GED, Inc. Chooses IFS Software to Enhance Strategic Decision Making

IFS announced that GED, Inc., which manufactures automated glass processing equipment for the flat glass and insulating glass (IG) industries, has signed a contract to purchase IFS business software, including IFS' web-based performance-measurement application.

Since November 2001, the Twinsburg, Ohio-based company has been using IFS' core manufacturing, distribution, and financial applications.The addition of the business-performance software provides GED's management with instant access to key business performance measurements.

"With IFS Business Performance, we now have a single performance-measurement application that integrates seamlessly with our existing IFS system and the other data sources we use," said Gene Jarjabka, GED's Information Technology Manager. "For the first time, we can define our key performance measurements and then capture the information so that it can be presented and used by everyone in the organization."

"IFS Business Performance is a web-based digital dashboard that gives management immediate, meaningful performance feedback in an easy-to-read format," said IFS North America president Mike Nordin. "This information can be used to control costs, spot potential problems, and identify new business opportunities -- the possibilities are endless."

600450 GED, Inc. Chooses IFS Software to Enhance Strategic Decision Making
Date: 15 May 2003

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