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.

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

We live in a data driven world, and in business, almost every department relies on it to make decisions, develop strategies and to prove results. While it is an asset, sifting through data can be tedious and time consuming. As a result, organizations have turned to business applications to provide insight and automate the data analysis process.

These applications increase a company's visibility into their operation by collecting, organizing, and displaying data for actionable insights in real-time. Visual Insights, however, takes that process a step further by displaying that information visually in an easy-to-understand and easy-to-digest way. Visualization is the key to informed decision making for every department, for every level, company-wide.

Direct download: IFS20Radio20Network202016-02.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:46pm UTC

Martin Gunnarsson, Director of Product Strategies & IFS Labs, looks beyond today’s expectations of enterprise software in a keynote address at the IFS World Conference 2015 in Boston on May 8, 2015.

Direct download: IRN_MartinGunnarsson_WoCo15.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:19am UTC

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) a real thing or a lot of marketing hype? In this episode, IFS North America CTO Rick Veague offers a no-nonsense overview of IoT. And IFS Product Product Manager Andrew Lichey and Product Director Jorgen Rogde discuss how IoT is a real market force, specifically in field service management software.

Direct download: IoT-Field-Service-Management.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:42pm UTC

In this news episode, IFS CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith review the Q4 2014 and full year 2014 financial results for IFS AB.

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-2-2015.mp3
Category:business,technology -- posted at: 11:34pm UTC