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.

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: 9:40pm UTC
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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: 12:43pm UTC
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Select EAM, field service and field ERP software news from IFS, including new customer announcements in industrial manufaturing/field service management, maritime, energy and utilities and automotive manufacturing.

Direct download: erp-podcast-9-14.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:26pm UTC
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When it comes to field service management and mobile workforce management, which is better? HTML 5 or native applications? What is the difference between the two? In this podcast, IFS service management software guru Tom Devroy offers insights into how these two technology approaches differ and makes a case for native apps.

Direct download: Business-Case-For-Native-Apps-for-FSM.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 1:37pm UTC
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Recent new customer announcements from IFS in ERP software, EAM Software and field service management software.

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-August-2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17pm UTC
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IFS Chief Technology officer Dan Matthews discusses the intermediate future of enterprise software including enterprise resource planning, enterprise asset management and field service management software. He outlines changes he expects to see in the areas of business agility, usability and mobility.

Direct download: ERP-Trends-2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45pm UTC
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Q2 and year to date financials for IFS AB from CEO Alastair Sorbie and CFO Paul Smith. Two new partner announcements, in keeping with IFS' stated plan to grow its ecosystem. Plus new deals and enterprise resource planning (ERP) go-live information from around the world.

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-7-2014.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:33pm UTC
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New and expanding customers in aerospace and defense manufacturing, process manufacturing and construction ERP.

Direct download: erp-podcast-6-2014.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 8:13pm UTC
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has come a long way when it comes to the ability to support businesses operating at multiple locations. But there are still challenges faced by businesses that want to extend ERP across a number of sites in a single or multiple countries or geographies. Here, IFS expert Jakob Bjorklund makes the case for unified multi-site ERP and offers workarounds for the problems a company may encounter.

Direct download: multi-site-ERP.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:00pm UTC
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Announcement of dates for the IFS World Conference 2015. Plus an in-depth discussion of wearable ERP software technology with IFS Labs guru David Andersson. How can wearables be used in ERP, enterprise asset management (EAM) software and field service management software

Direct download: ERP-Podcast-May-2014.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 9:53pm UTC
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