Evan Butler-Jones

Evan is responsible for ensuring that the products and services offered by IFS meet the needs of defense customers around the globe. Evan’s history and knowledge of the IFS Maintenix product offering date back to 2001-2011 when he occupied various leadership roles at Mxi Technologies and was involved in projects such as the Lockheed Martin F35 Joint Strike Fighter Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) and the Boeing 787 “Goldcare” system development and business model analysis. Prior to joining IFS, Evan was CEO of The Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC) in Ontario, Canada, a not-for-profit organization created to fill industry's need for practical welding expertise. He currently sits as advisor to the Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (ICAMP) – Canadore College, also in Ontario.

| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Transform Your Business
Defense in 2019 – the merging worlds of physical and digital
Defense in 2019

The line between the cyber and the physical world is blurring. Military and commercial organizations are trying to keep pace…

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| | 3 minutes | Transform Your Business
The complex task of keeping modern naval fleets primed and ready

The naval support chain is getting bigger. Just consider the scale of the US Navy. The 250+ strong fleet contains…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
The geo-political landscape, blockchain technology and IT backbone transforming military in-service support

In my first blog on the transformation facing military in-service support, I looked at how next generation defense equipment –…

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| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Strategy
Battling on three fronts: Military in-service support in 2018
2018 defense industry trends

Availability and reliability are key if military forces are to reach their objectives. But to achieve this, military forces and…

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| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Strategy
Playing the supporting role: military in-service support moves forward with next-generation equipment
Playing the supporting role: military in-service support moves forward with next-generation equipment

Introducing a new asset into a military force used to be simple. Manufacturers made the equipment, the military bought and…

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