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IBS Australia launches new article series on Optimal ERP Performance, as lead up to 2008 Gartner Symposium ITxPo


IBS Australia is sponsoring the upcoming Gartner Symposium ITxpo, held from 11-14th November at the Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre, and will present at one of the Solution Provider Sessions. As a lead up to the event, IBS has launched a new article series titled, “5 Keys For Maximising Your ROI Through Optimal ERP Performance”.

Rajiv Parrab, Area President for IBS Asia Pacific, explains why IBS has chosen to sponsor the 2008 Gartner Symposium ITxpo:

“Gartner provides leading research, insights, and advice on IT strategies to enterprises and organsiations. By participating in the Gartner Symposium ITxpo, IBS looks to share as well as enhance our 30 years of experience in developing ERP solutions for wholesalers and distributors, which have ensured our solutions are aligned with customers’ business requirements and strategies. IBS has helped customers to experience real benefits and value from their ERP system and can offer valuable insights from these case studies.”

In line with the theme of the 2008 Gartner Symposium, “IT in the Business. The Business of IT”, the article series focuses on building the business case for an ERP replacement strategy, tips for selecting an ERP solution and technology partner, best practices for implementations, maximising business benefits and ROI from an ERP investment and aligning IT with business requirements & strategy.

A software ERP directive “5 Keys for Maximising Your ROI Through Optimal ERP Performance” is a 5-part series based on a review and compilation of research reports and practical experiences of ERP consultants. The 5 articles in the series are:

Key No.1 - Charting The Course Of Success For Your Technology Investment

Key No.2 - Managing The Total Cost Of Ownership – What You Need To Know

Key No.3 - 7 Essential Criteria For Selecting Your ERP Solution & Technology Partner

Key No.4 - ERP Implementations: Critical Failure Factors, Classic Mistakes And Best Practices

Key No.5 - Maximising The Business Benefits And Return On Your IT Investments

The first article and registration for the entire series is available at

The series is a lead-up to IBS Australia’s Solution Provider Session at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo, where Peter Clarke, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for IBS Asia Pacific, will present from 2.15-3.00pm on Thursday, 13th November.

Peter Clarke, CTO for IBS Asia Pacific, says:
“IBS is a major international ERP software provider that develops fully dedicated solutions for industries such as the electrical products, pharmaceutical, publishing and automotive, among others. The vertical development strategy IBS has adopted has not only led to specialist industry expertise, but also cross-verticalisation, where the benefits of ERP functionality experienced by one industry in their business processes has influenced the development of solutions for other industries. Hence, this strategy has benefited our customers across various industries and helped them to maximise the ROI achieved from their technology investment.”

For further information, please contact:
Fiona Chong, Marketing Specialist
Phone: +61 2 8875 9051

IBS in brief
With over 30 years of supply chain expertise, IBS is a leading provider of complete ERP solutions. IBS focuses on mid-sized and large distribution companies, as well as sales and manufacturing subsidiaries of international groups, mainly within industries such as automotive, electrical, food, industrial supplies, paper, pharmaceutical, publishing and wholesale distribution. More than 5,000 customers across some 40 countries use IBS software to gain fast and measurable returns on IT investments.

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