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Excellence Awards 2018 - submit your entry by 31 January 2018

Excellence Awards 2018 - submit your entry by 31 January 2018

The TD-Info Excellence Award competition is open to MOD and industry teams (including hybrids of both) or individual entrants within a broad scope of 'demonstrating improvements - or potential improvements - to collaboration across defence'. DEADLINE for Entry Form: 31 January 2018. All finalists win 2 attendee places and an Exhibition Stand to showcase their entries in the TD-Info Good Practice Market Place at Defence Information 2018 Event, 18 & 19 April. Judging is during the DIí18 Event and presentations are on Day 2 of this premier annual MOD & Industry Event  more

Added: 14th November 2017

Corporate sponsors sought for REME entry to Silverline Corporate Challenge

Corporate sponsors sought for REME entry to Silverline Corporate Challenge

6 Armoured Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Motorsport and Engineering Club Electric Racing Kart seek sponsorship to enable its young engineers to build and race an electric kart in a competition.

Sponsors will be provided with advertising on the teamís kart, race wear and clothing and the opportunity to promote their participation in PR. And, of course, this will be investing in the development of young engineers and technicians. More details...

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Added: 5th December 2017

MOD-Industry Information Skills Collaboration Project - working towards MOD/Industry 'SQEP Exchanges'

MOD-Industry Information Skills Collaboration Project - working towards MOD/Industry 'SQEP Exchanges'

Defence has challenges when it comes to finding and retaining Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP). Join in the activities undertaken by this JIG-sponsored project on MOD-Industry Information Skills Collaboration to add your inputs to the creation of a set of principles and, subsequently procedures, that would enable exchange of Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) between Government and Industry   more

Added: 29th November 2017

Defence Support Network - Information Systems (DSN-IS) Market Engagement:

Defence Support Network - Information Systems (DSN-IS) Market Engagement:

Download documents in the MOD Data Pack for Industry on Defence Support Network - Information Systems (DSN-IS) Market Engagement. There's a response deadline of Friday 8th December 2017 to submit questions &/or comments, observations or recommendations regarding MODís approach to DSN-IS Market Engagement. This Data Pack is being made available to Industry via techUK and ADS Group as well as TD-Info. If you have any issues with obtaining the material, please contact secretariat@teamdefence.info referencing this News Item   more

Added: 27th November 2017

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - preparing your business for the mandated changes ahead

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - preparing your business for the mandated changes ahead

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into law in May 2018. Are organisations prepared? What does it entail? What are the penalties for non-compliance? Are there any differences/caveats with regard to MOD? This highly-informative and well-attended event jointly organised by techUK (hosts), ADS and TD-Info, addressed these and other issues via presentations on GDPR and a panel session that included the MOD lead on this topic.  more

Added: 23rd November 2017

Support Chain Seminar 17 Presentations now avalable

Support Chain Seminar 17 Presentations now avalable

A number of the SCS17 speaker presentations are now available for TD-Info members to download. The current list comprises topics on: The 4th Industrial Revolution, Innovative Through-Life Support, Enabling Support Transformation, the DE&S Innovation Strategy and supporting documents such as the DE&S Innovation Strategy and the Maritime Support Innovation eXploitation (MarSIX) Strategy_Paper  more

Added: 20th November 2017

MOD Abbreviations Listed

MOD Abbreviations Listed

Help with the 'Alphabet Soup' of acronyms and abbreviations used in the MOD and Government. Links to Abbreviations Guide for Industry produced as part of the Industry Customers Engagement Forum (ICEF)   more

Added: 17th November 2017

Visit to the Rolls-Royce IT innovations Lab, Derby

Visit to the Rolls-Royce IT innovations Lab, Derby

This was a stimulating and insightful visit to the Rolls-Royce IT Innovation Lab, at their Derby site. The session included a tour of the facility with background as to its aims and uses, the Design Thinking approach influenced by that of the Stanford d.school; participation in a Design workshop and examples of how the Lab is being put to good effect. Many thanks to member Rolls-Royce for their warm hospitality, the tour and insights, and for making the facilities available for a meeting of the TD-Info Joint Information Group (JIG) Engagement Team.  more

Added: 15th November 2017

Maritime Support Information Exploitation (MarSIX) Strategy paper available

Maritime Support Information Exploitation (MarSIX) Strategy paper available

Titled "Maritime Support Information Exploitation (MarSIX) Strategy:Enabling, Equipping and Empowering the Support Enterprise through Digital Transformation", this Paper describes the MarSIX concept that brings together design principles of Defence Support Network (Information Services) with other guiding principles, the Common Support Model (CSM) Target Operating Model (TOM) and new capabilities such as New Style of IT Deployed (NSoITD) to provide a direction of travel to guide development of future Engineering Support information based capability.

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Added: 14th November 2017

Good Practice Study Group Final Presentations - Join this Open Session, 13 Dec: hosted by DXC at Aldershot

Good Practice Study Group Final Presentations - Join this Open Session, 13 Dec: hosted by DXC at Aldershot

Young professionals from member companies have been working hard researching topics of relevant to their companies and themselves. This is their presentation of findings to a joint MOD/Industry audience. Innovation topics feature on a theme of Using the Cloud to apply Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to gain efficiencies in Defence Logistics  more

Added: 29th October 2017