Compare IFS Applications vs. SAP ERP

IFS Applications is ranked 6th in ERP with 1 review while SAP ERP is ranked 2nd in ERP with 9 reviews. IFS Applications is rated 10.0, while SAP ERP is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of IFS Applications writes "Realized benefits in reporting and overall communication after consolidating our sites". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP ERP writes "Significantly reduces the time required to produce our financial reports". IFS Applications is most compared with SAP ERP, IBM Maximo and Microsoft Dynamics AX, whereas SAP ERP is most compared with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, IFS Applications and Oracle E-Business Suite.
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Pros
The main reason for the ERP project was to bring together our fourteen sites, which had until then worked in separate silos.

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SAP has provided a much more integrated platform for managing our manufacturing business.It provides one overview of the capacity planning.It integrates everything into one process.Finance view across functions is valuable.It automates transactional processes.The power of ABAP Development Tools is the main valuable feature in the SAP ECC system. Every couple of years SAP upgrades ABAP technology significantly, which facilitates developers' work.It gives us full control over each change, to the level of the individual field in a master record, including certificates.MDG provides a central location for governance of the creation/updating processes of master data. It allows you to change several fields in the same object. For example, we can change a field on the purchasing view and change another field on an accounting view to the same material at the same time.

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Cons
The CRM was shaky and although this improves in Apps 10, there is room for improvement.

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This solution could be made more user-friendly for development teams.It needs to incorporate the new features from the SAP S/4HANA release, such as, utilizing data processes, which is quite nice.SAP is not making a big effort to make it easy to integrate solutions from other vendors. It's not easy at all... Integration is what they can do better.There will always be something within our business that it won't fit.Poor ergonomics.Although you can use SAP as a Warehouse Management System, and you don’t need any other program for that purpose, it is not enough as a Transportation Management System. You need another program which is integrated with SAP.The power of ABAP Development Tools is the main valuable feature in the SAP ECC system. Every couple of years SAP upgrades ABAP technology significantly, which facilitates developers' work.The UI could use improvement.

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SAP ECC is not cheap but I consider it the best system for managing an organization's data and processes.

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Ranking
6th
out of 58 in ERP
Views
4,487
Comparisons
3,284
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
801
Avg. Rating
10.0
2nd
out of 58 in ERP
Views
15,104
Comparisons
13,566
Reviews
9
Average Words per Review
265
Avg. Rating
7.8
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Overview

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 3,500 employees supports more than 10,000 customers worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit: IFSworld.com

SAP ERP addresses the core business software requirements of midsize and large organizations in all industries and sectors. SAP ERP includes four individual solutions that support key areas of enterprise resource planning: human capital management, financials, operations, corporate services.
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Sample Customers
Saab Aerospace, Teledyne Technologies, Gables Engineering, Chief Industries, Linamar, Valmont, Hecla Mining, CDF Corporation, Shawcor Ltd, Richardson International, Rowan CompaniesB&G Manufacturing, Unilever, Life is good Inc., Joy Global Inc., City of Cape Town, Bhopal Municipal, Corporation (BMC), adidas Group, Butcher & Packer Supply Company, Franklin Valve L.P., Evoshield, Prime Meats, a Norsan Group company, EMC Corporation, Varian Medical Systems Inc., FC Bayern Mªnchen AG, AkzoNobel Chemicals B.V., T¾V Rheinland, Pacific Drilling S.A., Fire & Rescue New South Wales, University of Amsterdam, Pa_alon S.A.
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Manufacturing Company27%
Energy/Utilities Company18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Engineering Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm16%
Software R&D Company10%
Construction Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
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