CULTURE

iB Way of Life
WHO WE ARE

iB Labs is one of the fastest growing Performance and Governance, Risk & Compliance Software companies operating in three Continents and with more than 500.000 users. 

MISSION

Our mission is to help our clients transform their business, improving dramatically their productivity and flexibility, and at the same time, providing the highest level of analytics and compliance capabilities. We also exist to build a great company that attracts, develops, excites, and retains exceptional people.

We study markets, trends, and emerging best practices, in every industry and region in our specific domains. Our work is founded on a rigorous understanding of every client’s institutional context, sector dynamics, and macroeconomic environment.
We are sure that we will be successful if our clients are successful.

VALUES

We are a values-driven organization. They inform both short and long-term strategy as a unique company and the way we serve our clients:

Client interests are ahead of the company’s, maintaining an independent perspective and building enduring relationships based on trust.

We observe high ethical standards and adhere to the highest professional standards. We have the motto to achieve the objectives together.

We bring innovations in our domains to clients, improving our clients’ performance significantly and building client capabilities to sustain improvement.

We live in a meritocracy, encouraging hybrid talents and building teams around divergent expertise. Creativity and how to find solutions are valued.

We have an open culture and flat organization being nonhierarchical and inclusive, and developing one another through apprenticeship and mentoring.

We solve real problems, we are results oriented, we are authentic, and we have fun! The smart way to find solutions!

A Satisfied customer
is the best
strategy
of all!
Michael LeBoeuf
THE STORY

iB Labs’s journey began in 1995 as part of VP International and in 2010 it became a spinoff of VP’s Software Division. 

The young firm became first known through their vision and software products on business process management areas with our first set of iBPMS applications. We invented iBPMS and registered it as Intelligent Business Process Management Solutions with all components that years later the market recognized as essential. Soon, we won new clients in Portugal and our grow was substantial. 

In 2009 we expanded to Spain. In 2010 to USA and 2011 to Brazil winning some of the top companies there.  Process and performance management software were on our DNA. 

We have done some of the most important governance, risk and compliance projects in Iberia.

At that time, we generated, more than 50 products, including the first interactions software available in the market. Young and brilliant engineers brought to the market some of the most important GRC and Performance solutions.

Beginning 2013, iB Labs made a dramatic shift by incorporating a new platform and a lot of new proprietary software engines, starting building responsive web applications and solutions. Through a new product line, iB Labs began offering expertise in responsive solutions prepared for desktops, tablets and smartphones, focusing all resources in Performance and Governance, Risk and Compliance solutions with a mobile first strategy.

In 2015 iB brand became public and our sixteen GRC and Performance Solutions started to become a market reference.

More recently, iB began large-scale and convergent collaborations with some of the most important organizations around the globe, creating new software applications and connected experiences that blur the lines between physical and digital and shape a new era for GRC and Performance products. Long-term partnerships with Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and many other specific Professional Organizations continue to raise the bar for enterprise and industrial experiences.

INNOVATING WITH A DIGITAL MINDSET

We serve a broad mix of private, public, and social-sector organizations around the world and some of the top companies in every country we make business.

VINCI AIRPORTS

ANA is responsible for managing 10 airports in mainland Portugal (Lisbon, Oporto, Faro and Beja Civilian Terminal), in the Azores (Ponta Delgada, Horta, Santa Maria and Flores) and in Madeira (Madeira and Porto Santo). VINCI Airports manages a wide network of airports worldwide, assuring the development and commercial utilization of 34 airports - 12 in France, 10 in Portugal, 3 in Cambodia, 1 in Chile, 2 in Japan and 6 in the Dominican Republic.

BOEHRINGER

The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, Boehringer Ingelheim operates globally with 145 affiliates and a total of around 47,500 employees. The focus of the family-owned company, founded in 1885, is researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing new medications of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.

BRISTOL-MEYERS SQUIBB

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global BioPharma company firmly focused on its mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines to patients with serious diseases. Around the world, their medicines help millions of people in their fight against such diseases as cancer, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS and, rheumatoid arthritis.

CP COMBOIOS DE PORTUGAL

CP offers rail transport services in an innovative way, safeguarding the environment and improving safety and security, and increasing the value of the service provided to the Costumer and reinforcing the market share in the target segments. It is a state-owned business entity owned 100% by the Portuguese government. 

EDP

EDP is an integrated energy company, spread across different continents and 13 countries. They are among the major European operators in the energy sector and one of the largest energy operators of the Iberian Peninsula, the largest Portuguese industrial group and the 3rd largest producer of wind energy. Besides the electricity sector - generation, distribution and trading - EDP also have a significant presence in the gas sector of the Iberian Peninsula.

FRAUNHOFER

The Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research is a non-profit private association founded by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Fraunhofer aims on the creation of scientific knowledge capable of generating added value to its clients and partners, exploring technology innovations oriented towards economic growth, the social well-being and the improvement of the quality of life of its end-users. 

GALP ENERGIA

Galp is an integrated energy company – finding and extracting oil and natural gas from sites across four continents to deliver energy to millions of customers every day. It is the Portugal’s oil and natural gas integrated operator. Their activities span from exploration and production of oil and natural gas to refining and marketing oil products, natural gas marketing and sales and power generation and they are present in 13 countries.

GROUNDFORCE

GROUNDFORCE is the national leading ground handling services provider, present in the Airports of Lisbon, Porto, Funchal and Porto Santo, with 65% market share and over 40 years of experience. Presently, Groundforce provides services to over 150 airline companies. They are internationally certified in the most relevant categories, having lead the way in some of them and remaining forward ever since.

