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..
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”.
Supportability Modelling and Analysis Community of Practice
A working group that seeks to identify and promulgate good practice in life cycle cost modelling across the UK Defence sector and contribute to the realisation of the DSCM vision.
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.
Information on all sector-relevant events, run by TDI and other organisations.
A forum to discuss existing and developing Policy, Advice and Guidance on Obsolescence Management matters; for promulgation across the whole of the UK Defence Sector. The JOMWG supports the JTLS SG objective of producing and exposing this joint Policy, Advice and...
To support the UK MoD and UK industry in improving Supportability Engineering (ILS) standards, processes (technical and management) and training in order to improve the effectiveness and the efficiency of Supportability Engineering (ILS) programmes and hence...
The UK Simplified Technical English Working Group (UKSTEWG) is a group of representatives from leading UK organisations and companies that use Simplified Technical English (STE). The main purpose of the UKSTEWG is to understand the UK’s requirement for STE, promote...
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Team Defence Information Bulletin for September 2022.
The Multi Domain Integration (MDI) working group successfully reached another waypoint in its evolution with the issue of its phase 3a report. The report covered the working group activities during the period from January to July 2022, with conclusions and...
The Defence Supplier's Forum Newsletter for September 2022.