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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

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: 7th November 2018

MOD asks for input to online survey to identify SME experiences when working in its supply chain

MOD asks for input to online survey to identify SME experiences when working in its supply chain

The UK MOD has asked ADS Group to conduct a survey on their behalf. MOD wishes to identify SME experiences when working in its supply chain. This is open to 26 November and it would be valauable if larger suppliers can draw this survey opportunity to the attention of their SME supplier base please.  more

Added: 6th November 2018

Cyber Security Professionals 2018 (CSP:2018) Free Event 28 & 29 Nov, York

Cyber Security Professionals 2018 (CSP:2018) Free Event 28 & 29 Nov, York

TD-Info are pleased to be particpating in the annual Cyber Security Professionals event (CSP:2018), organised by member company Soft Box Ltd, taking place on 28-20 November at York Racecourse  more

Added: 30th October 2018

New Industry Co-Chair for Joint Information Group (JIG)

New Industry Co-Chair for Joint Information Group (JIG)

We welcome Andy Burch as incoming Industry Co-Chair for the Joint Information Group (JIG), working with MOD Co-Chair Martin Elliot, Information Systems & Services (ISS) Director Service Design. Andy is Director Engineering Services (interim), Engineering Services | Marine & Technology, Babcock International Group.   more

Added: 30th October 2018

Data Integration in Defence Logistics - invite to a competition scoping workshop: 28 Nov

Data Integration in Defence Logistics - invite to a competition scoping workshop: 28 Nov

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) plans to run a competition on Data Integration in the Defence Logistics environment. DASA) is interested in finding innovative solutions to how the Ministry of Defence (MOD) accesses, integrates, exploits and utilises its data in an easier, more cost effective and flexible way. DASA invites interested parties to a workshop (28 November 2018) where stakeholders/suppliers can learn more about the problem space and help shape the scope of the competition  more

Added: 29th October 2018

Mobile Services Apps Publishing Workshops - JIG-sponsored activity

Mobile Services Apps Publishing Workshops - JIG-sponsored activity

The Joint Information Group (JIG) approved a project to scope and share methods of publishing mobile applications across Defence, with reference to the roll-out of mobile capabilities by MOD Information Systems & Services (ISS). The goal is to define consistent methods to enable innovation between industry and the MOD  more

Added: 26th October 2018

Good Practice Study Group 2018 Research Presentations - 6 December

Good Practice Study Group 2018 Research Presentations - 6 December

The Good Practice Study Group GPSG 2018 cohort are a group of defence "emerging professionals" (e.g. recent graduates/apprentices on a career path) who have mentoring support from Industry/MOD volunteers. Their focused research projects are on work-related topics that have direct relevance to them and the defence organisations who employ them. Examples of current projects are given below. In general, they address application “digital enterprise” capabilities to address problems and open up innovative ‘step-change’ opportunities. Example areas for research include, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality (AR/VR/MR), Additive Manufacturing and High Performance Computing (HPC).  more

Added: 25th October 2018

'New Green Box' takes shape with Tim King as lead

'New Green Box' takes shape with Tim King as lead

The New Green Box is a construct whereby Industry is engaged as a stakeholder in the MOD processes for consulting on and assessing the impact of proposed information system changes on MOD's output-based contracts - as well as it assisting MOD to shape significant new requirements. It provides a collective ‘Team Defence’ perspective that involves both MOD and Industry, using the expertise and experience of both to inform decisions.  more

Added: 25th October 2018

Presentations from Support Chain Seminar 2018 available to download

Presentations from Support Chain Seminar 2018 available to download

The theme for SCS18 was 'Modernising Defence Support'. The mix of MOD, Industry and Academic presenters provided stimulating and informative insights which we look forward to reporting further. In the meantime, we have several of the speaker presentations available for download for members.   more

Added: 23rd October 2018

New centre for immersive storytelling will help UK industry excel

New centre for immersive storytelling will help UK industry excel

£10 million Industrial Strategy funding has been awarded to a new creative industries centre, which will build UK skills in immersive tech. The Centre for Immersive Storytelling will ensure that the UK’s creative workforce has world-leading skills in the use of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.  more

Added: 23rd October 2018

Common Support Framework (CSF) Launch slides

Common Support Framework (CSF) Launch slides

The CSF is described as "A consistent set of simplified and repeatable DE&S [Defence Equipment & Support] working practices, clarifying who’s responsible for what, and decision making defined within a corporate framework for all domains." The launch slide deck (Sep 2019) explains that the Common Support Framework (CSF) aligns with support working practices, simplifies collective changes and clarifies roles and responsibilities  more

Added: 20th October 2018