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MOD requests Industry feedback on Business Rules re Contracting or Technical Documentation

MOD requests Industry feedback on Business Rules re Contracting or Technical Documentation

Under the remit of the TD-Info Combined Technical Documentation Working Group (CTDWG), MOD and Industry partners have produced a set of MOD Business Rules that aim to assist MOD Delivery Teams (DT) and Industry partners when contracting for Technical Documentation (TD). The MOD requests that Industry provide feedback by 31 July please.  more

Added: 24th May 2018

Presentations from Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Defence Engineering & Logistics - 25 April 18

Presentations from Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Defence Engineering & Logistics - 25 April 18

Session on AI in Defence Engineering & Logistics on 25 April 2018, hosted at Orcale (Reading) - organised by the Support Information Innovation Community of Interest (SII_COI). Copies of presentations are available to download individually or as a ZIP file. The Agenda:  more

Added: 24th May 2018

LOGNET 18-1: MODERNISING DEFENCE LOGISTICS - 7th & 8th June

LOGNET 18-1: MODERNISING DEFENCE LOGISTICS - 7th & 8th June

A free 2-day LOGNET 18-1 event on 7th & 8th June organised by ACDS-Log Ops. "LOGNET is the Ministry of Defence’s logistics support enterprise engagement and future development event. We want to engage with the logistics and engineering industry, academia, international partners and allies to optimise military logistics and promote UK prosperity; not just by being open for business; but open for modernisation." Read more...

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Added: 11th May 2018

MOD updates Industry on Defence Support Network Transformation – DSNT

MOD updates Industry on Defence Support Network Transformation – DSNT

TD-Info facilitated a MOD briefing session for Industry on DNST that was kindly hosted by Rolls-Royce at Filton. There is a slide deck available to download. Topics include: DSNT Programme update; Defence Support Operating Model (DSOM) development; Business change and support to IS; Industry PIDs; [Project Initiation Documents]; Commercial update; and, Summary and key take-aways. MOD will be consulting Industry on the DSOM soon.  more

Added: 8th May 2018

How to create great innovation questions: - Boon Now for FREE half-day 'taster' session 14 June

How to create great innovation questions: - Boon Now for FREE half-day 'taster' session 14 June

How to create great innovation questions is on 14th June. It's open to both Industry and MOD and is about the skill in asking the questions that will set the right direction(s) and help innovation - and thereby optimise resources applied on actions and lead to better insights. Well-framed questions in an organisation can save time and focus resources - and lead to more rewarding outcomes. The opposite is the case for questions that are ill-defined, poorly scoped and non-inspirational. It's a hands-on learning session.  more

Added: 3rd May 2018

Views on Defence Information 2018

Views on Defence Information 2018

This document presents two independent views on Defence Information 2018 . The first, from Simon Harries, comments on what he saw as the three major themes - Integration, Transformation and People - present throughout this two-day event that attracted over 270 from both MOD and Industry. The second piece is copied from a blog post called My favo(u)rite conference of the year from Kevin Parker, the lead of the independent judges for the 2018 Excellence Award.

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Added: 3rd May 2018

GBR14 are worthy winners of the TD-Info 2018 Excellence Award

GBR14 are worthy winners of the TD-Info 2018 Excellence Award

Congratulations to GBR14 as worthy winner of the Team Defence Information 2018 Excellence Award. It was presented at the Defence Information 2018 Event on 19th April, where 8 finalists presented their entries in the Good Practice Market Place. GBR14's innovative and patent-pending enabling technology, "manages individual database records, repository files, IoT and mobile devices, and access privileges using unique encryption keys to separately encrypt, and cryptographically separate, each piece of asset data.”  more

Added: 3rd May 2018

Support Chain Seminar 18: Modernising Defence Support - 18 Oct 2018

Support Chain Seminar 18: Modernising Defence Support - 18 Oct 2018

Our joint MOD/Industry planning team is preparing for SCS18 and welcomes inputs from members with suggestions for this event. The themes is Modernising Defence Support.

As in previous SCS events, there are opportunties for exhibitors which can be member and non-member companies.

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Added: 2nd May 2018

New Green Box for Team Defence - Backed by Defence Suppliers Forum

New Green Box for Team Defence - Backed by Defence Suppliers Forum

The Defence Suppliers Forum, the major conduit for MOD-industry relationships at government and ministerial level, recently (April 2018) took the decision to support a New Green Box for Team Defence, with Industry funding a full-time post to coordinate activities with part-time secondees from both MOD and Industry. Download and read article on The New Green Box for Team Defence

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Added: 1st May 2018

Sir Simon Bollom appointed Chief Executive of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

Sir Simon Bollom appointed Chief Executive of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

The Cabinet Secretary, with the agreement of the Prime Minister, has today announced the appointment of Sir Simon Bollom as the new Chief Executive for Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), an arm’s length body of the Ministry of Defence.  more

Added: 30th April 2018

AFPST Everest Challenge

AFPST Everest Challenge

Climbing the equivalent of Mt. Everest (8,848m) for ARMED FORCES PARA-SNOWSPORT TEAM because £8,848 will buy a new carbon fibre sit-ski  more

Added: 23rd April 2018