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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aviation & 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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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is no longer just a technology trend for aerospace & defense (A&D) organizations. It’s a core business approach that needs to be at the heart of enterprise strategies. We all have first-hand experience with the digital transformation that’s occurring in our everyday consumer world and we’ve seen how it’s changing the rules of…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Business Agility, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain

In the enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment, a supply chain faces a number of operational challenges. With the right strategy, an organization can overcome these challenges and gain a great amount of competitive advantage. When Supply & Demand Chain Executive awarded Bill Leedale, a senior advisor at IFS North America for manufacturing and engineering, as…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology

For certain, product design and manufacturing excellence will always remain crucial disciplines within Aerospace & Defense, but increasingly, the way to excel and grow revenue is through lifecycle services and support.   When it comes to selecting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for asset-intensive industries such as aerospace & defense (A&D), there is a tip…

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MRO, Engine MRO

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & 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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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

Four key factors that will change the way defense organizations operate and bring huge changes to military support chains. In 2016, I believe we will start to see the growth of new and demanding military ecosystems develop in the defense market. These ecosystems will be driven by the growth of multiple relationships between contractors and…

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Civil Aviation

by   |    |   5 minutes  |  in Aviation & 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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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

In Aerospace and Defense, maintenance in the field is very different from at the depot or base. The environment is unique, often extreme – movement is rather limited for an engineer in a dark submarine bilge or the underbelly of an aircraft! – and turn-round schedules can be tight. These unique environments are driving new…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Aviation & Defense

IFS Applications supports Saab Group‘s business processes to deliver greater mobility, agility and lower IT costs. The relationship between Saab Group and IFS goes back over twenty years. Saab has been an IFS customer since 1994, signing a strategic corporate agreement in 2009 and continues to expand its business relationship with IFS. Saab Group is growing –…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

Falling with style At first glance there are not a lot of similarities between defense logistics and formation skydiving, but in actual fact, there are – both need a good team behind them, are high-risk and require precision planning in order to succeed, and whether attempting a skydiving World Record or supporting military supply chains…

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