Featured coverage of our CEO, Darren Roos

RT Insights

RTInsights.com - Servitization Takes Customer Experience to a New Level

Servitization helps companies better serve customers who need proactive or predictive maintenance and helps ensure greater business resiliency. Joe McKendrick interviewed Darren Roos on this topic.

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Deal Architect

DealArchitect - New Normal: A conversation with Darren Roos of IFS

Vinnie Mirchandani interviews Darren Roos on disruptive trends and economics in technology.

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Nasdaq.com - #TradeTalks: Digital Transformation Investments in 2020 and How Culture Can Drive It

IFS CEO Darren Roos joins Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq #TradeTalks to discuss digital transformation investment in 2020 and beyond and how culture can drive part of that strategy.

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ComputerWeekly.com - IFS CEO Darren Roos: Customer investment in cloud and digital has held up during Covid

Business applications supplier’s chief executive tells Computer Weekly that business has been surprisingly good during the coronavirus crisis.

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Computable.nl - Democratization of the ERP world

Darren Roos (CEO): 'We are an attractive alternative to the well-known ERP parties'

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Diginomica — Oracle and IFS doing well because of pandemic opportunity for customers

Oracle and IFS are not direct competitors but they are both seeing remarkably similar behaviors in the ERP market. What gives?

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Insights Success: Darren Roos: A Passion-Driven Leader with Exemplary Results

Every organization needs a visionary leader that understands their market and inspires innovation. Insights Success profiled Darren Roos, the Chief Executive Officer of IFS, a driven personality obsessed with adding value to his clients.

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CIO.com — IFS CEO Darren Roos: "Resilience of customers and employees makes the difference during a crisis."

Every market responds differently to a crisis as it has come upon us because of the corona virus. CIO.com spoke to IFS CEO Darren Roos about how IFS got through that company and its customers over the past few months.

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FastCompany — Why vulnerability will be a key trait for leaders post-COVID-19

By its very definition, vulnerability seems incompatible with leadership. When it’s genuine, showing vulnerability can foster a magnificent mélange of respect, admiration, empathy, and loyalty. Leaders are understandably concerned about demonstrating vulnerability. Does the C-suite collectively get out of their comfort zone and reveal more of their true selves?

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IDG Connect

IDG Connect — C-suite career advice: Darren Roos, IFS

As a technology leader who has spent nearly 20 years building global software businesses, Roos' proven track record and ability to deliver results has earned him a reputation as a customer advocate, industry thought leader and Cloud expert.

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Diginomica — MindFuel - a place for industry wide collaboration - a conversation with Darren Roos, IFS CEO

We are deep into the 2020 Spring virtual events season and so far the experience has been highly variable. Some have been good, none have been spectacular, the majority have been so-so. IFS wants to set a different tone with events - Darren Roos, CEO IFS explains why.

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Technology Evaluation Centers — IFS CEO on Navigating the Turbulent COVID-19 Waters

IFS CEO, Darren Roos, talks openly to Technology Evaluation Centers about how the company is adapting its practices and processes to the new normal. And looking for new ways to leverage digital technology during these difficult days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Diginomica — Boosting time to value from enterprise apps - how do you differentiate?

Buying out-of-the-box software gets you started faster, but can you still differentiate? Choose well and you can gain a two-year advantage, writes IFS CEO Darren Roos.

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Business Chief

Business Chief — How Technology Can Fuel Growth in Africa

Darren Roos, CEO of IFS, discusses with Business Chief, how technology can fuel growth within the African region.

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Tech Target Solid Growth

Tech Target — Solid growth helps IFS ERP take aim at top-tier vendors

Solid growth for 2019 may help IFS take on SAP and other top-tier ERP vendors, but it faces the same problems in moving customers to innovative cloud-based systems. Darren Roos explains how IFS delivers value quicker to its customers.

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CEO Today

CEO Today — Global Awards 2020

A profile of Darren Roos in CEO Today. Darren was named UK finalist for the 2020 CTO Today Global Awards.

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Solution Numeriques

Solutions Numeriques — Quelles tendances ERP pour les années 2020

What ERP trends can we expect in the coming years? It's no secret for any tech expert: 2020 will benefit from Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), open APIs and Cloud. Digital Solutions asked Darren Roos, CEO of IFS, to share his views on the future with Solutions Numeriques. 

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Brianstorm Mag

Brainstorm Magazine — Up for the challenges

In this C-suite article on Brainstorm Mag, Darren Roos shares how he’s engineered growth that outstrips its rivals threefold since he joined IFS. Now he’s concentrating on building IFS into a titan of the ERP industry.

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Diginomica — SAP customers should know they have a choice

Do you stay with your current ERP vendor for your next big upgrade or is it time to make a switch? IFS CEO Darren Roos explains in an interview with Diginomica that wants companies to know that they have a choice.

