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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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

When it comes to selecting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for asset-intensive industries such as aerospace & defense (A&D), there is a tip of the iceberg dynamic at play. How Modularity Supports Industry Transformation When it comes to selecting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for asset-intensive industries such as aerospace & defense (A&D), there is…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

3D printing is becoming a ‘must have’ for manufacturers rather than a luxury R&D project. Simplifying the process can cause pain for traditional ERP. Top commercial aircraft builder Airbus recently printed 1,000 parts to meet delivery deadlines. With demand for air travel showing no signs of slowing down, civil aviation organizations must ensure aircraft remain airworthy…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Automotive, Aviation & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. GE is truly one of the world’s biggest companies. The US giant has annual revenues of nearly $150 billion. Brian Slapshak from the Aerospace and Defense division came to Boston to explain how the company’s IT hub in Cincinnati, Ohio uses IFS Applications to…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aviation & Defense

  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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