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IFS Agile ERP - IFS Applications is a single product that combines best-of-breed solutions with a complete suite of component-based ERP software. Available worldwide, its user-friendly software, meets changes in technology and business needs so that you can stay one step ahead of your competitors. Learn more about Agile ERP at www.ifsworld.com/us.
 
 

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How Manufacturers Can Use Project ERP to Weather Tough Times

How Manufacturers Can Use Project ERP to Weather Tough Times
Use Project ERP to manage an economic downturn like a project variance, handling it like a variance in a project.

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Integrating IFS Field Service Management

Integrating IFS Field Service Management
IFS Field Service Management has successfully integrated with just about every significant software supplier in existence over its 30 year history of helping customers automate their service business processes. Learn more today!

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Why and How to Achieve Global ERP

Why and How to Achieve Global ERP
More and more companies are developing an interest in global
ERP, and are confronting daunting barriers to getting to their goal of a single global ERP instance. Learn how to achieve the cost savings and simplicity that come from operating business units on a single database, on a single instance of ERP. Read today!

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3-Conflict Minerals Rule Concepts Manufacturers Need to Understand

3-Conflict Minerals Rule Concepts Manufacturers Need to Understand
Conflict minerals rules have liability implications for industrial companies. Find out how enterprise software, like enter¬prise resource planning (ERP), can help with the due diligence required for compliance.

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3-Ways Your Field Service Management Project Can Go Horribly Wrong

3-Ways Your Field Service Management Project Can Go Horribly Wrong
Choosing software for a field service management business can be tricky. Follow these three tips to help you achieve your goals with the right software.


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6 Essential Considerations When Choosing a Field Service Software Solution

6 Essential Considerations When Choosing a Field Service Software Solution
It seems fair to say that the field service organization in your company is responsible for collecting, accessing, tracking, updating, maintaining, and analyzing more diverse and critical data than anyone else in your company. Here are six considerations for using field service software to streamline this process.

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Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
This white paper provides insight into best practices for minimizing risk and maximizing value in ERP system selection and implementation.

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Confronting the A&D Equipment Reset

Confronting the A&D Equipment Reset
Learn how military contractors involved in the reset process benefit from integrated software that spans EAM, ERP, web-based reporting, and project management.

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ERP: Primer Coat For The Paint And Coatings Industry

ERP: Primer Coat For The Paint And Coatings Industry
This white paper describes how Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is the foundation for managing industry-specific functions and challenges of paint and coatings manufacturers.

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Facilitating ISO 14224 With EAM Software

Facilitating ISO 14224 With EAM Software
This white paper discusses how prepackaged EAM software can facilitate ISO 14224 adoption and creation of valuable KPIs.

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FS Management Software For Enterprise Companies

FS Management Software For Enterprise Companies
Enterprise-level field service organizations do have more demanding requirements for FSM software, and growing organizations will want to ensure their software choice can support them as they scale up. Here is a no-nonsense look at how FSM software requirements change as a company progresses from dozens to thousands of technicians.

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Simple Route Planning vs Schedule Optimization

Simple Route Planning vs Schedule Optimization
Selecting the right field service solution for your business requires a good planning strategy to meet your needs now and into the future.


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Understanding RCM2

Understanding RCM2
This white paper explores the difference between reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) and RCM2, and which one is right for your company.


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Understanding The Field Service Dynamics of People, Process and Technology

Understanding The Field Service Dynamics of People, Process and Technology
People, process and technology are important ingredients for successful field service management improvement initiatives. Learn how the dynamics of each will impact your business’s success.

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Why ERP Software is Your Best Business Intelligence Tool

Why ERP Software is Your Best Business Intelligence Tool
Find out how using a business intelligence tool that is built-in to an enterprise resource planning tool can help you make smarter business decisions in real time.

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What One ERP Failing Could Hamstring Your Automotive Lean Initiative?

What One ERP Failing Could Hamstring Your Automotive Lean Initiative?
An ERP solution that has embedded packaging structure functionality is greater than the sum of its parts. Unless ERP addresses packaging management, a substantial and critical element of the business will be invisible to executives using ERP… just as if a portion of the business has disappeared into a black box. This is a core part of your product and ability to serve your customers in the automotive industry. Read more today!

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10 Ways to Use ERP to Lean the Manufacturing Supply Chain

10 Ways to Use ERP to Lean the Manufacturing Supply Chain
Four tips for lean supply chain improvements in manufacturing operations and six technology tools to automate these best practices

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3 Field Service Management Trends You Can't Ignore

3 Field Service Management Trends You Can't Ignore
Market pressures are driving 3 trends in field service management. How are these trends towards mobility, scheduling optimization and software-as-a-service (SaaS) affecting you? How can you select field service management software technologies to stay ahead of these trends, exceed customer expectations and drive efficiency and profit across your operation?

