IFS APPLICATIONS – THE PROVEN PATH TO ENTERPRISE AGILITY
IFS Applications is a single, integrated application suite that enables global and demanding businesses to successfully handle four core processes:
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IFS Applications includes financials, human resources, quality management, document management, customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence, sustainability management and other core functionality to facilitate full life cycle management of products, assets, customers, projects and more. Explore our product with this interactive graphic:
IFS FinancialsCash FlowFixed AssetsAccounts ReceivableeInvoiceAccounts PayableConsolidated AccountsBudget ManagementProject FinanceGeneral LedgerIFS Financials
IFS Human ResourcesEmployee Self-ServiceHealth & SafetyPayroll AdministrationTime & AttendanceExpence ManagementTraining ManagementEmployee DevelopmentRecruitmentEmployee AdminstrationIFS Human Resources
IFS EngineeringProject DeliveryCommissioningAsset DesignEngineering Change ManagementPDM ConfigurationIFS Engineering
IFS ProjectsProject ReportingRisk ManagementProject BudgetingPlanning & SchedulingProject ManagementSub-Contract ManagementSales Contract ManagementIFS Projects
IFS ManufacturingEngineer to OrderConfigure / Make / Assemble to OrderMake to ProjectBatch ManufacturingRepetitive ManufacturingComponent MROShop OrderConstraint-Based SchedulingShop Floor ReportingCostingIFS Manufacturing
IFS Supply ChainDemand ForecastingMulti-Site PlanningInventory ReplenishmentDistributionCustom OrdersProcurementWarehouseIFS Supply Chain
IFS Sales and ServiceComponent RepairMappingCall CenterDynamic SchedulingField ServiceService Contract ManagementSales ConfiguratorWeb StoreCRMIFS Sales and Service
IFS MaintenanceOverall Equipment EffectivenessB2B ContractingComplex MROVehicle Information ManagementProcess Automation IntegrationPreventive MaintenanceScheduling & ResourcingWork OrderEquipmentIFS Maintenance
IFS Business EnablersCollaborative SolutionsPersonal PortalMobile SolutionsSystem Integration & Web ServicesEvent ManagementIFS Business Enablers
Cross Functional ComponentsAccounting RulesSustainability ManagementLifecycle ManagementDocument ManagementBusiness IntelligenceQuality ManagementCase ManagementProcess Models
IFS’ financial components give you a comprehensive view of your business from a variety of perspectives. When you spot a trend worth investigating, you can drill in to the appropriate financial transactions and scrutinize them in detail. These components enhance control at all levels of the organization and support regulatory needs around the world.
IFS Human Resources
Our human resources components save time and money by helping you manage your company’s most valuable resources cost-effectively. These components provide fast, accurate analysis, meeting all your company’s key needs for personnel development. They provide essential processes for workforce management and successful strategic human capital management.
Our engineering components make it easier to specify and configure design elements, products, assemblies and facilities. The components ensure quality by streamlining the administration of all related documentation, including revisions. Everyone in the organization gets the information they need, providing continuously updated data for technical, administrative, and financial decisions. Integration between purchasing, engineering, and manufacturing processes enables a true cross-company picture.
Our project components, together with the other IFS components, provide a completely integrated set of tools to manage the complete project lifecycle. Fully integrated with other IFS components such as financials, procurement, inventory, customer orders, manufacturing, engineering, human resources, document management, and asset and service management, the solution is used by many types of businesses who use project principles to manage their business, including project-based manufacturing, engineering, construction, contracting and infrastructure, and R&D organizations.
Our manufacturing components combine a simple, highly automated flow for taking care of repetitive tasks with advanced management-by-exception functionality to trap and action exceptions. This powerful, multifaceted solution supports planning, execution, control, and analysis in many types of manufacturing, in all phases of the manufacturing process, and for all your employees. It also supports lean principles as well as mixed-mode manufacturing, where different types of processing coexist in the same manufacturing environment system.
IFS Supply Chain
Our distribution components, together with manufacturing, form the basis of your supply chain management solution. These components offer the simplicity you need to better visualize product flows and use the system efficiently, and you can easily adapt to different distribution models and working methods. They give you the agility you need to grow and support change throughout your enterprise and let you take advantage of real-time communication throughout the order-to-delivery chain.
IFS Sales & Service
Our sales and service components provide business processes vital to customer relationship management (CRM). They manage the customer interaction chain from the sales lead, through the sales cycle, to the ongoing support and service of the customer. Our sales and service concept allows a business to focus on where it adds value to the customer through product, service, and suppor.
Our maintenance components are part of a complete enterprise asset management (EAM) system that enables you to anticipate and adapt to the rapidly changing demands of the world around you. Easy to work with and access, the solution contains the comprehensiveness and depth of functionality that you need for day-to-day maintenance requirements as well as continuous development and improvement.
IFS Business Enablers
Our business enabler components let you create and enhance relationships, taking advantage of the latest web-based technologies. You can give employees, customers, suppliers, and other partners personalized, accurate, real-time information through easy-to-use role-based portals and built-for-purpose mobile solutions. IFS’ business enabler components also provide integration with internal and external systems through web services while ensuring security, performance, and scalability.
Cross Functional Components
Our cross-functional components are a set of powerful tools designed for streamlining, simplifying, and handling critical processes found within most industries and businesses.