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Full STEAM ahead for new venue for Defence Information 18 - April 18 & 19 2018

Full STEAM ahead for new venue for Defence Information 18 - April 18 & 19 2018

In a break with tradition, we are hosting DI’18 at the excellent STEAM Museum Conferencing facilities in Swindon, which provides us with ample exhibition space, presentation hall, workshop and meeting spaces – all on the same site where we hold our DI’18 dinner on the evening of 18 April. We are privileged to have a wealth of highly knowledgeable and influential speakers at our annual Event in April this year; be sure to book a place whether as delegate, sponsor or exhibitor. Also, consider entering for the 2018 Excellence Awards. Read more about what to expect across 2 days...  more

Added: 2nd January 2018

Joint Forces Command senior, as of April 2017 (published 25 Jan 2018)

Joint Forces Command senior, as of April 2017 (published 25 Jan 2018)

The government websiite provides a page with information including Job title, Job/Team Function and, in some cases, Name of the person in post under the heading "Trasparency data - Joint Forces Command senior, as of April 2017" (published 25 Jan 2018).

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Added: 22nd February 2018

Malicious use of Artificial Intelligence Report

Malicious use of Artificial Intelligence Report

A report created by a number of academic and civil society organizations on the risks from malicious uses of AI and the steps that should be taken to mitigate them in advance. Of particular concern has been the potential interactions between computer security and AI. At present, computers are inherently insecure, and this makes them a poor platform for deploying important, high-stakes machine learning systems. It's also the case that AI might have implications for computer [in]security that we need to think about carefully in advance. The report looks closely at these questions, as well as the implications of AI for physical and political security.  more

Added: 21st February 2018

Army seeks Industry inputs to Blueprint for the Future Collective Training System (FCTS)

Army seeks Industry inputs to Blueprint for the Future Collective Training System (FCTS)

The Army are extremely keen to ensure that Industry inform the Blueprint for the Future Collective Training System (FCTS), one of the key outputs of the Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP). The seek detailed Industry responses in the form of a White Paper to questions set out in the Paper available to TD-Info members  more

Added: 20th February 2018

TD-Info member BOXARR Press Release - February 2018

TD-Info member BOXARR Press Release - February 2018

Member company BOXARR, a software company has formed an alliance with Deloitte, the business advisory firm, to provide organisations with solutions to analyse and optimise their complex technical, operational, and organisational systems. BOXARR enables people across organisations to quickly and collaboratively stitch together disparate information systems, processes, and human expertise into a tapestry of inter-dependencies; producing a digital twin of a specific challenge or scaling up to reflect their holistic organisational operations. Read more...

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Added: 14th February 2018

In 2019 the UK hosts the S1000D User Forum 2019 and ILS Specification Day

In 2019 the UK hosts the S1000D User Forum 2019 and ILS Specification Day

The S1000D User Forum 2019 and ILS Specification Day are being held in the UK during October 2019. Make a note of the date - it's the year of Brexit too!  more

Added: 13th February 2018

Augmented Intelligence Competition for SMEs - Defence theme

Augmented Intelligence Competition for SMEs - Defence theme

This Augmented Intelligence Competition is aimed at SMEs so please act &/or spread the word! The BT Infinity Awards, in partnership with the Cabinet Office and TechHub, are looking to find the best digital talent in machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence. Defence is one of the sectors. Prize of £10k + 6 months business support + flex membership at TechHub London office. Also a BT paper to download on the Future Workforce  more

Added: 8th February 2018

NIS Directive - UK Law in May 2018

NIS Directive - UK Law in May 2018

The Network and Information Systems (NIS) Guidance Collection is available at https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/nis-guidance-collection

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Added: 5th February 2018

Member Discount (15% off) for Combat Support Week - 27 Feb to 1 March, London

Member Discount (15% off) for Combat Support Week - 27 Feb to 1 March, London

Combat Support Week, chaired by General Sir Peter Wall, Former Chief of the General Staff of the British Army (2011-2014), will integrate a collaborative, end-to-end approach to combat support through joint-force panels, industry case studies and shared networking sessions.   more

Added: 2nd February 2018

MOD ISS ‘interviews’ Industry as part of Customer at the Heart (CATH) Project

MOD ISS ‘interviews’ Industry as part of Customer at the Heart (CATH) Project

Information Systems and Services (ISS) are conducting visits to interview some of its ‘Indirect Customers’, i.e. non-MOD customers, which includes Industry. This is to understand better the ‘customer journeys’ when using the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) service; to identify the touch points, pinch points, missing points of contact etc. This understanding will inform what remedial actions are appropriate as aprt of Continual Service Improvement (CSI). Such improvements in quality of service and first-time-fix rates ultimately filter through to benefit defence operations, so are important for all.  more

Added: 31st January 2018

Good Practice Study Group Presentations (2017) Available for Download

Good Practice Study Group Presentations (2017) Available for Download

Download presentations by young professionals from member companies on study topics that include: Artifical Intelligent (AI) & machine learning, Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT) in Defence and future technologies in aircraft manufacturing. These are the 2017 cohort in the TD-Info Good Practice Study Group  more

Added: 30th January 2018

TD-Info February 2018 Bulletin now out

TD-Info February 2018 Bulletin now out

A collection of recent News Items, Calendar events for the next few weeks and links to articles published in the last month.   more

Added: 29th January 2018