Blog All News Event Customer stories Partner stories Opinion Articles White papers 14 November News Linda is the client that became a colleague –new integration consultant at iCore Being part of the team instead of just "one in the crowd" attracted Linda Renbäck to iCore and the role of integration consultant. With a customer perspective and a broad background in IT, Linda is a creative problem solver. 31 October News Systems Scientist Anton is the customers' new problem solver! Acting as a problem solver and constantly seeking new solutions like a detective is what Anton Oddstig is most looking forward to at iCore. 30 October Articles The many benefits of being an "IT-mature" business According to a survey by Radar Group and iCore Solutions, IT-mature businesses demonstrate a higher level of business benefit than non-mature businesses. 18 October Articles Scalable IT Integration - Adapting systems and processes for growth Companies that want to maintain competitiveness and meet changing market conditions in a sustainable way need to ensure scalable operations. 9 October White papers The business value of data and integration Only 2 out of 10 companies consider themselves to have the insights and ability to work with their data vertically within the organization. So what characterizes the companies that manage to work successfully with their data? 5 October News iCore and SYYNC enter into a strategic partnership iCore and SYYNC aim to streamline Infor M3 integration for businesses in the Benelux region. Customer stories Increased data volume led to collaboration between Wallenstam and iCore Wallenstam faced the challenge of a significantly increased data volumes. To ensure effective communication between different systems and suppliers, they turned to iCore. 16 August News Henrik brings creativity and problem-solving skills to iCore's customers The opportunity to work in a multi-faceted role made Henrik Lenberg want to become part of iCore. "I like challenges where I get to think outside the box and be creative in coming up with solutions for our customers". 8 August News Meet Malin – an iCore veteran that has been with the company from the start Malin Friberg is a familiar face to everyone who has ever worked at iCore. She was already with the company when it was founded in 2001. With various positions within the company, Malin has amassed a long track record. 14 June News The factors that lead to stronger competitiveness and higher profitability The results of a study conducted by Radar Group and iCore show a strong correlation between integration platform and growth. Event 10 – 11 October Van der Valk Hotel, Schiphol Airport iCore at M3UA Benelux Conference iCore will participate at the annual M3 User Association Conference. We look forward to meeting new as well as old M3/Movex customers and partners. 11 June News "I run into new exciting challenges every day" Gustav left a career in the restaurant industry and switched to programming. For a year now, he has been developing the core of iCore's integration platform. Event 17 October NXT Nordic 2023 Oslo Spektrum NXT Nordic 2023 - The future customer journey At NXT Nordic 2023 we will do a deep dive into the customer journey of the future. A journey that is still very different today than it was just a couple of years ago, and it is changing fast. 9 June Articles The key to successful business management and increased business benefit Tips on how you can improve business decisions with control over the company's data flows and create business value with new KPIs. 9 June Articles Speed up order-to-cash with an integration strategy Working strategically with order-to-cash produces positive effects across the entire organization, not just in increased customer satisfaction. 9 June Articles Don't underestimate IT risk! Supply security, market credibility and continuity are considered to be the biggest risks for companies. Yet, more time is often spent managing exchange rate risks than managing IT risks. Customer stories Only best-of-breed is good enough for Cellbes Cellbes wanted a loosely coupled IT architecture with system independence that could easily adapt to Cellbe's operations, where best-of-breed is a keyword. Customer stories Smooth order process at Porcher Industries Porcher needed to be able to optimize their order flows and minimize manual administration. Automated processes save both time and resources while guaranteeing accurate results. Customer stories Streamlined processes for Elis Laundry & Textile Service A large organization like Elis needs to handle many orders and a lot of customer interaction. Efficient processes are required for seamless order handling and for creating the optimal customer experience. 9 June Opinion Digitization strips away everything that is unnecessary The obstacles to digitization today are more about maintaining old structures that are unnecessary and only cost money. We must learn to work in new ways. 9 June News Louise secures long-term goals With many years of experience in integration and project management, Louise Wemme is cut and ready for her new role as product owner in iCore's development department. 