IFS Radio Network (technology)
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.
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?

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: Cultural-Barrier-20to-RCM-EAM.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:55pm UTC

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.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: ERP-Podcast-11-2013.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:49pm UTC

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?

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: ERP-for-Process-Manufacturing-QC.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:01pm UTC

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.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: ERP-Podcast-10-2013.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:18pm UTC

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?

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: Big-Data_Service-Management.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:46pm UTC

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.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: ERP-Podcast-9-2013.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:39pm UTC

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.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: Benefits-of-EAM.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:55pm UTC

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.

2012 IFS North America
Direct download: ERP-Podcast-8-2013.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:26pm UTC

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