- Business analytics
- Financial report generation
- Ease of use
- Individual user profiles that can be configured as templates to minimize data entry
- Global search
I work as a systems integrator. Our client has benefited as follows:
This product is good for certain business verticals, every product has its strengths and weakness. They are fully aware of it. Thus, they only sell in industry verticals where their solution offering is very strong. However, the product is good enough for many more industry verticals and for use as a general ERP.
Areas were I would like to see improvements:
We have used the solution since 2001.
We have not encountered any issues with stability.
We have not encountered any issues with scalability.
The technical support is generally good when you are subscribed to the Annual Maintenance and Support package. However, the global community is not good for support if you are looking for outside help.
As system integrators, we have switched companies from other products to IFS. We have also switched some companies from IFS to Oracle. Some of the reasons were:
The setup was very straightforward.
Conduct tough negotiations regarding price and services. It is better to buy implementation services from IFS than from partners. Not many partners have well qualified resources and are not formally trained on the latest product version.
We evaluated Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Epicor, and Sage.
It is better to buy implementation services from IFS than from partners.