IFS Applications (version 8.0) for CMMS/EAM Certification Report

IFS Applications (v. 8.0) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of computerized maintenance management systems/enterprise asset management (CMMS/EAM) in the Asset Management 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; Ted Rohm, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers
 
Demonstration conducted by: Elaine Wimberly, Marketing Manager, IFS North America; Carrie Ghai, Senior Business Solutions Consultant, IFS North America; Jeff W. Belanger, Business Solutions Consultant, IFS North America
 
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that the IFS product IFS Applications (v. 8.0) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of computerized maintenance management systems/enterprise asset management (CMMS/EAM) in the Asset Management Evaluation Center. The Asset Management Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of CMMS/EAM software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s research questionnaire. Certification ensures that IFS has demonstrated IFS Applications' support for specific real-world business processes chosen by TEC analysts; and that TEC analysts have analytically and comparatively reviewed research questionnaire data about IFS Applications against known benchmarks.
 
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Report Contents

Company and Product Overview

With 30 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 comprises 100+ business components. Each component has a well-defined purpose and interface, allowing an organization to implement only the components of IFS Applications that it requires. IFS Applications is rich in functionality and flexible enough to accommodate many different industries and multifaceted businesses.
 
IFS is now a truly global enterprise resource planning (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, offering extensive project management and asset management functionality. Read more
 

Benchmark Results for IFS product IFS Applications (v. 8.0)  

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by IFS Applications for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 100 points.
 
The TEC Focus Indicator™ shows you which types of functionality are likely differentiators for the IFS Applications (v. 8.0) solution in the small business software space. Get the full results
 

Product Review: IFS product IFS Applications (v. 8.0)  

 
Ease of Use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on IFS product IFS Applications (v. 8.0)  

TEC's review and analysis of data on IFS Applications functionality shows that this CMMS/EAM software is solid, functionally strong, highly useable, and extendable for medium and large companies. This is particularly true for manufacturers of all types operating in many vertical industries, specifically asset-intensive and project-based business sectors. IFS Applications also has additional capabilities for asset-intensive industries that further support the entire lifecycle of an asset from cradle to grave, or asset lifecycle management (ALM). These capabilities are critical to onshore and offshore oil and gas drillers, power generation plants, defense industries including weapons systems, vehicles, and facilities, pipelines, and more. Per TEC's model of CMMS/EAM software, IFS Applications ranks as dominant in all functional areas. Read more
 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for IFS product IFS Applications (v. 8.0)  

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by IFS product IFS Applications (v. 8.0) for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.

General CMMS Functionality
Maintenance Management
Human Resources
Financials
Purchasing Management
Inventory Management
Reliability

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Featured Software Research:

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

Safe and Reliable Asset Management in Nuclear Power Plants

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This white paper presents an overview of IFS Applications for asset management of nuclear power plants, including corrective, preventive, and condition-based maintenance functionality for safe work management in a hazardous environment. Also included are asset lifecycle management tools to track changes to the assets that affect operational limits and conditions (OLCs). Read More

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