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Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP), Project Based Solutons (PBS), enterprise asset management (EAM) and field service management software trends discussed by some of the world's leading experts. Our goal is to provide you with business technology and management ideas you can use today. A publication of IFS www.IFSWORLD.com

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: 11:42 PM
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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: 11:34 PM
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News of IFS including new and upgraded customers and the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management. Also, a look at new functionality added to IFS Mobile Work Order.

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-1-2015.mp3
Category:business,technology -- posted at: 6:00 PM
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IFS Field Service Management software expert Tom Bowe discusses IFS Enterprise Service Management's leader position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management. What does the placement mean for those evaluating software for field service management? What on earth does the quadrant have to do with the Green Bay Packers and the NFL Playoffs?

Direct download: Field_Service_Magic_Quadrant.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09 PM
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With the release of the Microsoft Surface Pro, we have a tablet computer capable of running touch-enabled ERP software with the capability to extend the touchscreen with a keyboard for longer form text. In this episode, IFS guru Martin Gunnarsson discusses how the Microsoft Surface Pro is a game changer for ERP and how ERP must adapt to allow users to take maximum advantage.

Direct download: ERP-for-Tablets-Hybrids.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:22 AM
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Event coverage of IFS experts discussing trends including the Internet of Things (IoT) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the cloud. IFS CTO Rick Veague shares thoughts on the current ERP state of IoT on a Constellation Research Group panel discussion. Microsoft cloud evangelist Mike Opal shares thoughts on cloud ERP security

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-12-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10 AM
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Can ERP software help with recall readiness? IFS process manufacturing guru Jakob Bjorklund and Radley Corp. VP David Barks offer tips for combining ERP and technologies like RFID, EDI, bar code scanning and others to deliver recall-ready traceability. Barks is the author of a hot new whitepaper on food traceability.

Direct download: Recall-Readiness-with-ERP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:03 PM
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IFS CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith review the company's Q3 2014 results on a call with financial analysts. Sorbie compares IFS' growth to that of ERP software competitors like SAP.

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-11-2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:21 PM
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According to analysts, as many as 80 percent of business intelligence projects fail to meet expectations. Here, IFS Chief Technology Officer Dan Matthews discusses operational business intelligence (BI). Operational BI typically involves analytical views, dashboards or cockpits in the operational screens of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) product. Matthews discusses the trend towards and benefits of operational BI and offers tips for successful overarching BI projects as well.

Direct download: Operational-Business-Intelligence.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:40 PM
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What role does ERP software play in the governance, risk and compliance discipline? And how is this affected by VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity)? In this episode, Jonathan Gross, principal/corporate counsel of the ERP consulting firm Pemeco, offers a definition of GRC and offers tips for managing risk and compliance in the age of VUCA.

Direct download: ERP-for-GRC-and-VUCA.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:43 PM
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