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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain
Tips for overcoming today’s top 5 supply chain challenges

In the enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment, a supply chain faces a number of operational challenges. With the right strategy,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology
What does Industry Transformation in Aerospace & Defense mean for ERP software selection?

For certain, product design and manufacturing excellence will always remain crucial disciplines within Aerospace & Defense, but increasingly, the way…

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| | Estimated reading time: 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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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
2016 Defense trends – the rise of the protected military ecosystem

Four key factors that will change the way defense organizations operate and bring huge changes to military support chains. In…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Business Agility, Business Technology
Civil aviation trends
Civil Aviation

IFS’s Global Industry Director for the Aerospace & Defense sector, Graham Grose, predicts how key trends will be impacting the…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
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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| | Estimated reading time: 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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| | Estimated reading time: 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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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
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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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense
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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| | Estimated reading time: 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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| | Estimated reading time: 1 minute | Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events
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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