Fleet Optimization

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation

I love airports. Perhaps it is the time of year or the fact that every time I step into an airport I am reminded of that endearing scene from Love Actually, “Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion’s starting to make…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

The world of civil aviation is one of the world’s most highly regulated and asset-intensive industries. Strict International safety regulation, rising passenger demand and high-value complex assets are just some of the pressures the industry must deal with on a daily basis. Squeezing profit from operations in this environment is vital, but difficult. With maintenance…

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Improving operational availability in civil aviation and defense with advanced analytics

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Strategy

The growing interest in digital transformation can be seen through the increased use of advanced analytics. A recent survey by Accenture found that 80% of aerospace and defense (A&D) executives acknowledge that digital transformation can benefit forecasting, integration across operations and the collaboration with both suppliers and their organizations. What this means for defense organizations…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, IFS Radio Network

IFS Radio Network podcast: More than a trend for A&D, digital transformation is now a core business approach that needs to be at the heart of enterprise strategies. As an industry, aerospace and defense (A&D) is no stranger to technology trends. For many years, A&D companies have embraced and taken advantage of new, innovative technologies such…

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MRO, Engine MRO

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

For a civil aviation MRO engineer, working in confined spaces is a common occurrence. These cramped conditions and uncomfortable climates or environmental conditions are often aggravated by aspects such as poor lighting or having to wear protective apparatus. So overloading MRO engineers with full information system (IS) solution functionality, while working with their hands on a…

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Civil Aviation

by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the Aerospace & Defense sector, Graham Grose, predicts how key trends will be impacting the industry during 2016. Companies will need to control 3D printing processes and counterfeiting risks more closely The civil aviation sector is already a huge trendsetter in the adoption of additive manufacturing (3D printing), contributing 12…

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REMANUFACTURING & THE MOVE TOWARDS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

If you were to consider the ASEAN region as a single entity it would rank as the eighth largest economy in the world. Recently I was interviewed by Sarah Lockett on market growth in the ASEAN region on behalf of the UK-ASEAN Business Council, producing the documentary, “Britain and South East Asia: Prospects for Growth”…

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