9 June News Maximize the benefit of Infor M3 through best of breed The Working Together Conference (WTC) is an annual conference which aims to exchange knowledge and experiences for everyone with an interest in the Infor M3 business system. Event 20 – 21 September Clarion Hotel & Congress Oslo Airport iCore at Infoteam conference 2023 The topic for this year's conference is "Create a simpler work day". Stop by and talk to us - about how we can add value to your Infor M3! 17 May Articles Building Block #5 - The most important thing to think about! A summary of the series as well as our most important tips for your organization. 15 May Articles Building block #4 - Well-defined and digitized business processes The business value in your data lies in your business processes and how digital and mature they are. 12 May Articles Building block #3 - The role of data and integration issues in the organization and your culture How does your culture affect the ability to create business value through digitization and data. 10 May News Simon is back where it all started! It was the role of product owner and getting to work with iCore packages that draw him back. And of course colleagues are an important factor - having a good team around you. 10 May Articles Building block #2 - How separate data layers affect The second attribute that mature businesses have in common is that they store their internal (internal processes) and external (customer and supplier) data in a common data warehouse. 7 May Articles Building Block #1 The importance of a data and integration strategy A clear strategic basis makes it easier for the business to capitalize on the possibilities of digitization. Partner stories "There is no software that beats iCore" When iGate was founded 15 years ago, they quickly realized that fulfilling the customers' needs began with procuring the right integration platform. 2 May News Martin is the developer with broad competence in programming "The atmosphere at iCore is very open and prestige-free, which means that there is always an opportunity to raise thoughts and ideas between different departments and managers." 6 February News Martina wants to contribute with experience "Over the years I have accumulated a relatively large breadth in my profession and I am a person who likes structure and planning." Customer stories Moogio become more efficient with new integration solution With iCore, Moogio has an integration solution that connects their website with the ERP (SAP). The purchases are then automated in the ERP. 14 November 2022 Opinion Wake up and smell the "IT coffee"! Why do management teams and boards continue to use old push-button cell phones at work when they have smartphones in private? When will the broad group of medium-sized Swedish industrial companies upgrade their business processes? 2 November 2022 News Stefan sees the customer dialogue as the most important work task Together with his colleagues at iCore Service Center, Stefan ensures that customers get the help they need, everything from complicated system solutions to simpler customer questions. 28 October 2022 News Jenny secures quality solutions for iCore's customers "No two days are the same. We work based on the customers' needs, so what needs to be done can be high and low." 13 October 2022 Opinion How we digitized Jula Henrik Ljungdahl shares his insights and lessons learned from his time as CIO at Jula. What were the biggest challenges during the company's digitization journey? What would he have done differently today? 11 October 2022 Opinion Who needs HR when there is IT? For those of us who work with so-called digitization, the concept of HR is something that, unfortunately, is rarely perceived positively. The partly rhetorical question is often asked whether an HR function is still needed? Customer stories Company acquisitions require efficient integration Hultafors Group grows partly through acquisitions, which places high demands on flexibility and efficient integrations. The company has partnered with iCore for over 10 years. Customer stories ”With iCore, we can focus on the business” Nobia's desire to be able to focus more on its own business operations led to collaboration with iCore. The result - more resources for business development, and significantly fewer repetitive tasks. Customer stories iCore solved e-commerce challenges for Bergans of Norway "We realized that we were behind our competitors technologically. With iCore, we've got a modern solution that we are delighted with", says Espen Jensen, Chief Integration Officer at Bergans. Customer stories "We only buy from the best" "Our integration projects are far from simple and require unique solutions for each situation. But we still haven't faced a challenge that iCore hasn't been able to solve, says Krister Lann, CIO at BabyBjörn." 8 July 2022 Opinion Seven reasons why IT is always complex, expensive, and time-consuming Here are seven reasons why the IT perspective is often overlooked when companies lay out their business strategies. Customer stories Speed reduced the time for on- and offboarding Speed group saw a great need to automate the processes related to employee onboarding and offboarding. 12 May 2022 News Patrick brings broad experience and business insight to iCore As an integration consultant, Patrick will both contribute with the perspective from the customer side and add knowledge and experience in web-based data integration. 