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IFS: Of Vertical Focus, and Customers’ Agility and Choice


touch dynamic drivers  Q1 2012. The first Touch Apps, which are developed specifically for smart phone deployment, are: IFS Trip Tracker - The preferred app for anyone who wants to log travel expenses as they are happening and not when they have returned to the office, IFS Notify Me - Which enables  approvals and authorizations of, for example, purchase orders/requisitions and travel expenses directly from the user’s smartphone. These first two will be followed by apps for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Time

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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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touch dynamic drivers  ITIL v3 best practices touch a wider range of enterprise roles than ever before. These roles include business managers, project managers, business partners, technical experts, and day-to-day IT operations staff such as help desk agents. Given the varying needs of the user base, companies attempting to implement ITIL best practices may be tempted to implement a wide range of best-of-breed solutions that will prove difficult to integrate. Ultimately, this approach can simply replace one problem with Read More

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touch dynamic drivers  service and the personal touch that have made the company an undisputed leader in its industry. But these traditional values have not stood in the way of innovation and efficiency. Following a failed implementation, Decorated Products needed a fresh start with a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution robust enough to support the company’s growth and its drive toward Lean initiatives. Decorated is a much leaner company than we were several years ago, Glaze says. We are continually striving Read More

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