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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, Manufacturing, Strategy
Paying attention to the weather forecast

In the new IT-ready workplace, businesses really have no excuse to ignore the obvious benefits that demand forecasting brings. What…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Agility, Events, Manufacturing
How to take advantage of the unknown
Gartner crowd

One conference that I always enjoy going to is the Gartner Symposium because I always gain insight into topics that…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing, Strategy
Yield the potential of modern ERP
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How do we create a business process that offers the distinct attributes needed to support the company’s strategies and create competitive advantage? How do we find an ERP broad yet specific enough to provide real business agility? This is a move for ERP up the value chain. An investment in ERP is not just a way to get a modern, supported and cost effective replacement of an outdated ERP, but a key component on the path to strategic alignment.

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
3D Printing beyond the glitz
3D manufacturing

If you’re anything like me, you’re finding it increasingly difficult to be (and stay) wowed by the spectacular feats of…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Agility, Manufacturing
NEC: Empowered By Innovation

Since 1998, NEC have been a valued partner of IFS, and one success factor of the partnership is the similarities…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Agility, Manufacturing
4 ways IFS can support your Growth and Leadership

The reasons that companies choose IFS Applications can often be many and varied, but for US agricultural machinery manufacturer Miller-St….

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Asset Intensive, Automotive, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Process Manufacturing
Production Data – A Potential Goldmine for Capital-Intensive Industries

Data collected from production and better collaboration between the various parts of an organization can lead to fewer disruptions, increased…

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

One of the perks of my role as Industry Director is that I get to spend a lot of time…

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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
Remanufacturing & The Move Towards a Circular Economy

In order for European manufacturers to prepare for this new circular economy, it’s important that sustainability is no longer considered…

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