After having announced the launch of a number of cloud mobile apps, and in keeping with the mobility theme, IFS announced the new IFS Touch Apps Partner Program at the IFS World Conference 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The program, which is aimed at delivering new smartphone apps to IFS customers, will officially launch on November 15, 2012, and five partners have already signed on.
supplier reports using e-mail, fax, and electronic data interchange (EDI). IFS' intent isn't necessarily to build thousands of apps via partners. Rather, it will try to moderate the content so as to ensure it meets suitable purposes and customer demand, and to avoid possible conflicts, duplicate work, and cannibalization amongst the partners. TEC article (July 2012): Bite-sized Apps—A New Trend in Enterprise Software TEC blog post (Oct 2011): IFS: Of Vertical Focus, and Customers’ Agility and