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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

IFS Applications

Order to cash processes and scenario are implemented natively in IFS. An HR module exists for career management also (objectives, comportments, training, mobility) but may be improved in terms of workflow validation (e.g. training to validate by a manager) or reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NexusPayables

NexusPayables is well suited for your invoice tracking and payments, especially for medium to large businesses. I would not recommend for smaller companies because I don't see the value for them. Once trained, the system is useful. However, the user interface is confusing without proper training and is not user-friendly. I highly suggest businesses invest in a specific set of people to be trained so that they can teach others to use the program.
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Customization

IFS Applications
8.5
NexusPayables
API for custom integration
IFS Applications
9.0
NexusPayables
Plug-ins
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables

Security

IFS Applications
8.5
NexusPayables
Single sign-on capability
IFS Applications
9.0
NexusPayables
Role-based user permissions
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables

Reporting & Analytics

IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Dashboards
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Standard reports
IFS Applications
9.0
NexusPayables
Custom reports
IFS Applications
7.0
NexusPayables

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

IFS Applications
7.4
NexusPayables
Accounts payable
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Accounts receivable
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables

Inventory Management

IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Inventory tracking
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Automatic reordering
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Location management
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Manufacturing module
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables

Order Management

IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Pricing
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Order entry
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Credit card processing
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables
Cost of goods sold
IFS Applications
8.0
NexusPayables

Pros

IFS Applications

  • Interfaces of IFS are very powerful and varied, making it easier to integrate the tool in your Information System. Based on standard connectors like IFS connect, you can potentially exploit formatted mail flows to avoid or reduce manual work and automate your processes (e.g. auto creation of sales contracts based on a quote), with security mechanisms inside the tool to check consistency and formatting of data before storing it in your database. Other interfaces use standard PL/SQL packages and allow you, based on web services for example, to interact with an external CRM such as Salesforce, with standard PL/SQL API packages to call web services.
  • Reporting is easy with IFS and can be done in many ways : it can be either use the embedded Excel export feature. Secondly you can make use of Business Analytics feature to build complex states and feed dedicated views nightly in order not to impact your production environment while compiling and executing complex SQL statements. Thirdly, your users can make use of quick reports with a set of built-in tools, which are easy to use and learn, with no IT specialist needed, in order to be operational in an effective manner.
  • IFS is based on your organization matrix to efficiently ensure the correct access to the tool, which can be done via menus etc. You can easily adapt or fine tune permissions to work at high level or on very detailed level, and control rights access management depending on your organization matrix role.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NexusPayables

  • Invoice Tracking
  • Invoice review
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

IFS Applications

  • The speed of bug fixes should be improved by the IFS after sales teams. We saw the difference of responsiveness prior to Go Live and after Go Live, with a change of teams. IFS France is working on that point, and strategically wants to innovate by acting now with two other third-party companies in early 2017, to improve the after sales experience for customers.
  • There is no license model between the full licenses, which gives access to all IFS features, and the light licenses, to get access to a specific module like expense sheet. As a consequence, you must acquire a full access license for one team working only with a dedicated module (e.g. general ledger). Maybe an intermediate type license would be welcome to balance the budget. IFS tries to make prices competitive but you have to consider full upgrades of the product too, where requiring full licenses can be hard on the budget.
  • When you have an Active Directory ecosystem with a trust relationship, users from domain B can't natively access IFS, even if AD sync is in place with domain A. It's important to improve that functionality because many companies have a merge and acquisition context, with SOX constraints sometimes, and avoiding maintaining contacts or local accounts simplifies SOX compliance, or to management of accounts within the company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NexusPayables

  • Not very user-friendly
  • Not intuitive
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

IFS Applications

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

NexusPayables

NexusPayables 6.0
Based on 1 answer
NexusPayables FAQ and Help sections are not extraordinarily helpful. They will answer some questions, but most often, I have to bother my accounting co-workers because of the way the system is set up NexusPayables themselves can't help me most of the time. They tell me to refer to the program administrator.
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

IFS Applications

Microsoft AX, QAD (in continuation of our previous ERP), Sage X3 was an out of the box ERP that was part of initial RFP. We have chosen IFS based on the compromise between costs & budget, functionality, technical features, and feedback from similar customers that gave their feedback.The project manager team and qualification level of technical or consultant teams were differentiating factors too. Finally IFS application was named in the Gartner’s mid-market ERP Magic Quadrant, along with SAP, and helped us to finalize our choice
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NexusPayables

Our company uses both at the moment, and I find that Concur Invoice is a much more user-friendly interface that is easy to use, easy to navigate, and extremely efficient. Unfortunately, we only use Concur Invoice for personal expenses and company credit card reconciliations at the moment, which is why we use NexusPayables for vendors.
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

IFS Applications

  • Reporting is now centralized and managed. Previously, reports were outside the information systems and there was a risk of incoherence.
  • Accounting controls are now in place on the overall processes, including production, which helped the company to reduce closing periods or to produce more easily official mandatory accounting files yearly.
  • Interfaces between the CRM forecast tool and IFS helped to keep the tools in sync, and to decrease the processing times prior to production launch.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NexusPayables

  • Tracking of income
  • Tracking of profit
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

IFS Applications

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

NexusPayables

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

IFS Applications
9.0
NexusPayables
7.0

Support Rating

IFS Applications
NexusPayables
6.0

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