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Star Trek or real life? Wearables and augmented reality in A&D maintenance

In Aerospace and Defense, maintenance in the field is very different from at the depot or base. The environment is…

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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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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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Asset management for the military: four disruptive developments

Every asset used to support military operations has a vital role – even the humble boot is useless if it…

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The 3D Printing Paradox in A&D

3D printing is becoming a ‘must have’ for manufacturers rather than a luxury R&D project. Simplifying the process can cause…

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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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IFS at the heart of GE’s defense operations

This is an IFS 2015 liveblog which means everything was written at-the-moment. GE is truly one of the world’s biggest…

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How effective Asset Management provides the key to Homeland Security

  From hurricanes to bombs, from strikes to power outages, effective Asset Management provides the key to Homeland Security The…

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Digital Thread – Are you ready for the next disruptive technology for A&D manufacturing?

Many would argue that the Digital Thread is the next major disruptive technology, but for it to really take-off, first…

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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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The Top Five Civil Aviation MRO Trends to Watch Out For in 2015

I decided to put on my Google Glasses to see if I could make out the top five trends to…

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Tier 2 Defense Manufacturers – We’re looking out for you!

In A&D, the manufacturing market is becoming more concentrated. By this I mean we often have multiple, complex relationships between…

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