Project Management and Consultancy

IFS Implementations, Upgrades & Consultancy

Covalent, your trusted IFS partner in the UK, helps businesses achieve the best from their IFS Applications. We offer a comprehensive suite of project consultancy services to ensure a successful IFS implementation or upgrade and ongoing optimisation of your IFS environment. Our team of certified IFS consultants has extensive experience guiding businesses through every stage of the IFS lifecycle.

IFS Implementations

We work closely with you to understand your needs and goals. We then guide you through the entire IFS implementation process, including:

Project planning and scoping: Defining clear objectives, timescales, and budgets.

Business process analysis and optimisation: Identifying ways to streamline your operations.

Data migration: Ensuring a smooth transfer of your existing data.

System configuration: Tailoring IFS to perfectly fit your workflows.

Change management: Minimising disruption and ensuring user adoption.

Testing and go-live: A seamless transition to your new IFS system.

IFS Upgrades

Upgrading your existing IFS system can deliver new features and improve performance. We provide expert guidance throughout the upgrade process, including:

Gap analysis: Identifying areas where your current system needs improvement.

Upgrade planning and resource allocation: Ensuring a smooth and efficient upgrade.

Data migration and system testing: Maintaining data integrity.

User training and change management: Helping your team adapt to the new system.

IFS Consultancy

We offer ongoing support to help you optimise the value of your IFS investment. Our consultants can assist with:

Business process optimisation: Continuously improving your workflows.

IFS reporting and analytics: Gaining valuable insights from your data.

System integrations: Connecting IFS with your other business applications.

User support: Providing ongoing training and troubleshooting assistance.

Our IFS Project Management and Consultancy Approach

Covalent’s proven approach guides your IFS project through well-defined stages, ensuring clarity, control, and successful delivery. 

Project Initiation & Scoping

• We collaborate with you to define clear project goals, scope, and success criteria.

• We establish a robust project governance structure and communication plan.

• We leverage our IFS expertise to assess your current state and identify any potential challenges.

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Project Planning

• This stage involves creating a detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) outlining project activities, timelines, and resource allocation. We will also define roles and responsibilities for the project team.

• We configure a tailored IFS solution aligned with your specific business processes.

• We develop a comprehensive test plan to ensure a smooth go-live.

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Solution Design & Architecture

• Our team of certified IFS consultants works closely with you to design the optimal IFS configuration.

• We translate your business requirements into a functional system design.

• We configure workflows, data integrations, and user interfaces for maximum efficiency.

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Development & Integration

• Our experienced developers carefully configure and customise the IFS solution.

• We integrate IFS with existing systems to ensure seamless data flow.

• We conduct thorough unit testing to verify system functionality against defined requirements.

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Testing & User Acceptance (UAT)

• We guide you through comprehensive user acceptance testing (UAT) to ensure the solution meets expectations.

• We address any identified issues and refine the system based on user feedback.

• We train your users on the new IFS system to ensure smooth adoption.

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Go-Live & Optimisation

• We carefully coordinate a successful system launch with minimal disruption. (Carefully replaces meticulously)

• We provide ongoing support to ensure a seamless transition and improve the value of your IFS solution.

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Benefits of Partnering with Covalent

Proven Expertise

Our team has a deep understanding of IFS solutions and industry best practices.

Project Management Excellence

We deliver projects on time, within budget, and meet your expectations.

Collaborative Approach

We work closely with you to ensure your needs are met.

Focus on User Adoption

We help your team get the most out of the IFS platform.

Ongoing Support

We are here to help you throughout your IFS journey.

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