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:
White paper: Planning for change
Being in the right place at the right time is a vital business skill. How can you do that in a world where future is constantly changing? Responsiveness to unfolding events becomes key. Long-lived investments in enterprise software must deliver this responsiveness. This white paper reveals five responsiveness challenges for enterprise software investments.
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 FinancialsConsolidationBudget ManagementCash FlowProject FinanceeInvoiceAccounts PayableAccounts ReceivableFixed AssetsGeneral LedgerIFS Financials™
IFS Human ResourcesEmployee Self-ServiceHealth & SafetyPayroll AdministrationTime & AttendanceExpense ManagementTraining ManagementEmployee DevelopmentRecruitmentEmployee ManagementIFS Human Resources™
IFS EngineeringProject DeliveryCommissioningCompatible UnitsAsset DesignEngineering Change ManagementPDM ConfigurationIFS Engineering™
IFS ProjectsProject ReportingRisk ManagementProject Budgeting & ForecastingPlanning & 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 ReplenishmentDistributionCustomer OrdersProcurementRental ManagementWarehousingIFS Supply Chain™
IFS Sales and ServiceWhat-If Scenario ExplorerComponent RepairMappingCall & Case ManagementDynamic SchedulingField ServiceService Contract ManagementSales ConfiguratorWeb StoreCRMIFS Sales & Service™
IFS MaintenanceOverall Equipment EffectivenessB2B ContractingComplex MROVehicle Information ManagementPreventive MaintenanceScheduling & ResourcingWork OrderLinear AssetsEquipmentIFS Maintenance™
IFS Business EnablersCollaborative SolutionsRole-Based PortalsMobile Solutions & AppsIntegration & Data ManagementEvent ManagementIFS Business Enablers™
Cross Functional ComponentsAccounting RulesSustainability ManagementLifecycle ManagementDocument ManagementBusiness IntelligenceQuality ManagementProcess ModelsConfiguration & Extensibility
Our financial components give you a comprehensive view of your business from a variety of perspectives. When you spot a trend worth investigating, you can scrutinize the appropriate financial transactions 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 you time and money by helping you manage your company’s most valuable resources cost-effectively. You get fast, accurate analysis that meets all your company’s key needs for personnel development. You also get the essential processes for workforce management and successful strategic human capital management.
Our engineering components make it easier for you to specify and configure design elements, products, assemblies and facilities. They ensure quality by streamlining your administration of all related documentation, including revisions. Everyone in your organization gets the information they need, enabling access to continuously updated data for technical, administrative, and financial decisions. Integration between purchasing, engineering, and manufacturing processes gives you a true cross-company picture.
IFS Projects™ makes it easier for you 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, EPCI and R&D organizations.
Our manufacturing components support all phases of the manufacturing process for all your employees, making it easier to plan, execute, control, and analyze many types of manufacturing. This powerful, multifaceted solution offers a simple, highly automated flow for handling repetitive tasks with advanced management-by-exception functionality to trap and action exceptions. It also supports lean principles and mixed-mode manufacturing, where different types of processing coexist in the same manufacturing environment.
IFS Supply Chain
Our supply chain components, together with manufacturing, form the basis for 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 realtime communication throughout the order-to-delivery chain.
IFS Sales & Service
Our sales and service components provide business processes vital to your customer relationship management (CRM). They manage your 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 you to focus on where you can add value to your customer through product, service, and support.
Part of a complete enterprise asset management (EAM) system, our asset components enable 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 asset 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, mobile and social technologies. You can give employees, customers, suppliers, and other partners personalized, accurate, real-time information through easy-to-use role-based portals, event streams, and built-for-purpose mobile solutions. IFS’ business enabler components also allow you to integrate with internal and external systems through web services while ensuring security, performance, and scalability.
Our cross-functional components provide you with a set of powerful tools that streamline, simplify, and handle critical processes found within most industries and businesses. These processes include business intelligence, sustainability management, supply chain management, process modeling, and document, quality and lifecycle management.