AI shorter work week

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Transform Your Business

As businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline or even automate many decision-making processes currently handled by humans, what will humans do with the time they’d have spent on these tasks? In the intermediate term, AI gurus like Bob De Caux suggest the technology will be used primarily to help humans make better and faster…

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Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Transform Your Business

In these turbulent times of strike, telework suddenly hits again the news media. Sometimes disputed, feared or revered, telecommuting is beginning to be more widely accepted by French companies particularly since the legislative framework in 2017. In a world of cloud and big data, let’s discuss telecommuting, remote work, flexible workplace or simply working from…

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ERP Software for Finance

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Transform Your Business

A few weeks ago, IDC published a white paper*, “The Business Value of IFS Enterprise Application Solutions with Industry-Specific Use Cases.” Through in-depth interviews with customer organizations, we were able to measure the value of IFS enterprise solutions. There were lots of interesting findings, but what really caught my eye were the statistics relating to the finance function. The impact of…

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technology in automotive

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Automotive, Transform Your Business

Is technology the key to succeeding in today’s automotive industry? And how can technology drive success in automotive dealers? To answer these questions, let’s first take a look at the automotive market. AUTOMOTIVE MARKET OVERVIEW Worldwide car sales and car production in 2018 recorded the first drop of the last nine years, and 2019 is…

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IFS Applications Upgrade

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Technology, IFS Applications, IFS Labs, Manufacturing, Transform Your Business

Last night my Tesla upgraded itself to a new software version. Apparently, it can now warn you if you’re going to run a stop sign and the automatic lane change is more “aggressive”. It got me thinking about software upgrades in general. We all experience upgrades on our computers and our phones. It’s pretty cool…

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SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Creativity & Innovation, Transform Your Business

Earlier this year SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team announced its multi-year partnership with IFS. Going forward, IFS’s cloud-based ERP software will underpin the team’s racing operations and back-office needs as the team continues on its journey towards the front of the grid. After sharing this exciting news, IFS sat down with Sportpesa Racing Point F1…

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Planning for Brexit

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Transform Your Business

It seems like wasted (metaphorical) ink to write about the latest Brexit developments and how these will impact businesses tomorrow. The past couple of weeks have seen negotiations, debates, agreements, extension proposals, a “pathway to a deal”, then a “great deal”… followed by negotiations, debates (you can see where this is going…). In short, uncertainty…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Creativity & Innovation, Transform Your Business

Teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship: values of rugby teams, yes, but also values which should form the foundation of any business. The past few weeks have seen rugby fans the world over avidly following and analyzing all the action from the Rugby World Cup. However, business leaders could also learn a thing or two…

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