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Thought Leadership: 50 IFS Organisations take part in a global survey on APPS 8

Posted on December 8, 2014

 

50 IFS customers from around the world took part in AMEL’s independent APPS 8 upgrade research, presented here in an infographic format

75% of IFS upgrades go live on time:

  • 21% felt that they could upgrade within 4 months
  • 29% felt they could upgrade within 5-8 months
  • 14% felt they could upgrade within 9-12 months
  • 36% felt they could upgrade within 12 months or more

Out of the 50 IFS customers:

  • 21% have upgraded
  • 21% are mid upgrade
  • 46% have not yet upgraded

Out of those who have not yet upgraded:

  • 39% plan to in 2015
  • 16% plan to in 2016
  • 14% plan to in 2017
  • 27% do not plan to upgrade – 100% of these companies said they had concerns over the vendor not supporting them

Lessons learnt:

  • 75% said to engage key users early
  • 58% said to work closely with the vendor
  • 58% also said to gain senior sponsorship from day one

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