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| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Research, Strategy
Q&A: Why the increased interest in performance-based logistics and Power-by-the-Hour contracts
Q&A: Why the increased interest in performance-based logistics and Power-by-the-Hour contracts

Performance-based logistics and Power-by-the-Hour contracts bring great opportunity to commercial and military aircraft operators. In this industry expert Q&A, Graham…

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| | 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
From wrench turning to risk sharing – the changing face of commercial aviation maintenance

Charles E. Taylor may not be a household name, but to those in the A&D industry he is known as…

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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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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Research, Service, Strategy
Redefining products in the commercial aviation space: the next generation of “Power-by-the-Hour”
L’aviation civile, première industrie sur les projets de transformation digitale et d’innovation

The fundamental shift from selling products to guaranteed outcomes has been aided by exponential technological growth over the last ten…

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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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| | 5 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Research, Strategy
Innovation in aviation: The four commercial trends disrupting the industry in 2018
2018 commercial aviation trends

2017 saw another positive year in commercial aviation with a surge in air passenger numbers and new aircraft orders as…

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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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| | 2 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Digital Transformation
Staying ahead in aviation and defense asset management
Staying ahead in aviation and defense asset management

In the fast-paced aviation and defense industry, effective enterprise asset management (EAM) can be the difference between success and failure….

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Research, Strategy
Revolutionizing the commercial aviation industry is possible
Revolutionizing the commercial aviation industry is possible

How increasing your digital footprint will help your organization take flight. Every innovative and successful business around the globe focuses…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Technology, Service, Strategy
The new reality: Can augmented reality solve the military MRO labor shortage?
The new reality: Can augmented reality solve the military MRO labor shortage?

The virtual and augmented reality (AR) business is booming – one report predicts the market for the technologies will be…

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