Corporate Blog

Innovation & Me, Priyod Chandran, Principal Product Consultant CDx, IBS Software


Innovation is at the core of IBS Software and fundamental to our vision and mission. In this blog series, we hear from colleagues on how they personally engage with the topic of innovation.  What do you enjoy about your role in innovation? It allows me to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, drive change, and create value. I find it immensely satisfying to be able to leverage my creativity, technical expertise and develop innovative solutions that can positively impact the industry. Where do you think is the greatest scope for innovation in the airport sector? The online e...

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Transforming Lufthansa Cargo's airmail handling through digital innovation


Lufthansa Cargo's "Go Digital" strategic initiative was established to digitally transform the documentary processes and operations to boost supply chain performance and enabling continuous innovation for our customers, and partners. A historic milestone was the achievement of a 100% share of electronic airway bills (eAWB) in August 2022. Our longstanding partnership with IBS Software has allowed us to achieve several additional strategic milestones on our digital transformation journey, the latest being the roll-out of iCargo Mail Handling across almost 100 stations. With the solution now imp...

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Innovation & Me - Madhu V Nair, Head Of Product Management & Strategy, iFly Staff, IBS Software


Madhu Nair shares his perspectives on innovation and outlines the greatest potential for change in the staff travel sector. What does innovation mean to you? The ability to dream big coupled with an attitude and a will to bring those dreams to life. How do you practice an 'innovation mindset' at work? By encouraging the team to have a 30,000 ft view and look beyond the limitations, to see the possibilities. We then bring incremental levels of improvement in process, functionality, and usability; over time, it rolls up to a substantial impact. What do you enjoy about innovation? Although softwa...

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Proactively managing disruptions is mandatory as complexity and costs soar for US Airlines


Every minute a plane is delayed costs the operator between $75 - $100 [1]. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) recorded that US airlines accumulated more than hundred million minutes of delay every year [2]. Those 100 million lost minutes cost airlines almost 10 billion dollars annually. And when you factor in the ripple effect of disruption to passengers and downstream businesses, the cost rises sharply. The total cost of delayed flights to the US economy was up to $34 billion [3]. Commercial aviation generates 5% of US GDP [4].Every day, US airlines carry almost three million passe...

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Introducing iStay – the Unified Platform to simplify and improve hotels’ businesses


In January 2024, we announced our intention to acquire hotel and travel technology provider Above Property Services (APS®). Upon closing the transaction in March, we embarked on our journey to transform the hospitality industry. As we combine the considerable resources of a global company behind the hospitality industry's first unified platform, we felt this momentous move deserved a new name that reflects the broader array of products we can now offer. It's my pleasure to introduce you all to iStay. For hotel and travel executives, iStay is completely aligned with your priorities to simplify ...

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