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Journal du Net

Journal du Net — Acquérir un esprit orienté IA pour générer de la valeur en 2020

Il ne faut pas se contenter d’observer la technologie en elle-même mais plutôt se concentrer sur le potentiel que l’on veut libérer dans l’entreprise et parmi les équipes.

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TechTarget — The 5 most-critical ERP trends for 2020 and beyond

The cloud is the seedbed of the new technologies affecting ERP, including AI and IoT. It could soon lead to autonomous software that takes over many everyday business processes. TechTarget took a look at five of those forces and how they could affect the future of ERP.

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Diginomica — Roos makes challenger pitch as Astea buy extends FSM reach

At its annual IFS World Conference in Boston, IFS positions itself on the side of challenger companies as it announces an FSM acquisition. Phil Wainewright from Diginomica talked to Darren Roos on why IFS isn't in the top tier of enterprise application vendors and why he thinks that is a strength.

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L’Informaticien — Will 2020 be a good year for IFS?

IFS has shown excellent results in 2019. The company is focused and very ambitious. Darren Roos, IFS's CEO explains how IFS is able to compete with the big players. And the big question is, will 2020 also be a successful year for IFS?

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CNBC Africa

CNBC — Tracking the latest digitalisation & technology trends in Africa

With the digitalisation and technology landscape growing in the continent, how can international technology companies establish themselves in sub-Saharan Africa? CNBC Africa is joined by the Global CEO of IFS, Darren Roos to discuss this further.

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Nasdaq — Acquire an AI mindset to drive value in 2020

The technology gains of the past decade have been tremendous, with this era being dubbed the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Darren Roos, CEO at IFS, has written an article for Nasdaq to emphasize that new innovations fundamentally changing the way we live, work and engage with one another in society. 

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IDG Connect

IDG Connect — The end of an era

IDG Connect interviewed IFS CEO, Darren Roos, to discover why thinks the time is right for ERP disruption. Roos is seeing disruption mainly in the second and third tier of customers, what he refers to as the challengers, a bracket in which he is more than happy to place IFS also.

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The Cube

ITProPortal — Why 2019 is the year of the supply chain

Supply chain disruption can come in many forms. Brexit, trade disputes, natural disasters – the number of potential scenarios is vast, and the risk of negative impact on a company’s stability is high. But what other disruption is on the horizon, and how can businesses prepare to manage it? Read the article on ITProPortal, written by Darren Roos. 

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The Cube

theCUBE at IFS World Conference 2019

Check out the on-demand recordings from the CUBE, hosted at the IFS World Conference 2019 in Boston. 

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TechHQ interview — How to be a challenger, then a market-leader

Adrian Bridgewater interviewed Darren Roos about the challenger brand position IFS has and what needs to be done to realize the company's full market potential.

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ITweb — Small, but feisty IFS takes aim at large rivals

Lesley Stone writes about IFS's feisty attitude at the IFS World Conference in Boston and how the company has been reshaped to become the easier, quicker and more customer-friendly choice for ERP installations.

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IT Knowledge Exchange

IT Knowledge Exchange — IFS success services tackle challenge of software ‘outcomes’

Adrian Bridgwater explains on IT Knowlegde Exchange how IFS stays current by constantly evolving its portfolio, suite and wider stack of software and services.

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Computer Business Review — Five Questions with IFS CEO, Darren Roos

Every Monday morning we fire five questions at a leading C-suite figure in the business technology sector. Today we’re pleased to be joined by Darren Roos, the CEO of enterprise software vendor IFS.

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Computerworld interview — The competition serves the shareholders, IFS serves the customers

All companies have to digitize their business processes, which is why the market for business software is hotly contested. IFS is well positioned, says CEO Darren Roos in an interview. (In German)

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ComputerWeekly.com — IFS World 2019: keynote notes, quotes & anecdotes

The Computer Weekly Developer Network team attended IFS World 2019 in Boston where IFS's CEO, Darren Roos spoke openly about how much he had been charged by industry analysts to be more customer-focused.

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CNBC interview — IFS CEO: Firms needing to find more innovative ways of doing things

Darren Roos discusses the importance for businesses to be tech savvy and secure their data.

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Nasdaq TV — TradeTalks: Software Sales as an Indicator for Growth

Darren Roos, CEO of IFS, joins Jill Malandrino, Global Markets Reporter, at the Nasdaq MarketSite.

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Studies in Selling — One on One with Darren Roos

Adam Mendler talks to Darren Roos, the CEO of IFS, about his best sales advice.

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League of Extraordinary CEOs — Passionate About Making a Difference Through Exemplary Leadership

Successful organizations are shaped by the visionary leadership of the CEO. Great executives do this by building strong businesses that analyze and effectively execute.

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CIO Dive

CIO Dive — ERP 101: Choosing the right solution for the business

Jen A. Miller interviews Darren Roos for CIO Dive about the importance of setting goals before companies start an ERP project.

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Business Reporter — Robotics & Automation

Business Reporter interviewed Darren Roos on how macroeconomic uncertainty can be challenged with the right software.

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