IBS, a conservative Swedish enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, seems to be making right moves to remain the leader within its selected segments. However, the road to becoming uniformly globally recognized player will not be smooth.
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measures to focus on SCM solutions for certain vertical markets. Conversely, IBS Public Services , acquired by IBS in 1991, has focused on public sector software and services, mainly for management of social housing, collection of local taxes and payment of benefits. During 2004, the company had a turnover of 24 million euro, amounting to some 9 percent of the IBS Group 's total turnover. IBS Public Services operated solely in the UK, with hardly any international synergies with IBS'