3 May 2022 News Anna secures the delivery With many years of experience in integration and project management, Anna Björklund is cut and ready for her new role as delivery manager at iCore. 6 April 2022 News Stay tuned for important news from iCore! Subscribe to our news feeds, so you don't risk missing important information about product updates, events and more. 30 March 2022 News From bureaucrat to developer Christopher Solum-Faeste is the political scientist who changed his path and started studying .net and web development at the IT University in Gothenburg. 22 February 2022 News Meet our man in the UK! The UK has long been an important market for iCore, with customers such as British Royal Mint and Farrow & Ball. We have recently appointed Patrik Kärrberg as our new UK sales representative. Partner stories Integration tools improve speed and quality of delivery Working with companies in manufacturing and distribution, the integration consultants at Iver have a need for integration tools to optimize the information flow from order to invoice. 30 December 2021 News "I'm having a great time" Varying tasks and a close-knit team are something Hannes Holmberg values highly in his new role as a consultant in the Operations department at iCore. 3 December 2021 News Bergans Fritid is gearing up for its cloud journey iCore will be the integration platform that enables fast and reliable communication between the various IT systems at Bergans Fritid. 4 November 2021 News Axel Arigato chooses iCore The Swedish sneaker brand Axel Arigato and iCore have started a collaboration. 29 September 2021 News The economist's perspective on integration According to Gartner, integration constitutes 50% of the costs of IT projects. But I doubt that you, as a CFO, have seen these items specified on invoices before. 10 August 2021 News We welcome our new Business Controller! iCore's newly recruited Business Controller, Henrik Molin, will, among other things, design new KPIs and demonstrate the added value of smart integration, as well as help shape the company's future business model. 8 June 2021 News iCore welcomes Jonas and Rasmus iCore's Service Center helps our customers every day with everything from incident management to changes and integration solutions. Now the team is reinforced by Jonas Rajaniemi and Rasmus Eiderström Swahn. Partner stories "E-commerce has made logistics cool" As more businesses enter the world of e-commerce, the importance of good logistics and a well-functioning warehouse management system (WMS), has become more apparent. 26 May 2021 News iCore Cloud Services at Toolus as they update their e-commerce platform The tool manufacturer Toolus introduces a new e-commerce platform and also takes the opportunity to make a smart investment in integration in the cloud! 6 May 2021 News iCore builds EDI solutions for world-leading material manufacturers Together with iGate Consulting GmbH, we have signed an agreement with Porcher Industries for the implementation of iCore Integration Suite to manage their EDI communication. 30 April 2021 News "iCore has an exciting and important offer" iCore's Stockholm office welcomes Jonas Agartz as a new sales rep! Jonas has extensive experience in sales work in leading roles, and has also run his own company in market research. 27 April 2021 News iCore gets reinforcement on sale iCore welcomes Petra Henriksson and David Sonnerbäck, both with extensive experience from the customer side and as IT purchasers. 24 March 2021 News iCore collaborates with Vendre iCore and Vendre are joining in a partnership that will further contribute to developing your e-commerce solution. 8 February 2021 News iCore partners with Sitoo to simplify Unified Commerce We are proud to announce that iCore and Sitoo are joining in a partnership that will further contribute to the future of unified commerce. 25 January 2021 News Smarter electricity readings for Borås Elnät In response to a new law, Swedish power company Borås Elnät is replacing all its electricity meters in 50 000 facilities. Smarter electricity readings for Borås Elnät are made possible with the iCore integration platform. 9 September 2020 News iCore Flexible Cloud is “Microsoft co-sell ready” We are pleased to announce that iCore Flexible Cloud is now certified for the Azure Marketplace as well as for “co-sell” with Microsoft’s global sales team. 17 June 2020 News Hemtex chooses iCore as their strategic integration partner Hemtex was looking for a long-term integration partner who could provide a modern platform and also act as a “speaking partner” towards suppliers of other IT systems. 8 May 2020 News iCore renews partnership with Microsoft The partnership ensures that we keep our technology up-to-date and are well-equipped to follow the latest digital trends as well as fulfill certifications and other requirements connected to the Microsoft Gold Partner alliance. 7 May 2020 White papers Cost control with efficient data flows This white paper explains how connected systems and applications lead to efficient data flows and make it possible to accelerate the change process. 15 April 2020 News Henrik Ljungdahl: Integration is not just for the IT department! We are happy to announce that we have recruited Henrik Ljungdahl as our new Business Development manager. 