Communities Of Practice

Committee on Defence Equipment Reliability & Maintainability

Committee on Defence Equipment Reliability & Maintainability (CoDERM). In order to ensure that military capability is maximised through optimal levels of equipment Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) it is essential that MOD and industry co-operate to their mutual advantage. The CoDERM has been established to provide a Community of Practice to facilitate that co-operation.

Combined Technical Documentation Management Working Group

The Combined Technical Documentation Working Group (CTDWG) provides a Community of Practice (CoP) to support the MOD’s strategy for technical documentation support solutions and the development of supporting pan-MOD Technical Documentation Policy and Advice and Guidance. The group will provide a business focus on the strategic requirements to enable the delivery of coherent technical documentation solutions, supported by sub groups to focus on specific technical advice and research, specifications and standards.

Defence Asset Management

Under the auspice of TD-Info, the AMCoP is a standing joint MOD, Defence Industry and the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) community of practice. The IAM is the Asset Management (AM) professional body and will be represented by the IAM SW Branch. The AMCoP will offer outputs and information to Defence Joint Support, the Defence Support Joint Force Development Board (DSFDB) and to Def Sp People Strategy and Professionalism.

Delivery Continuity Executive

Early mitigation of threats to continuity of delivery, meeting needs of industry and MOD. Mutual understanding between providers and users in industry of MOD information services. Establishing more effective sharing and exchange of data, which improves decision making across contracts for Defence Support Increased re-use of MOD information services to maximise return on investment..

ICEF

A standing group of MOD and Industry representatives to enable communication of MOD plans and discussion of issues relating to ICT services provided to Industry Customers by MOD Defence Digital (formerly ISS).

Information Security Forum

To promote better ways of collaborating securely within the Aerospace and Defence Sector by developing information assurance guidance and influencing MOD security policy to enable improvements in how the Defence community works together.

Packaging for Equipment Acquisition and Support

This Community of Practice provides a forum for the MOD and Industry where topics of discussion include guidance and resolution of matters relating to Military Level Packaging, training, links with Professional Bodies e.g. The Packaging Society (IoM³); innovations related to packaging..

Integrated Product Support (IPS) CoP (formerly SCSEWG)

Strive to improve the Whole Life Cost Effectiveness of the “System of Interest”.

Our “Communities of Practice” bring together Defence Industry and MOD members, combining their knowledge and intellect, to mutually advance the understanding of common areas of interest.

The output of these Communities of Practice usually develops into a White Paper, provides the focus for establishing a Working Group, or initiates a collaborative Industry/MOD Project.  

Events

Information on all sector-relevant events, run by TDI and other organisations.

High Value Manufacturing Centre of Expertise (CoE)

High Value Manufacturing (HVM) has the potential to transform DE&S acquisition and the provision of support. Future Capability Group are establishing a HVM Centre of Expertise (CoE) and working through the TD-Info Open Innovation Laboratories (OIL) are looking to...

Data Exploitation in Defence : Powered by Tableau

“Our ambition to ‘unleash the power of data’ is stronger than ever. Our future will be shaped by how we protect and exploit Defence’s assets. Data will become our second most important asset only behind our People. This is the clear intent of our Data...

News

News and blogs to keep you in the know. 

Support to Ukraine Innovation Fund

Defence Ministers are calling on UK industry to accelerate the development of equipment for the Ukrainian armed forces, launching a £25 million campaign fund for the design and delivery of equipment to the country across the coming months. The competition will be...

Team Defence Information Bulletin – May 2022

Introduction from our Managing Director, Phil Williams Hello TD-Info World As the year races on apace and our gaze is still hard fast on Ukraine, we reflected at SupportNET 22 with MP and Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quinn, and Lt General Richard Wardlaw...