IFS Radio Network

IFS Radio -- 3 Conflict Minerals Rule Tips for Manufacturers

The conflict minerals rule has real implications for a variety of manufacturers in a number of industries including high tech and aerospace and defense. IFS manufacturing expert Bill Leedale, an author of the APICS body of knowledge, explains three key conflict minerals conflicts that executives need to understand. Specifically, how can manufacturers use ERP software to manage their risk profile.
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IFS Radio -- April 2014

IFS CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith discuss IFS financial results for Q1 2014. Plus candid remarks from Sorbie on IFS' cloud ERP strategy!

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IFS Radio -- Improve Customer Service with Service Management Software

IFS expert Stewart Hill shares insights on how advancing technology and highly optimized field service management and other service management software can improve the customer experience. Enterprise 2.0, scheduling optimizationmobile service and other topics are covered.
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IFS Radio -- March 2014

Breaking ERP, EAM and FSM software news from IFS, including new customer announcements in service management, oil and gas and power generation.
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IFS Radio -- Definition of RCM II (RCM2)

RCM II expert Mike Schultz of The Asset Performance Group offers a definition of RCM II and discusses the differences between RCM and RCM II. He also offers insights on the role of enterprise asset management (EAM) software.
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IFS Radio -- February 2014

IFS 2013 financial results and other news. Features commentary from CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith.
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IFS Radio -- Avoid Unpleasant ERP Surprises

ERP selection and implementation can be risky endeavors. So how can you avoid the unpleasant surprises that could potentially come with your ERP projects? In this episode, ERP consultant Mike Roman of Manufacturing Practices shares insights that will help you engineer the risk out of your selection and implementation project.
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IFS Radio -- January 2014

News from IFS including new automotive ERP customer, new customer Mid Counties Co-operative and study on the curent state of Enterprise 2.0
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IFS Radio -- DCAA Compliant Software: Does it exist?

Is there such a thing as DCAA compliant software? Two experts — Bruce Mortimer of Rutter Key Solutions and Carrie Ghai of IFS offer practical tips and advice on how to use enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) compliance. What does ERP designed for aerospace and defense and DCAA compliance look like?
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IFS Radio -- December 2013

The latest news of IFS for December, 2013, including two new project-centric ERP customers and a prestigious new award.
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IFS Radio -- Mobile ERP Insights

Ray Wang of Constellation Research Group and IFS Chief Technology Officer Dan Matthews discuss the mobility imperative in ERP and enterprise software. Matthews shares real life mobile ERP experiences of IFS customers. From the IFS World Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
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IFS Radio -- Corporate Culture and EAM Software Implementation

Enterprise asset management (EAM) and equipment reliability expert Carlo Odoardi discusses how corporate culture can work against companies trying to implement EAM. What are the cultural barriers to enterprise asset management (EAM) software implementation, and to related reliability centered maintenance (RCM) efforts?
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IFS Radio -- November 2013

News including IFS' Q3 and year-to-date 2013 financials. Comments from IFS CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith from the quarterly analyst call. Plus news of new industrial ERP customer EPS.
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IFS Radio -- ERP for Process Manufacturing Quality

Using ERP for Process Manufacturing Quality Management. IFS Process Manufacturing ERP expert Jakob Bjorklund discusses the challenges posed by REACh, HACCP and other regulations and market requirements. How can enterprise resource planning (ERP) software meet the quality control and traceability requirements of the chemicals, food and beverage and pharmaceuticals industries?
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IFS Radio -- October 2013

ERP Podcast with news including IFS Applications recognized as Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for two types of enterprise asset management (EAM) software in the energy and utilities industry. New release of the IFS Metrix Field Service Management (FSM) software.

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IFS Radio -- Big Data for Field Service Management Software?

IFS field service management software expert Larry Laux discusses how big data can be brought to bear in the service management space. Can big data really be a viable part of a field service management solution?
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IFS Radio -- September 2013

ERP news from IFS, including IFS' inclusion as a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies, new industrial manufacturing customer Goizper, NEC go-live.
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IFS Radio -- Benefits of EAM Software

What are the benefits of EAM software? And how to you ensure your enterprise asset management (EAM) software will help you realize them? IFS expert Jerry Browning enumerates the benefits shares his tips on implementing EAM in such a way as to maximize these benefits.
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IFS Radio -- August 2013

Pharmaceuticals manufacturer Butantan Institute selects IFS Applications for ERP. This process manufacturer will look to IFS for process manufacturing ERP and native support for Brazilian regulation including Nota Fiscal Documents.IFS Q2 and half year financial results from CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith.
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IFS Radio -- FIAR Federal Improvement and Audit Readiness

FIAR ERP advice! The Federal Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Plan is making waves throughout the defense sector. The Department of Defense (DoD) is under pressure form Congress to pass a GAO audit by 2017. Efforts to implement ERP software in the branches of service have not been met with success. In this special edition podcast, USAF Principal Deputy A4L Greg Stanley offers insights and tips for using ERP to close auditability gaps for FIAR compliance. What does this mean for aerospace and defense solutions like project ERP, MRO and EAM?
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News on enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, enterprise asset management (EAM) software, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) software, field service management software and project based solutions (PBS) and Project ERP. Special attention is paid to software how-to and advice for challenging industries including project manufacturing, engineer procure construct (EPC) contracting, aerospace and defense, power generation, oil and gas and others.


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