IFS Applications (version 7.5) for ERP for the Mining Industry Certification Report

IFS Applications (version 7.5) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the mining industry in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

About This Report

IFS Applications certified by: Aleksey Osintsev, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers; Gabriel Gheorghiu, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers
Demonstration conducted by: Elaine Wimberly, Marketing Manager, IFS North America; Carrie Ghai, Senior Business Solutions Consultant, IFS North America; Liz Klise, Business Solutions Consultant, IFS North America
 
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that the IFS product IFS Applications (v. 7.5) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the mining industry in the ERP Evaluation Center. The ERP Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of ERP software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that product capabilities have been demonstrated to TEC analysts based on the responses IFS provided in its completed TEC RFI; and that TEC analysts have analytically and comparatively reviewed IFS Applications RFI data against known benchmarks.
 
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Report Contents

Background and Analyst View

With over 28 years of experience in enterprise business software development, IFS has built its own view of what ERP software should look like. This Swedish software developer offers a single integrated product that has been designed and developed component-wise. IFS Applications is rich in functionality and flexible enough to accommodate different industries and multifaceted businesses.
 
IFS is now a truly global ERP market player, with a strong presence on all continents, over 70 regional offices, and over 20 support centers around the world. Its client base of more than 2,000 companies represents over 800,000 users in upwards of 60 countries. The company focuses its software on companies of medium size and up (between $75 million and $2 billion [USD] in annual revenue), operating in project-centric, process, and discrete manufacturing, as well as the construction and contracting, enterprise asset management, and utilities and telecom businesses. Read more


 

Benchmark Results for IFS Applications (v. 7.5)

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by IFS Applications (v. 7.5) for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
The TEC Focus Indicator™ shows you which types of functionality are likely differentiators for the IFS Applications (v. 7.5) solution in the small business software space. Get the results
 
 

Product Review: IFS Applications (v. 7.5)
 

 
Ease of use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on IFS Applications (v. 7.5)

TEC's review and analysis of data on IFS Applications functionality shows that this ERP software is solid, functionally strong, highly useable, and extendable for medium and larger companies. This is particularly true for manufacturers of all types operating in many vertical industries, specifically asset-intensive and project-based business sectors. Read more
 

 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for IFS Applications (v. 7.5)

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by IFS Applications (v. 7.5) for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
  • Financials
  • Human Resources
  • Process Manufacturing Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Purchasing Management
  • Quality Management
  • Sales Management
  • Maintenance Management
  • Project Management
 
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Featured Software Research:

Selecting ERP Software for the Mining Industry

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Most ERP products have been designed from repetitive manufacturing, and thus lack the powerful asset management and project management functionality that mining companies require. But ERP is becoming a higher priority for these organizations. This white paper offers tips on selecting ERP software for the mining industry. Learn how you can you select ERP that can handle the entire mining project and asset lifecycle. Read More

Software Usability Challenge for Electric Power Industry

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) usability is a challenge for the electric energy industry according to a study conducted for IFS North America. This paper outlines study results of 100 electric energy industry executives and offers advice for selecting ERP and EAM for maximum usability. ERP and EAM with enhanced usability increases productivity and system usage, maximizing value realized. Read More

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