2020 Commercial Aviation Predictions

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Today almost every organization and industry is ramping up to become more environmentally-conscious and technologically-advanced. Large-fleet commercial operators and aviation MRO providers are not immune from this pressure. While they must make use of the latest technology available to enhance their service and stay competitive, this will need to be balanced alongside meeting industry sustainability…

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2020 Aerospace and Defense Predictions

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Military operators are facing tough decisions about lengthening the service life of key equipment, while simultaneously having to prioritize procurement of next-generation assets. Set this against an industry experiencing a readiness crisis and shortage of personnel, particularly in maintenance and engineering, and asset management takes center stage—and becomes a real challenge. Fortunately, there are some…

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Dominance in A&D

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ARC Advisory Group again reveals IFS as the top Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software vendor in the aerospace and defense sector by market share for the 11th year. In a highly competitive marketplace, just why has IFS maintained this dominance? In the complex A&D setting, the requirement for companies to maximize visibility to effectively manage…

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Value for A&D

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Up to 28% more work orders a day, up to 60 less maintenance and operation hours a week, huge reduction in materials expenses. When it comes to unlocking value from IT investment, there aren’t many asset-intensive organizations with more riding on their software implementations than those in the Aerospace and Defense sector. Enterprise software in…

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Aerospace & Defense 4.0

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‘Aerospace & Defense 4.0’ is revamping the manufacturing landscape in A&D. Its emergence has signaled the arrival of cost-saving products and services and has enhanced the capability of current manufacturing processes and even business models. Such technologies hold much promise for A&D manufacturers going into 2020 and beyond—but the adoption of techniques such as 3D…

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Military Jet

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The high cost of developing new equipment and the changing political climate between countries where lengthy procurement projects need a network of stakeholders to agree on a strategy, are all causing military organizations to increasingly look to extend the lifecycle of their aircraft. But life extension programs come with their own unique challenges when trying…

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Airline Maintenance Header

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Airlines face a constant battle to win more passengers, reach new destinations and grow profits. But as new, often lower-cost carriers enter the market and disruptive technologies continue to break new ground, the best way for existing carriers to ensure competitiveness is not just to splash cash on luxury services or drive down fares –…

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Aircraft maintenance workers servicing airplane engine

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Augmented and virtual reality seem to have existed as buzzwords in lots of industries over recent years—but real-life business use cases have been relatively slow to emerge. Sure, they have proved popular for gamers across the world, but the technology has now taken a step out of the living room and onto the tarmac in…

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The key to customer satisfaction and profitability for third-party MROs

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Effective maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and resource management are key to customer satisfaction and profitability for third-party MROs. The cost of through-life MRO now outstrips the cost of aircraft acquisition, and as such, airlines are signaling their intent to outsource maintenance – including airframe, engine, component and even line maintenance. In fact, today more…

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L’aviation civile, première industrie sur les projets de transformation digitale et d’innovation

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The fundamental shift from selling products to guaranteed outcomes has been aided by exponential technological growth over the last ten years. The concept of “Power-by-the-Hour” was invented by Rolls-Royce in 1962, which means it has been in play in the commercial aviation industry for more than 50 years. This program has reshaped the relationship between…

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