Developed using open, component-based technology, IFS Applications provide extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality, including customer relationship management (CRM); supply chain management (SCM); product lifecycle management (PLM); corporate performance management (CPM); enterprise asset management (EAM); and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities. IFS Applications' service-oriented architecture (SOA) is designed to help companies collaborate with partners, suppliers, and customers. IFS Applications are a comprehensive business system for mid-sized and large organizations. IFS focuses on agile businesses where any of the following four processes are strategic:
service and asset management
In addition to the processes that are supported by all business systems, such as finances, inventories, traditional manufacturing, and customer management, IFS Applications support the entire lifecycle of products from construction to maintenance and aftermarket services.