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Announcing the 2020 Defence Sustainability Challenge

Announcing the 2020 Defence Sustainability Challenge

“Delivering digitally-enabled and integrated support without costing the Earth” For this Challenge, the Joint Information Group Vanguard (JIG-V) seek radical proposals that identify areas where Defence could achieve reductions in environmental footprint, whilst still achieving its objectives. This could be through new technologies, innovations in policy, process or procedure, or through other previously unexplored options. There is cash prize money to be won as well as raising the profile of your business  more

Added: 20th December 2019

Defence Information 2020 1 & 2 April at STEAM: 'Information-led Transformation'

Defence Information 2020 1 & 2 April at STEAM: 'Information-led Transformation'

Our joint MOD/Industry annual Defence Information Event (DI20) 1/2 April at the GWR STEAM Conferencing, Swindon. Attracting some 350 delegates, DI20 combines senior-level and subject-expert speakers, a selection of workshops, panel sessions, great exhibitor stands, a showcase for Good Practice, TD-Info Annual Awards for Collaboration and Innovation, our DI20 dinner at STEAM and plenty of excellent learning and networking opportunities throughout. Our DI20 theme is Information-led Transformation. Enquire now for details on booking exhbibitor stands and sponsor packages.   more

Added: 27th November 2019

Defence 2030 - Staying Ahead in Aerospace, Cyber and Logistics

Defence 2030 - Staying Ahead in Aerospace, Cyber and Logistics

The University of Lincoln is hosting a one-day workshop on the topic of ‘defence innovation’ on Thursday 13th Feb 2020 at the Hilton Hotel in Lincoln. The purpose of this event is to bring together industry, academics and experts in the appreciation of current challenges & needs in the pursuit of developing new ideas and solutions in the field of aerospace, cyber and logistics fit for 2030.

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Added: 16th January 2020

LOGNET: Sustainability - Resilience - Interoperability - Digital Transformation - Innovation

LOGNET: Sustainability - Resilience - Interoperability - Digital Transformation - Innovation

TD-Info is supporting the annual LOGNET conference (12 & 13 March 2020) - see link for free place booking. This LOGNET is focused on "Delivering Resilient, Integrated & Sustainable Logistic Support in Degraded & Contested Environment" with themes on Sustainability - Resilience - Interoperability - Digital Transformation - Innovation.  The Chief of Defence Logistics and Support (CDLS) at Strategic Command, Richard Wardlaw, will brief on his role as the Functional Leader for Support. LOGNET will 'relaunch' the Defence Support Transformation Programme amd update on the Defence Support Operating Model (DSOM), Business Modernisation for Support, the Integrated Operating Concept, challenges and the Defence Activity Programme  more

Added: 8th January 2020

Innovation is key explains Dr Jon Hall, Babcock Technology Managing Director

Innovation is key explains Dr Jon Hall, Babcock Technology Managing Director

"Babcock’s managing director for technology Dr Jon Hall explains how an innovative approach to data is at the heart of the firm’s technology strategy." [Source: The Engineer 7 Jan 2020]   more

Added: 7th January 2020

Enter 2020 Innovation Challenge: Data collection & provenance re AI & ML in Defence

Enter 2020 Innovation Challenge: Data collection & provenance re AI & ML in Defence

The TD-Info 2020 Innovation Challenge - set by the MOD Digital Defence Innovation team - is on "Data collection & provenance in the context of AI & ML in Defence". MOD Digital Defence Innovation team has set the 2020 Innovation Challenge aimed at SMEs and start-up companies. Entries of up to 300 words by 6 March 2020. A shortlist of up to six companies will each have the opportunity to showcase in the Innovation Zone at the Defence Information event held on 1-2 April 2020

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Added: 6th January 2020

Entries now open for TD-Info 2020 Excellence Award - deadline 31 January

Entries now open for TD-Info 2020 Excellence Award - deadline 31 January

The TD-Info 2020 Excellence Award and Market Place celebrate innovative Team Defence activities. It is keenly supported by both MOD and Industry, who recognise the value of learning from innovative joint endeavours involving companies of all sizes - from Defence primes to the smallest micro-businesses. All finalists win 2 attendee places and an Exhibition Stand to showcase their entries in the TD-Info Good Practice Market Place at Defence Information 2020 Event, 1 & 2 April  more

Added: 6th January 2020

Word to the wise...use the full '2020' date format this year

Word to the wise...use the full '2020' date format this year

Do not date anything using the two digit year format, e.g. 06/10/20, as this can be easily changed to a preceding year, e.g. 06/10/2019, etc. Always use the full four digit year format, e.g. 06/10/2020

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Added: 2nd January 2020

Keywords on our website & recent addtions: Sustainable Development - Zero Carbon & Women in Defence

Keywords on our website & recent addtions: Sustainable Development - Zero Carbon & Women in Defence

TD-Info uses Key Words as tags that are added to News Items, Documents, Communty web pages etc. Each Key Word should enable you to find out more about the term and its relevance within TD-Info. Explanatory text may include useul links - both external and those 'internal' to our website. Also, we provide a contact point for each Key Word so that you can email that person with any comments or queries.  more

Added: 1st January 2020

Certified Data Management Professionals Boot Camp leading to CDMP certification 28/29 Jan

Certified Data Management Professionals Boot Camp leading to CDMP certification 28/29 Jan

This Certified Data Management Professionals (CDMP) 2-day session (28/29 January) includes preparation for - and taking of - the CDMP exam. DAMA is providing the first CDMP preparation course in the UK based on the all new CDMP certification exams  more

Added: 1st January 2020

Research Technology & Innovation Activities 2019 + 2020: TD-Info Summary

Research Technology & Innovation Activities 2019 + 2020: TD-Info Summary

This useful document summarises the Research Technology & innovation (RTI) activities that Team Defence Innovation (TD-Info) was involved in and supported during 2019 – and highlights activities in these areas during the first quarter of 2020. Use the links provided for follow-up details  more

Added: 1st January 2020

Davos Manifesto 2020: The Universal Purpose of a Company in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Davos Manifesto 2020: The Universal Purpose of a Company in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

"The purpose of a company is to engage all its stakeholders in shared and sustained value creation. In creating such value, a company serves not only its shareholders, but all its stakeholders – employees, customers, suppliers, local communities and society at large..." So begins this piece authored by Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum  more

Added: 28th December 2019