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3 Things Business Decision Makers Need to Know about SOA

3 Things Business Decision Makers Need to Know about SOA
This white paper cuts through the marketing hype surrounding Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and focuses what you really need to know.

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3 Things You Must Know About Cloud ERP

3 Things You Must Know About Cloud ERP
In this whitepaper, we will give you the facts you need to know about cloud ERP, including distinctions between different cloud computing options, and the benefits and downsides of each. We will define key industry terms and look at primary research of cloud computing preferences conducted by IFS North America.

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3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP

3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP
Field Service Management software often needs to be integrated with other enterprise software. Learn the 3 essential tips for integrating your service management system with ERP software and other operational systems, data warehouses or data sources.

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4 ERP Tips for FIAR Compliance

4 ERP Tips for FIAR Compliance
In this whitepaper, the retired USAF executive responsible for FIAR compliance takes a no-nonsense look at why ERP has not delivered auditability as required by Congress. Plus real-world insights on how ERP can be done more effectively so as to meet the auditability goals set forth by FIAR.

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4 Reasons to Consolidate Your ERP Software

4 Reasons to Consolidate Your ERP Software
If your business is running more than a single enterprise resource planning (ERP) software package, you need to consolidate down to one. In this whitepaper, we’ll provide you with four good reasons for making this move, and how to get around the various organizational barriers to doing so.

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4 Steps to Choosing the Right Device for Field Service Mobility

4 Steps to Choosing the Right Device for Field Service Mobility
Choosing the right device for field service management needs is not easy. This whitepaper will guide you through the different factors, including your organization’s technology outlook, how a customer’s perceptions of you might be affected by the device, and how the hardware features make your employees more efficient.

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5 EAM Steps to RCM

5 EAM Steps to RCM
This white paper outlines the five levels of asset-management development a company usually passes through leading to more advanced processes such as RCM to eventually achieve QAM. In describing these levels of development, it makes sense to use terminology we can already relate to, so we will compare it to a familiar analog — human development.

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5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for the power generation sector is poorly understood. Here are five tips for selecting, implementing and getting the most from ERP in the power generation industry. What lessons can power gen executives learn about things like maintenance inventory and human resources management from users in other industries?

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5 Steps to the Benefits of EAM Software

5 Steps to the Benefits of EAM Software
EAM software delivers key benefits to an organization that relies on expensive and complex assets. It gives senior management visibility and control over the drivers of cost and productivity of those assets. And it offers real maintenance management and risk management benefits. Learn the 5 steps to realizing EAM software benefits today!

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5 Tips for Enterprise Asset Management Software ROI

5 Tips for Enterprise Asset Management Software ROI
How can enterprise asset management (EAM) software deliver return on investment (ROI). This whitepaper discusses the five ways EAM delivers ROI so you can plan your selection and implementation around these deliverables. Take advantage of the cost savings and revenue enhancement features EAM offers and avoid the potential problems.

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5 Ways to Drive Mobile EAM ROI

5 Ways to Drive Mobile EAM ROI
What new features does mobile enterprise asset management (EAM) have today that were not there a few years ago? What problems can you solve with this technology? What types of benefits and return on investment (ROI) can you expect? We’ll answer these questions and offer tips for selecting mobile-ready EAM.

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7 Tips for EAM Selection

7 Tips for EAM Selection
Enterprise asset management (EAM) software is a mission-critical tool for asset-intensive industry. These tips from some of the world’s most prominent EAM experts will help you select the right EAM solution. The importance of usability, the ability to manage outside contractors and other important considerations are covered here.

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An Earned Value Management (EVM) Success Story

An Earned Value Management (EVM) Success Story
Learn how to get certified in earned value management (EVM) and compete for government aerospace and defense contracts.

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Are you ready for the Project Economy

Are you ready for the Project Economy
Learn how industrial outsourcing and rapid change are forcing business and business technology to become more agile and adaptable.

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Asset Information Management

Asset Information Management
Select the right software for asset information management (AIM) by understanding the data lifecycle and key functionality to watch for.

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Blast Past Bottlenecks with Constraint Based Scheduling

Blast Past Bottlenecks with Constraint Based Scheduling
Struggling with constrained resources? Learn the basics of constraint-based scheduling (CBS) including optimal, predictive and interactive scheduling.

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Capturing Project Cost in Project ERP

Capturing Project Cost in Project ERP
Most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is not designed to effectively capture cost in a project based environment like engineer to order, engineer procure construct or services. This whitepaper covers organizational and technology barriers to capturing project cost along with criteria to select the ideal ERP for effective project costing.

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