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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elogbook

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

Short turnaround times are the goal for any airline. They reduce delays and keep customers happy. Yet, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Services, 69.7% of all flight delays and cancellations are due to air carrier delays or late-arriving aircrafts, something which is very much within the control of an airline. Reducing this figure…

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Dominance in A&D

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense

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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theCUBE Scott Helmer and Nick Ward

by   |    |   15 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Transform Your Business

theCUBE is the world’s leading live interview show covering enterprise tech, innovation and the people who imagine, create and implement the technologies that are changing our world. This year, they joined IFS in Boston for IFS World Conference 2019. Below is the transcription of an interview with President of IFS Aerospace & Defense BU, Scott…

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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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Skills Gap

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Creativity & Innovation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Transform Your Business

When I meet with IFS customers across the UK one of the most common pieces of feedback is the struggle to find talent to bridge the ‘skills gap’ or ‘skills shortage’ affecting UK businesses. On the one hand, they have new technologies entering their factories, warehouses, construction sites and in-field equipment, on the other, they…

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MRO

by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Transform Your Business

As demand for air travel continues to rise, the global fleet maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market is seeing some serious growth. The Oliver Wyman 2018-2028 Fleet and MRO Forecast Commentary projects spending to hit $114 billion globally by 2028—that’s a jump of almost 50 percent over 10 years. This is a great opportunity in…

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