Dan Matthews

As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at IFS, Dan Matthew's responsibilities encompass researching, formulating, and communicating the strategic direction for IFS Applications. To this end Dan leads the Research & Strategy unit within IFS, as well as manages IFS’s partnerships with Microsoft, Oracle and other players. With one foot deep in the IT industry and the other firmly grounded in dialogue with IFS’s customers across industries, Dan is in a unique position to see new trends in business technology both from the vendors and the customers’ point of view.

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of ERP

Businesses today are required to deal with technological advancements occurring at a pace never experienced before. What’s more, trends like the consumerisation of IT have lessened the CIO’s ability to regulate which technologies are used alongside the corporate network. As trends like BYOD continue to make an impact, it’s important that the IT department embraces new technologies for a number of ...

NFC: It’s Good For Business

A lot has been said about the merits of NFC for consumer applications and devices, including whether NFC or competing technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy, is where the future is going. But what about applications in business—what role could NFC play there? My view on this is that NFC has a lot of useful applications in a business context. To just mention a few: As a replacement for barcodes ...