use…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. Marie Hansson, Arunkumar Ranganaini, and Venu Chanda, a trio from Accenture, dropped in on IFS to take them on their application management journey, something on which it is collaborating with IFS. The AM models developed by Accenture’s Scandinavia and India offices reduce costs by up to…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. GE is truly one of the world’s biggest companies. The US giant has annual revenues of nearly $150 billion. Brian Slapshak from the Aerospace and Defense division came to Boston to explain how the company’s IT hub in Cincinnati, Ohio uses IFS Applications to…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, IFS Applications

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. In Day 2’s first breakout session, along came Mr Jaco Putter from VBMS. The fellow from the Dutch cable laying company, who has featured in this blog twice previously, followed a presentation from Srinath Neelawathura from IFS on the benefits of the new…

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