IFS Radio Network
IFS Radio Network is an award-winning podcast from IFS, a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Join your hosts, Antony Bourne and Anders Lundin, as they interview highly-experienced, world-leading business experts, each bringing their unique perspectives and insights, and discussing business technology and software trends, management ideas and industry-specific issues. Read more at www.IFSWORLD.com.

32% of field service organizations (FSOs) are failing to attain at least 80% customer satisfaction, according to a recent research study by Raconteur Custom Publishing on digital change in the service industry. Why? Because the use of technology, or lack thereof, affects your customer’s experience.

In a new IFS Radio Network podcast, IFS’s Global Analyst & Influencer Relations Manager, Lyndsey Rojas, interviews IFS’s service industry expert, Mark Brewer, on how digital technology can be used to improve and enhance the customer experience.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_Industry_Experts_1_Service.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:28pm UTC

The industrial manufacturing industry has a strong appetite for technology. Now that manufacturers have experienced the game-changing benefits of automation and the emergence of interconnected and intelligent manufacturing systems, companies of all sizes are realigning their business and operational models to take advantage of new, disruptive technologies.

In a new IFS Radio Network podcast, IFS’s Global Analyst & Relations Manager, Lyndsey Rojas, interviews IFS’s manufacturing industry expert and Vice President, Antony Bourne, on how technology is impacting industrial manufacturers and how some of the industry’s leading businesses are taking advantage of it today.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_Industry_Experts_1_Industrial_Manufacturing.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:25pm UTC

Construction is a traditional industry. Many businesses, despite the abundance of new technology and integrated software that’s available today, are still suffering from a lack of accurate and timely information because of their reliance on MS Excel spreadsheets and non-integrated business applications.

In a new IFS Radio Network podcast, Mark Dzielinski of IFS’s Global Strategic and Marketing Communications team interviews IFS’s construction industry expert and Global Industry Director, Kenny Ingram, on the impact of technology and how some of the industry’s leading businesses are leveraging it today.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_Industry_Experts_1_Construction.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:21pm UTC

To rise above the competition, airlines must reinvent themselves into digitally-transformed, data-informed and asset-focused organizations. They must find new and sustainable ways to increase their efficiency and profits by knowing which technologies to invest in and how to leverage them properly.

In a new IFS Radio Network podcast, Mark Dzielinski of IFS’s Global Strategic and Marketing Communications team interviews IFS’s commercial aviation industry expert and Global Industry Director, Graham Grose, on how airlines can use technology to increase profits and efficiency.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_Industry_Experts_1_Aviation.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:19pm UTC

It has been reported by the International Data Corporation (IDC) that the market for worldwide business analytics and big data technology services will grow to a whopping $200 billion by 2020. But why? And what does this mean for businesses?

In this IFS Radio Network podcast, Roy Wagemans, IFS’s Product Marketing Director, sits down with the Director of IFS Labs, Bas de Vos, to discuss how users of IFS solutions and products can use advanced analytics.

 

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_Advanced_Analytics_Roy_Wagemans.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:11pm UTC

We hear the term “Digital Transformation” being talked about quite a bit by the press. It’s something that is affecting companies in every industry, regardless of geographic location or industry. But what exactly does it mean for companies in the oil and gas industry? Who is responsible for it? How will it impact the industry?

IFS Radio Network host, Antony Bourne, sits down with the IFS Global Industry Director for Oil & Gas, Knut Møystad, to discuss digital transformation and what it means for the oil and gas industry.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_2016-07_Digital_Transformation_Oil__Gas.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:44pm UTC

Digital transformation as a whole is impacting every industry, every business, worldwide. Its impact on business includes new opportunities, new challenges and unbelievable benefits. For service providers, in particular, customers are benefitting as well. With each passing day, the service provider industry is providing better, faster and more automated service to their customers—and digital transformation has a lot to do it.

IFS Radio Network host, Antony Bourne, sits down with IFS Industry Director of Enterprise Service Management, Tom Bowe, to discuss digital transformation and what it means for the service provider industry.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_2016-07_Digital_Transformation_Service_Providers.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:57pm UTC

As an industry, aerospace and defense (A&D) is no stranger to technology trends. For many years, A&D companies have embraced and taken advantage of new, innovative technologies such as 3D printing, wearable tech and virtual reality devices. Digital transformation, however, stretches far beyond new tech and into the heart of business strategies.

IFS Radio Network host, Antony Bourne, sits down with IFS’s Global Industry Director for the Aerospace and Defense Center of Excellence, Graham Grose, to discuss digital transformation and what it means for the aerospace and defense industry.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_2016-07_Digital_Transformation_Aerospace__Defense.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:15pm UTC

The use of new digital technologies in the industrial manufacturing industry is not new. In fact, manufacturers have been users of digital technologies for years. However, the term “digital transformation” is relatively new to the industry.

IFS Radio Network host, Anders Lundin, sits down with IFS’s Global Industry Director for Industrial Manufacturing, Antony Bourne, to discuss digital transformation and what it means for the industrial manufacturing industry.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_2016-06_Digital_Transformation_Ind_Mfg.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:04am UTC

Digital transformation—this the trend we are hearing about more each day. Buzz words like the internet of things (IoT), building information modeling (BIM) and digital construction are all related to digital transformation, too. This phenomenon has already begun transforming the construction, contracting and infrastructure industry and it will continue to do so more rapidly over the next few years.

IFS Radio Network host, Antony Bourne, sits down with IFS’s Global Industry Director for Construction & Contracting, Kenny Ingram, to discuss digital transformation and what it means for the industry.

Direct download: IFS_Radio_Network_2016-06_Digital_Transformation_Construction.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:14pm UTC