7 April 2020 News iCore strengthens its EDI expertise Christer is specialized in EDI and has worked with business integration at big companies like Volvo, ICA and Swedish Match. He hopes to bring joy and a keen eye for details to iCore. Partner stories "Today there’s no IT-project without integration" Navcite uses its expertise and partner network to give its customers more opportunities to simplify, improve and secure their business. Partner stories iCore and M3CS – working together to make integration easy The IT consulting company M3CS uses iCore's products and services to help customers adapt and develop in a rapidly changing digital landscape. 12 January 2020 News The six most common mistakes in integration projects Christer Söderlund, integration architect at M3CS, lists the six main issues that can stand in the way of a successful integration project. 14 October 2019 News Jetas is a new iCore partner We are happy to announce that we have recently launched a partnership with JETAS Quality Systems. 14 October 2019 News "I always sleep with one eye open" Atea's CIO Johanna Kjellberg builds companies that, with the right information flows, are ready for change. Customer stories “We’ve replaced five platforms with one” Holding company Bergman & Beving not only faces the challenges of integrating their own applications, but also those of other acquired companies. 26 June 2019 News Strategic collaboration with Gartner We share some thoughts about the first six months of our collaboration with Gartner, and conclude that the future looks bright for hybrid integration solutions! Customer stories “Digitalization requires us to act faster” Jula has succeeded in adapting to the global e-commerce competition by integrating best of breed solutions to stay agile and innovative. Customer stories Kicks’ growth is powered by an efficient supply chain In little over a year, leading Nordic beauty chain Kicks has replaced its entire ERP and supply system. Now everything is connected using iCore Integration Suite. 22 May 2019 News iCore launches collaboration with Cashbook We have recently launched a collaboration with Cashbook, a global player on the cash management scene. 17 April 2019 News iCore launches partnership with inRiver We have recently launched a partnership with inRiver, a major developer of PIM solutions. 17 April 2019 News iCore launches partnership with Bizzkit We have recently launched a partnership with Bizzkit, a major developer of B2B and B2C e-commerce solutions. 19 March 2019 News Bergman & Beving go "all-in" with iCore Bergman & Beving has been a customer since autumn 2017. They have now made the decision to go "all-in" with iCore! 14 March 2019 News Carefree integration in the cloud! Our CTO Håkan Holm explains why you should consider moving your integration solutions into the cloud. 12 December 2018 News iCore – leader in creating customer value iCore has achieved a top ranking in Radar’s annual survey on IT supplier quality. Customer stories Bisnode uses integration to consolidate its systems and processes Data analyst company Bisnode Sweden has spent the last years consolidating 17 companies into one. They are now focusing on improving their processes, using agile methods and working closely with company management and day-to-day operations. 9 April 2018 News iCore partners up with Arribatec We are happy to announce that iCore is joining forces with Arribatec, a consulting and software company that delivers world-class solutions through a combination of the right people, systems and processes. Customer stories Migration and integration at Bonnier Solutions Bonnier Solutions is a service company that works with administration for the entire Bonnier Group. The company uses iCore to facilitate payroll and finance administration. Customer stories Jula’s expansion supported by smooth integrations Store chain Jula is expanding rapidly which means constant changes in the IT environment. With the company’s flexible integration platform, changes can be made quickly and easily without disturbing the core operations. Customer stories Improved cash flow at ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is a world-leading supplier of industrial doors and logistics systems. The company's service technicians needed a new solution that would enable them to receive work orders when out in the field. Customer stories ESAB has all the control they need Global enterprises like ESAB constantly wrestle with big integration challenges. iCore has helped ESAB to get control of the flow of transactions passing through the systems every day. Customer stories Kinnarps saves money with e-business Kinnarps orders hundreds of articles from hundreds of suppliers every day. By digitalizing the order and invoice administration towards the five major suppliers, the company saves a lot of time and money. Customer stories E-business supports complex product configurations Managing a huge amount of complex orders required that Kinnarps created a solution that could be easily integrated with the in-house systems. Customer stories Kinnarps takes control of its IT environment "Our previous solution was like a car without a steering wheel. We were in the backseat without any possibility to do anything. With iCore, we can do whatever we want – if anything is missing, we just build it ourselves”.