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Seasonal Greetings to our members and charities we are supporting

Seasonal Greetings to our members and charities we are supporting

TD-Info sends Season's Greetings to all our members! In lieu of sending individual greetings, we are pleased to support these charities: The Turing Trust which supports education in sub-Saharan Africa by reusing computers and improving teacher training using ICT; and,the Disabled Veterans’ Scholarship Fund at the Open University which offers 50 disabled veterans, injured in, or due to, military service, access to free Open University education  more

Added: 6th December 2018

Defence Information 2019 - 'Information-enabled Modernisation' 10 & 11 April

Defence Information 2019 - 'Information-enabled Modernisation' 10 & 11 April

Defence Information (DI) is the major annual Team Defence Information communications event jointly planned by MOD & Industry. April 19 will be ideal timing to understand more about new funded programmes in key areas such as Information and Information Services. Both MOD and Industry are well-represented as delegates, keynote speakers, panelists, workshop leads, exhibitors, finalists in the 2019 Excellence Awards. Take action now: learn more and book your exhibitor &/or sponsor packages for the DI’19 Event by visiting the Cranfield booking website  more

Added: 8th November 2018

A Report on the Modernising Defence Programme (MDP)

A Report on the Modernising Defence Programme (MDP)

With a title of "Mobilising, Modernising & Transforming Defence" this MOD Report on the Modernising Defence Programme (MDP) was made available in December 2018. There is a foreword by the Defence Secretary and the report has multiple references to Industry.  more

Added: 19th December 2018

Boundary Protection Service (BPS) - Successful Testing

Boundary Protection Service (BPS) - Successful Testing

During November 2018, members of the Industry Customers Engagement Forum (ICEF) voluntarily worked with the Boundary Protection Service (BPS) team – comprising MOD and Fujitsu – to undertake successful end-to-end testing of the new BPS IPC gateways with live IPC users.  more

Added: 17th December 2018

New Set of MOD ISS Industry Guides available about Ordering Services

New Set of MOD ISS Industry Guides available about Ordering Services

MOD ISS Provides Industry Guides in documents with a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) format. Several have been added around ordering services - as applies to Industry (an 'Indirect Customer' in MOD ISS terms)  more

Added: 17th December 2018

Contracting, Purchasing & Finance (CP&F) - Updates

Contracting, Purchasing & Finance (CP&F) - Updates

The CP&F programme is about the provision of an end to end eProcurement system and associated business processes which span the commercial, purchasing and financial accounting functions for the department. As an extension to this it includes the provision of more complete, reliable and accurate management information. Check the links provided for latest updates...  more

Added: 17th December 2018

techUK's Modernising Defence Report - November 2018

techUK's Modernising Defence Report - November 2018

In November 2018 techUK launched its ‘Modernising Defence’ report which addresses the barriers to digital transformation in the Ministry of Defence (MOD). The report has outlined a series of key recommendations for the department’s consideration, and has been shared with seniors in MOD through the techUK Defence & Security Board. Link to Report summary and download.   more

Added: 13th December 2018

MOD ISS Magazine - ISSue 9 - December 2018

MOD ISS Magazine - ISSue 9 - December 2018

'ISSue' is the interesting bi-monthly MOD ISS digital publication aimed at ISS staff. Many of the features and news items are of relevance for Industry both as users of ISS-provided services and as providers of services.  more

Added: 13th December 2018

Help please with Dstl survey on cybersecurity standards used across Supply Chain

Help please with Dstl survey on cybersecurity standards used across Supply Chain

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), has commissioned an online survey to capture some basic information about the range of cybersecurity standards being applied across the Defence supply chain. Please support this. Deadline 22 January 2019  more

Added: 11th December 2018

Engineering Support Transformation (EST) Discovery - Preliminary Report Published

Engineering Support Transformation (EST) Discovery - Preliminary Report Published

The Engineering Support Transformation (EST) Discovery project delivered a preliminary report mid-November 2018. This 60 page report, produced by Jacobs, has sections on: Executuve Summary, Introduction, Approach, Policy & Doctrine Landscape, The Defence Engineering Support Landscape, The Support Techology Landscape, Preliminary Conclusions and Preliminary Recommendations, with Appendices on Workshop Outputs and Survey Responses. You can be involved...  more

Added: 11th December 2018

Entries invited for TD-Info 2019 Excellence Award

Entries invited for TD-Info 2019 Excellence Award

The Team Defence Information 2019 Excellence Award will be judged and presented at the Defence Information 2019 Event 'Information-enabled Modernisation' taking place 10 & 11 April 2019. Enries are invited now - deadline 31 January 2019. Download the Enry Form  more

Added: 8th December 2018

Engineering Support Transformation (EST) Discovery Phase Report - 16 Nov 2018

Engineering Support Transformation (EST) Discovery Phase Report - 16 Nov 2018

The Engineering Support Transformation (EST) Discovery Phase Report is available to download. It has been a “Discovery Phase” and as such, the first part of the task has been focussed on engaging with a diverse cross-section of stakeholders in order to understand the various perspectives and contexts which inform their opinions   more

Added: 7th December 2018

PODCASTS from TD-Info

PODCASTS from TD-Info

In December 2018 TD-Info began creating its own Podcasts - starting with an interview with Phil Williams, Managing Director of TD-Info. We are also hosting and curating podcasts, on behalf of other organisations we work with. For instance, the MOD LOGNET 18-2 event has Podcasts of the recordings of speaker presentations which can be listened to in conjunction with the appropriate slide deck or just solo.  more

Added: 5th December 2018

Good Practice Study Group visit Williams Advanced Engineering

Good Practice Study Group visit Williams Advanced Engineering

The Good Practice Study Group (GPSG) - emerging talent from across Team Defence - visited the Williams Advanced Engineering facility and learned a great deal about additive manufacturing, predictive maintenance and condition based monitoring on the racetrack - and how they are now commercialising that for defence sector and other sectors  more

Added: 4th December 2018

Register Now for DSEI 2019

Register Now for DSEI 2019

In 2019 DSEI will proudly celebrate its 20th year serving the defence & security industry. Registration is now open for this special anniversary edition, held on 10-13 September 2019 at ExCeL London.

The DSEI Early Bird rate is available until 31 May 2019, providing Industry & Academia Visitors entry for £30+ VAT. This provides a £145 saving compared to the full pre-registration administration cost.

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Added: 1st December 2018

MOD Publishes Defence Equipment Plan 2018 - 2028

MOD Publishes Defence Equipment Plan 2018 - 2028

The MOD published (5 November 2018) its 10 year Defence Equipment Plan (2018-2028) and the National Audit Office published a report on this this plan. Both are available for download and we provide a link to a summary of both documents produced by techUK   more

Added: 22nd November 2018

Update to MOD ISS guidance for Industry on defnet

Update to MOD ISS guidance for Industry on defnet

MOD Information Systems & Services (ISS) has provided an update to previous guidance for Industry about the changes relating to Industry access to content on the Defence Intranet and defnet   more

Added: 19th November 2018

Human Factors Integration: call for nominations for the H Rowbotham Memorial Award

Human Factors Integration: call for nominations for the H Rowbotham Memorial Award

The annual ‘H Award’ celebrates exemplary work in Human Factors Integration (HFI). Over the last seven years the award has been made to individuals who have been instrumental in advancing the theory and practice of HFI within Defence. Entries are open for nominations of individuals who have demonstrated exceptional skills in the application of HFI practice within UK Defence and have shown a proven impact on project outcomes   more

Added: 10th November 2018