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Please use email as 1st choice in contacting TD-Info during the Covid-19 lockdown

Please use email as 1st choice in contacting TD-Info during the Covid-19 lockdown

As the Team Defence Information office is closed until further notice, and our team are working remotely, we ask please that, as much as possible, you contact us via email rather than using postal mail.   more

Added: 31st March 2020

Industry Security Notice: Requirements for Remote Working with MOD Material

Industry Security Notice: Requirements for Remote Working with MOD Material

The MOD has published Industry Security Notice

Number 2020/01, Subject: Clarification on Requirements for Remote Working with MOD Material. It provides clarification on generic requirements for Remote Working with MOD Material noting that typical requirements placed on the Defence Supply Base for protection of MOD material assume a situation where a majority of staff needing access are on premise, with remote working normally being handled on an exception basis. Get the link to the document

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Added: 27th March 2020

DI20 - Virtual Workshops: call for submissions

DI20 - Virtual Workshops: call for submissions

TD-info are looking to run a selection of the workshops that were scheduled to be held at DI20 virtually, given that the Event had to be cancelled. We aim to share some of the presentations and announcements that would have been made at DI20. We're clearly very disappointed that DI20 could not happen this year just as it geared up to be the biggest and best yet, but this is one way of bringing you some of the valuable content   more

Added: 24th March 2020

TD-Info Paper: User Guide for Online Meetings

TD-Info Paper: User Guide for Online Meetings

The Skype for Business project has accelerated creation of a User Guide for Online Meetings (solution agnostic and one of its project deliverables) in the light of the general need for increased online working. This will be updated iteratively as new information is identified - and members are invited to provide feedback. Download a copy   more

Added: 1st April 2020

TD-Info Webinars & Online Sessions provide new 'default' way we support ongoing activities

TD-Info Webinars & Online Sessions provide new 'default' way we support ongoing activities

TD-Info has moved to using 'online' as the default means of supporting our ongoing activities and communities. Expect to find instructions for joining sessions online for our regular Community meetings, workshops and project activities. Also, see guidance on 'etiquette' for virtual meetings   more

Added: 1st April 2020

Winner of 2020 Sustainability Challenge - Presentation at LOGNET Event

Winner of 2020 Sustainability Challenge - Presentation at LOGNET Event

Congratulations to Luke Harrison, Environmental Consultant with BMT, who is the overall winner of the TD-Info 2020 Sustainability Challenge, sponsored by Harmonic and coordinated by TD-Info's JIG-V community. He was presented with the Award and a cash prize at the LOGNET Event by the Chief of Defence Logistics and Support (CDLS) at Strategic Command, Lieutenant General Richard Wardlaw

Luke's pitch focused on the concept of Build with Lego, an approach to ensure a more circular economy in defence.  more

Added: 27th March 2020

COVID Support Force: the MODís contribution to the coronavirus response

COVID Support Force: the MODís contribution to the coronavirus response

Read on the gov.uk website the latest on what the MOD are doing to support public services in response to the coronavirus outbreak  more

Added: 26th March 2020

Call for Papers (6 Apr deadline) for 9th International Through-life Engineering Services Conference 2020 TESConf

Call for Papers (6 Apr deadline) for 9th International Through-life Engineering Services Conference 2020 TESConf

The Call for Papers is open for the forthcoming 9th International Through-life Engineering Services Conference 2020 (TESConf 2020) on the 3rd and 4th of November, downloadable from our Website. We are currently planning for the conference to be hosted at Cranfield University, but depending on how the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will decide on whether to run the conference online in due course. The deadline for Abstract submission is the 6th of April.  more

Added: 24th March 2020

About Defence Digital - information from MOD including Org Chart March 2020

About Defence Digital - information from MOD including Org Chart March 2020

"In December 2019, the organisation previously known as Information Systems and Services (ISS) was rebranded to become Defence Digital." Read more from MOD about what this means and download org charts. Industry is a significant customer of Defence Digital and TD-Info facilitates a community - the Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF)- whose members meet regularly with customer representatives from Defence Digital  more

Added: 18th March 2020

LOGNET - When will presentations be available?

LOGNET - When will presentations be available?

On behalf of the MOD organisers, and our own TD-Info staff who assisted, thank you to all involved in making the recent LOGNET Event (12 & 13 March) a highly informative and rewarding session. The MOD will be providing TD-Info with content from the presentations made at LOGNET, 12 & 13 March. Once these are available, we will publish them on our website. The intent is that for each presenter there will be: slide deck, audio and transcript of audio. These will be released as they come available (i.e. drip-feed') rather than waiting until all are ready. Please be patient given the current circumstances with regard to Covid-19   more

Added: 18th March 2020

TD-Info Working Online from 16 March 2020: Covid-19 Measures

TD-Info Working Online from 16 March 2020: Covid-19 Measures

As of 16 March 202, TD-Info has moved to online working as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our office will be closed and is not available for meetings, events or drop-in facilities. However, we will continue activities using online means and will revise our information about planned sessions accordingly, where they will replace in-person meetings. This considered move is designed to reduce potential exposure for staff, members and stakeholders, and also support wider social distancing measures that are essential to slow the impact of Covid-19. Online working is the new 'order of the day' as we endeavour to provide continuity of activities for the benefit of TD-Info members  more

Added: 17th March 2020

Survey on Retention of Staff (relatively recent joiners) working in Defence  - please support

Survey on Retention of Staff (relatively recent joiners) working in Defence - please support

As part of a piece of working looking at Skills and Retention, the JIG-V would like to understand the drivers for people coming into the defence industry including what they like and dislike, and what might cause them to leave. Please assist by completing a short online survey &/or ask colleagues for whom this is appropriate   more

Added: 11th March 2020

POSTPONED TO MARCH 2021 - Defence Information 2020 1 & 2 April at STEAM: 'Information-led Transformation'

POSTPONED TO MARCH 2021 - Defence Information 2020 1 & 2 April at STEAM: 'Information-led Transformation'

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak DIí20 is not going ahead this year in line with recent Government guidance about gatherings. DI20 will be Ďrebrandedí as DIí21 and the provisional dates are the 24 and 25 March 2021.  more

Added: 27th November 2019