asset management

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  From hurricanes to bombs, from strikes to power outages, effective Asset Management provides the key to Homeland Security The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a vast organization encompassing departments from the U.S. Coastguard, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) all the way through to the Secret Service. Each and every one has to carry…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Manufacturing

Many would argue that the Digital Thread is the next major disruptive technology, but for it to really take-off, first we must look deep into how it works within the existing enterprise and understand a workable road map. First – just what is this Digital Thread? The concept is straight forward. Digital Thread in the…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

The Norwegian Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, and Navy including the Coast Guard) are in a constant state of readiness. For any software supplier supporting any of its assets, this means the demands are high. For example, the Norwegian Navy demands a solution that can operate for six months in autonomous mode aboard Navy vessels, while…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Manufacturing

In A&D, the manufacturing market is becoming more concentrated. By this I mean we often have multiple, complex relationships between contractors, based on complex contractual agreements and varying levels of capabilities. No wonder that organizations are looking to manage the end-to-end manufacturing process in a simple manner in order to operate successfully. And putting in…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Creativity & Innovation, Strategy

In 20 years’ time, mobility, wearable technology and the Internet of Things will be commonplace and new technologies will change the way war is waged, military equipment is developed and how assets are supported. AI, autonomy and robotics are already becoming embedded in military weapon systems and inevitably will have major implications in the world…

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Skydiving

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense, Events

Freefall skydiving formation – it takes planning, logistics – and guts! Tanks, aircraft and ships usually dominate defense headlines, and it’s not every day that we see a Royal Navy Lieutenant making the headlines for succeeding in a World Record Attempt in skydiving – but actually it’s all part of the essential training that makes…

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aviation MRO software

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

Move forward and embrace further changes in the future – it’s all about agility. The civil aviation support industry is changing quickly and dramatically – from the advent of new composite materials such as carbon fiber and super-alloys to advanced in-flight entertainment, combined with a growing number of commoditized and therefore disposable items – each…

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Aerospace

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

Any ‘new’ technology has to reduce complexity and workload for military and aviation operators. With the buzz around the release of Android Wear and the impending arrival of the “iWatch”, it looks as if wearable devices are going to meet the predictions of being the next widely adopted form of consumer technology – Gartner for…

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REMANUFACTURING & THE MOVE TOWARDS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & 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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