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 TD-Info and other organisations.
What this is – This a new TD-info, industry, and MOD collaboration project to define and demonstrate the viability of Digital Twin benefits for MOD countermeasures (Flares). Why? – The field of Digital Twins as a whole hold’s incredible possibilities within the entire...
A key element of Multi Domain Integration (MDI), Defence Digital, Digital Deterrence, Software Acquisition Improvements, etc. is availability of digital talent plus a continued pipeline of capability. Following the launch by General Sir Jim Hockenhull - Commander...
General As part of moving the Sustainable Support Strategy forwards the next Sustainable Defence Support (SusDefSp) Sub Working Group (SWG) will explore how circular economics can improve supply chain resilience, certainty of supply and create operational advantage....
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The Defence Supplier's Forum Newsletter for May 2023
The Team Defence Information Bulletin for March 2023
Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) have been identified as a key enabler to creating Operational Advantage however Defence is struggling to keep pace with the rate of technological change and is not capitalising on the opportunities that can be realised through...