Jeff Pike

Jeff has worked in A&D and IT for more than 30 years having spent some 20 years as a Royal Air Force senior officer specializing in a number of Logistics areas; Operational Logistics, Senior Program management of a number of major Government IT programs, Defense Logistics Business Transformation and Logistics Operational Research. He also has some 10 years commercial international Business Development experience, in enterprise software, within global defense markets. Jeff is a Supply Chain optimization and Logistics Business Transformation specialist and has a Master’s Degree in Logistics Engineering. He regularly presents on Performance Based Logistics (PBL) to Governments and global A&D Industry. Jeff is responsible for global IFS A&D strategy and supports global IFS A&D Marketing, Industry Marketing and Business Development.

| | 5 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Charging into the future of logistics support with electric battlefields
Electric Battlefields

We have seen the electrification of cars and public transport take center stage as consumers and governments tackle carbon emissions….

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Handsfree, heads down – Voice control technology driving the new generation of MRO in aviation
MRO, Engine MRO

For a civil aviation MRO engineer, working in confined spaces is a common occurrence. These cramped conditions and uncomfortable climates…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
IFS helps to break the skydiving world record

Falling with style At first glance there are not a lot of similarities between defense logistics and formation skydiving, but…

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| | 2 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Selecting ERP for Aerospace and Defense

When it comes to selecting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for asset-intensive industries such as aerospace & defense (A&D), there…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Solving the Public Sector headache of effective Asset Management

When a snowstorm strikes or the police chase is on, both the public authority involved and the general public it…

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| | 2 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Norwegian Armed Forces Set Tough Demands on IT Suppliers

The Norwegian Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, and Navy including the Coast Guard) are in a constant state of readiness. For…

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| | 2 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Events
IFS Plays Its Part in Setting New All-female Skydiving World Record

Freefall skydiving formation – it takes planning, logistics – and guts! Tanks, aircraft and ships usually dominate defense headlines, and…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
The Potential of Wearable Technology in A&D

Any ‘new’ technology has to reduce complexity and workload for military and aviation operators. With the buzz around the release…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Real Opportunities for A&D in ASEAN

If you were to consider the ASEAN region as a single entity it would rank as the eighth largest economy…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Asset Intensive, Service
War on Pirates: What is the role of IFS Applications?

Although you may not read about it every day, the war on pirates is an ongoing battle. NATO’s counter-piracy project, Operation…

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| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Modular Technology vs Big Bang – Delivering an agile aerospace and defense organization

When Gartner speaks, we all tend to listen. So when Gartner characterized 2014 as the dawn of post-modern ERP – where the enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite is de-constructed into a more federal, “loosely-coupled” ERP environment – I not only listened, but agreed. Because this is exactly the trend we are seeing in the market for enterprise software in the demanding aerospace and defense software industry.

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
Why Public Sector in the United Kingdom Should Do More than Just ‘Think’ Cloud

Public and private sector organizations around the world are increasingly taking advantage of the scalable power of cloud computing. Solutions…

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