IFS Applications 10 Summary
IFS is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). We offer applications that enable companies to respond quickly to market changes and use resources in a more agile way to achieve better business performance and competitive advantages. IFS’s products are known for being user friendly, modular in their design, and flexible enough to support the customers in their way of working according to their established processes.
Founded in 1983, IFS pioneered component-based enterprise resources planning (ERP) software with IFS Applications is now in its 10th generation. Our business philosophy and architecture provide solutions that are easier to implement, run, and upgrade and that give companies the flexibility to respond quickly to market changes and new business opportunities. IFS Applications business software provides increased ERP functionality, including CRM, SCM, PLM, EOI, enterprise asset management, and MRO capabilities.
IFS has a solid, growing presence in the North American business software market. IFS North America serves medium-size to large companies in a variety of key industries, including aerospace and defense, industrial manufacturing, automotive, high-tech, construction, and process industries such as food and beverage.
IFS combines a global product and organization with localized country support for its customers. IFS North America is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois with major offices in Brookfield, Wisconsin; Dallas, Texas; Holmdel, New Jersey; Tucson, Arizona; Mississauga, Ontario; Ottawa, Ontario; and Waterloo, Ontario. IFS also has a large virtual organization to bring the company even closer to its customers while providing a better quality of life for its employees.
IFS Applications 10 Advantages
One ERP Product
IFS Applications is a single, integrated product supporting the management of 4 core processes: Service and Asset, Manufacturing, Project, and Supply Chain. Combined with our deep industry knowledge and horizontal solutions such as financials, HR, CRM etc., it is a complete ERP solution for all your business needs.
IFS Applications provides an attractive, intuitive and efficient user experience, helping you easily find what you need to do your job. So, you can spend less time managing your software and more time managing your business.
IFS Applications uses a multi-tier open architecture built on object-oriented and service-oriented principles. A key aspect of the architecture is the Layered Application Architecture model facilitating tailoring and optimization of IFS Applications to the customer’s specific needs and ways of working.
Built For Change
With IFS Applications you stay agile, ready for change and evolution without disrupting the implemented solution. Our strategy of building for change includes a number of best practices, including a commitment to standard technologies and well-known products.
IFS Applications 10 Technology
Built using a modern, component-based, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), IFS Applications is made up of discrete software objects that can be selected and configured based on your specific business needs. This frees you from buying software components you don’t need and allows you to implement software for immediate needs first. You can add new components step by step as your requirements change and new technologies emerge. The result is a flexible system that delivers rapid payback and lower overall risk. IFS Applications is built up of components, each of which provides business functionality and integrates with the other installed components. This allows change and evolution within a component without affecting other components. IFS develops the technology and architecture in IFS Applications for agility, ease of use, low total cost of ownership, and interoperability with other applications and technologies.