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.
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 from 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, retired 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?

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: FIAR.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:23pm UTC

What are the benefits of Project Portfolio management (PPM)? What are the benefits of Enterprise project management (EPM)? What is the difference between PPM and EPM? How can software like enterprise resource planning (ERP) deliver this functionality? Experts including Dick Slansky of ARC Advisory Group and Antony Bourne of IFS offer definitions of PPM, EPM and Project ERP. They also discuss to what extent various software solutions like project ERP can facilitate some or all of these disciplines and which are more important to various vertical industries including manufacturingoil and gas or construction.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: PPM-vs-EPM.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:34pm UTC

News of new Project ERP and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) customers: Brookfield Multiplex, Rhino Resource Partners and Avinor. All within IFS' targeted verticals of construction, oil and gas and aerospace and defense.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: ERP-Podcast-7-2013.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:24pm UTC