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Peter Cefai, President & Head of Strategic Alliance and Consulting, explains IBS’ approach to partnership to solve customer problems
Can we take a partner's solution and our solution and combine them into something that is much more differentiated, gives customer a much better return on investment, and gives them a business case that means they have a much more solid chance of getting the investment...
Exploration and production in the Oil and Gas, Metals and Mining industries is moving into ever more remote and challenging environments and this makes the effective planning, tracking and compliance management of people and their movements increasingly important to ensure safety and security. Add to this the growing competition for a limited pool of qualified and experienced logistics managers and the demand to mobilise resources quickly and efficiently and this makes "People Logistics" a key enabler for successful operations. In response to these challenges, as of July 2013, IBS and Accenture have entered into a strategic alliance focussing on People Logistics Management for the global Oil and Gas, Metals and Mining sector. The alliance brings together IBS’s market leading logistics management solution, iLogistics, with Accenture’s world class consulting, technology and outsourcing capabilities, enabling the delivery of more comprehensive and innovative solutions to this challenging market.
iFlight Crew & iFlight Operations and Navtech's crew planning products together provide North American airlines with planning and day-of-operations tools. Navtech is a provider of robust systems, designed and implemented for North American airlines. The combined IBS - Navtech offering ensures that each airline receives a fully-functional system that is customized to meet its fleet scheduling and crew management requirements
As a member of IBM-certified Independent Software Vendors focussed on the Travel and Transportation industry, IBS and IBM jointly promote their products and services to the market. It allows both companies to offer a best in class combination of IBS’s market-leading solutions and IBM’s industry–leading technology and services. The agreement builds on a history of close cooperation between the two companies.
IBS is a partner of CTI, an organisation which provides optimisation software allowing businesses to improve customer service and reduce operating costs. IBS uses CTI components within iFlight Operations and iFlight Crew.
UK based Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) is the world leader in road transport research, consultancy, software development and implementation.
IBS partners with TRL in developing world class solutions based on global practices which will addresses issues like road management, vehicle safety, traffic administration and environmental assessment.
The Oracle Gold Partner status is a recognition of IBS’ competency in development, consulting and supporting the clients with robust Oracle technologies and products. The Oracle partnership brings added benefits to customers.
IBS is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with capabilities in Custom Development Solutions and Data Management Solutions. IBS has also achieved the Small Business Specialist Community Competency. IBS has demonstrated its expertise with Microsoft technologies to meet customer needs.
IBS is a HP AllianceONE Program member. The Alliance One program offers development resources, including the HP Cloud Operating Environment (CLOE) and the AllianceONE Technology Access Program provides a dedicated environment to develop or qualify IBS’ applications on HP platforms.
As an Intel® Software Premier Elite Partner, IBS has the access to a portfolio of resources and tools that help in developing applications for Intel platforms and technologies.
AACO (Arab Air Carriers' Organization) is the regional association of the Arab airlines. The AACO interacts with the regulatory bodies to support and protect the interests of the Arab airlines and initiates joint projects between member airlines with the objective of reducing their costs, increasing their revenues and embracing best practices. Being a member of AACO enables IBS to offer differentiated services based on the shared knowledge of its member organizations.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. With 50+ Cruise Line Members and 340+ Executive Partner Members & 10000+ Travel Agencies, CLIA promotes the successful operation of cruising, ship development, suppliers & business services all aimed to improving the cruising experience. As CLIA’s Diamond Partner, IBS benefits from the latest industry reports and insights from CLIA Technical & Regulatory Experts that help in shaping IBS’ next-gen products for the travel & cruise industry.
TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association) is a world-wide, not-for-profit trade association and has members from all major segments of the air cargo and logistics industry including airlines, forwarders, airports, ground handlers, road carriers and customs brokers. TIACA engages in activities that are geared to improve industry cooperation, promote innovation, share knowledge and enhance quality & efficiency. As a member of TIACA, IBS keeps abreast of the latest trends, industry resources and information in the global air cargo industry and evolves itself to the changing needs of customers.
As member of the OpenTravel IBS will be an active participant in developing travel industry e-business specifications to support information exchange among all segments of the travel industry. Membership in the OpenTravel gives IBS the opportunity to share information, network with business and technology leaders across the travel industry, and participate in the OpenTravel workgroups and sub-committees dedicated to the Airline, Cruise, Rail, Travel Integration and Hospitality industries.
Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) is a global association focused on identifying distribution opportunities and providing solutions for the hotel industry and its distribution community. Membership with HEDNA helps IBS participate in the Standards Committee and the Distribution Management Committee. The Standards Committee influences organizations on the development and adoption of approved standards and industry best business practices that promote increased electronic distribution of and for hotels. The Distribution Management Committee works to address and enhance technical, marketing and standards issues relevant to hotel distribution via the internet.
NASSCOM® (National Association of Software and Services Companies) is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPO industries in India. Its membership base constitutes over 95% of the industry revenues in India. NASSCOM facilitates business and trade in software and services and encourages advancement of research in software technology. In India and around the world, NASSCOM members like IBS are active participants in the new global economy and are reputed for their innovative business practices, social initiatives and thrust in foraying into new emerging opportunity areas.
DSCI (Data Security Council of India) is a not-for-profit company that develops best practices for Data Security and Data Privacy under its SRO Framework. DSCI works to enhance the perception about trustworthiness of Indian Service Providers as conforming to security and privacy practices as per international standards. Through the Cyber Security Awareness Initiatives, DSCI reaches out to a broad audience that includes academia, schools, colleges, law enforcement agencies, Judiciary, Banks and Financial Institutions, Insurance companies and Telecom operators to provide awareness and training on data security.
ATA e-Business Program is the platform for global commercial aviation industry to collaborate and create standards for information exchange to support engineering, maintenance, material management and flight operations. Members include airlines, aerospace manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, repair agencies, software providers and consultants. Through this membership, IBS keeps abreast of the industry trends, technological advancements & e-business initiatives to ensure that the MRO IT solution evolves constantly to meet the growing expectations of the industry.
As a Strategic Partner of IATA, IBS benefits from timely access to important developments being pioneered by IATA and its members in certain strategic areas for improving aviation practices and technology. The sharing of ideas and insights obtained are used to enhance operational efficiencies and business process innovation amongst the customers IBS serves.