GRUPO GLOBO

GLOBO is a media group that creates, produces and distributes quality content that informs, educates and entertains. It is a set of companies that have as their mission inform, entertain and contribute to education in Brazil through quality content. The group is 100% Brazilian. Brazil is its origin, biggest inspiration and responsibility. All of the group’s companies develop actions in the digital environment and are in charge of expanding their brands and products, interactivity and more interaction with its audience.

IBERFAR

IBERFAR is part of a Portuguese group operating in pharmaceutical area, which activities cover all the fields in this industry from manufacturing and packaging of pharmaceutical products, marketing, distribution and regulatory affairs and logistics and warehousing. The core business is manufacturing solid and liquid dosage forms for third parties, having as distinctive competencies quality, delivery dates and a very flexible adjustment to the needs of its customers. 

JORDAO

JORDAO was founded in 1982. Since then the company innovates, designs, develops and produces commercial refrigeration equipment: displays, counters, vertical exhibitors, for the Food Retail and the Horeca channel. After more than 30 years of its foundation, the company has gone through a remarkable growth. In 2015 it equipped more than 3500 stores and exported more than 70% of its production into the 5 continents.

NESTLÉ

NESTLÉ is the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company. They enhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families. They are celebrating 150 years, with more than 2000 brands, around 335.000 employees, present in 189 countries, with 436 factories in 85 countries and with headquarters in Switzerland.

OI

Oi is Brazil’s leading telecommunications service provider, with a fully integrated nationwide presence. Oi offers fixed and mobile, broadband, pay TV, data transmission and internet provider services, in addition to other corporate and wholesale services, including transport network and international backbone services. Oi also offers more than two million public Wi-Fi hotspots in several places, e.g., airports and shopping malls.

PORTWAY

PORTWAY is a ground handling company guaranteeing a quality service at the Portuguese airports of Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Funchal. They have a staff of roughly 850 employees. They have been accredited and certified by both Portuguese and international institutions, such as INAC, IATA and TÜV, clearly demonstrating that this company is committed to promoting quality, safety and confidence.

PT

PT is a subsidiary wholly owned by the Altice Group, a leading multinational in the supply of telecommunication services operating in France, Israel, Belgium and Luxemburg, Portugal, French Antilles/ Area of the Indian Ocean and the Dominican Republic ("Overseas Territory") and Switzerland.

SÃVIDA

SÃVIDA is the company of health care provision, management and operation of hospitals, welfare and similars managed by EDP Group and provides health services to employees of this group. Provision of health care and management and exploration of hospital and care facilities.

SESC

SESC is an organization maintained by entrepreneurs of trade in goods, services and tourism is a private entity that aims to provide the well-being and quality of life for workers in this sector and his family. Present in all Brazilian states, SESC promotes actions in the field of Education, Health, Culture, Leisure and Assistance.

TAP

TAP is the leading Portuguese airline, it has been flying since 1945 and has been a member of the Star Alliance since 14 March 2005. Its Lisbon hub is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, and North and South America. Over recent years TAP has focused on some of its main markets, particularly in Africa, Brazil and South America. The company’s efforts have included ensuring sustainable growth by adapting to the changes in each market, while increasing traffic and occupancy rates.

VLI

VLI is a company that offers logistic solutions integrated into their clients’ business. VLI’s integrated logistic system, interconnecting railways, terminals and ports, has the best conditions to service the main Brazilian producing regions of goods and industrialized, steel, agricultural and mineral products.  With operations in nine Brazilian states and in the Federal District, it counts on five large logistic corridors covering the most important regions in Brazil.

YKK

YKK is the world's largest zipper/zip manufacturer is most famous group for making zippers; however, it also manufactures other fastening products, architectural products and industrial machinery. The YKK Group is currently engaged in business in 71 countries/ regions around the world. The global business is carried out with YKK Group companies of each region playing a leading role and making the most of their respective regional characteristics.

PARTNERS

We encourage strong and lasting partnerships with vendors, universities and public entities.

ADOBE

Adobe is a company that aims changing the world through digital experiences. It is a leader in creative, marketing and document solutions — from emerging artists to global brands — to bring digital creations to life and deliver them to the right person at the right moment for the best results.

APQC

Offers process and performance improvement, and knowledge management. APQC partners with more than 500 member organizations worldwide in all industries. With more than 40 years of experience, APQC remains the world’s leader in transforming organizations.

ASQ

ASQ (American Society for Quality) is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, ASQ champions people passionate about quality in more than 140 countries.

BUSINESS CONTINUITY INSTITUTE

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for business continuity. The BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide.

FNQ

FNQ is a Brazilian non-profit organization whose mission is to disseminate knowledge of the Excellence in Management for organizations and promote training through courses, events, publications and specific products.

THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNAL AUDIT

The Institute of Internal Auditors is  the profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator, with more than 185,000 members in 170 countries and territories around the world.

ITIL

ITIL deals with structures processes for managing an IT organization by presenting a comprehensive set of management processes and procedures, organized in subjects with which an organization can make its tactical.

MICROSOFT

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

OMG

The Object Management Group is an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium. OMG standards are driven by vendors, end-users, academic institutions and government agencies.

ORACLE

Oracle is a company with more than 420,000 customers and deployments in more than 145 countries, Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems.

PMI

Founded in 1969, the Project Management Institute delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. They are the leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession.

SAP

SAP is the world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Based on market capitalization, the company is the world’s third largest independent software manufacturer.

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