IFS Challenger Champion

by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation

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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Challenger Champion Jodie Hatch

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Events

A chat with Challenger Champion Jodie Hatch, Chief Technology Officer at Resolute Mining. Resolute Mining is no stranger to innovation. In fact, its site in Mali will be the first, purpose-built, fully automated sublevel cave gold mine in the world. With a global organization that comprises gold mines in Africa and Queensland and headquarters in…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Events

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…

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customer satisfaction

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation

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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by   |    |   9 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Events

Speaking with Lovisa Tholerus Sondén, ERP and Finance Systems Manager at long-standing IFS customer Ingram Micro Mobility, for just a short while, I was immediately struck by the passion she has for her work. Even though passion isn’t one of the three Ps (see below), I believe it is the driving force behind everything Lovisa…

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IFS Challenger Champion

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Events

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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by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing

One day AI systems will predict what is currently impossible, to allow us to overcome the inefficiencies in our lives and in our factories. In a previous blog, I discussed the reasons why we humans do not trust artificial intelligence. In this blog, I would like to look at the potential of AI and what,…

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by   |    |   6 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, IFS Applications, Oil & Gas, Transform Your Business

How do you provide accommodations for construction workers when their work site is an oil rig located 500 miles from shore? You turn to Floatel, whose fleet of floating hotels provide comfortable lodgings above deep waters and hostile environments around the world. I recently had the opportunity to speak with IFS Challenger Champion Marie Sköldenborg, who…

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Skills Gap

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Construction and Contracting, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Transform Your Business

When I meet with IFS customers across the UK one of the most common pieces of feedback is the struggle to find talent to bridge the ‘skills gap’ or ‘skills shortage’ affecting UK businesses. On the one hand, they have new technologies entering their factories, warehouses, construction sites and in-field equipment, on the other, they…

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