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Virtual Meetings TD-Info Best Practice Ways of Working

Virtual Meetings TD-Info Best Practice Ways of Working

Guidance on best practice for holding Virtual Meetings, both across and within organisations, especially relevant given the need for remote working to avaoid the spread of Covid-19  more

Added: 27th March 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: 3rd March 2020

JIG – Vanguard (JIG-V) & Good Practice Study Group (GSPG) hold joint Board Meeting

JIG – Vanguard (JIG-V) & Good Practice Study Group (GSPG) hold joint Board Meeting

The first joint board meeting was held in February, this time hosted at Middle Wallop Army Air Corps base. The 24 representatives from MOD/Industry, primarily new professionals, discussed progress on various projects covering AI, mobile apps, skills and sustainability. Meet JIG-V representatives at the LOGNET Event on 12-13 March and at DI20 1-2 April. Learn how to get involved...

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Added: 28th February 2020

Defence Digital Organisation Chart (March 2020)

Defence Digital Organisation Chart (March 2020)

Defence Digital (formerly ISS) Organisation Chart (March 2020) available for download.   more

Added: 28th February 2020

Please assist with Survey for Engineering Support Transformation

Please assist with Survey for Engineering Support Transformation

TD-Info has been asked to invite members to contribute to a short (5 mins) survey being conducted by the Engineering Support Transformation (EST) team. It involves a short survey where you providde a rating against 11 themes, scoring for each your organisation’s capability to support Front Line Commands (FLCs) and Delivery Agents to achieve benefits. For each theme, please tick if applicable to Army, Navy, Air or 'Other' wtih an optional comment. Your contributions will help inform and support the business case that is in preparation  more

Added: 27th February 2020

POSTPONED: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – implications for defence & security: 24 March

POSTPONED: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – implications for defence & security: 24 March

As the situation around COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to develop and after discussions with our hosts BT and our principal sponsor BAE Systems, we have jointly decided, in the interest of public health and safety, to postpone the Intelligent Defence round table on 24th March, and the proceeding dinner discussion, to the Summer / Autumn period.

We hope you understand the decision and once Cityforum have a better idea of how the current situation will develop you will be notified with more information.

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Added: 25th February 2020

IPS/ILS User Forum Vienna 2020 - Save the Dates 2 - 5 November

IPS/ILS User Forum Vienna 2020 - Save the Dates 2 - 5 November

Since there will be no S1000D User Forum this year, the Vienna User Forum is THE event in 2020 to get all first-hand information and experiences about the S-Series-Specs and their practical implementation in user projects. This event will have 300+ participants from the worldwide IPS/ILS domain, with more than 20 exhibitors and 50 speakers. Save the dates! TD-Info actively represents the interests of its members on this international forum and was instrumental in hosting the 2019 event  more

Added: 25th February 2020

TD-Info Supports DETI - new Centre for Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation

TD-Info Supports DETI - new Centre for Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation

DETI is a research, innovation and skills initiative – it’s a collaboration of industry and academic partners led by the National Composites Centre (NCC) – which sets out to develop and accelerate digital engineering across multiple industry sectors – to benefit future generations of engineers and engineering products, and to help tackle global challenges.  more

Added: 5th February 2020

Logistics Technology Investigations - Stakeholder Engagement Workshops

Logistics Technology Investigations - Stakeholder Engagement Workshops

Two Stakeholder Engagement Workshops on Logistics Technology Investigations: 19th Feb 2020 – Forward supply chain opportunities and 27th Feb – Reverse supply chain opportunities. The focus is on Autonomy and Automation in Defence Support. Sessions in parallel at Bristol and Aldershot for accessibility. Find out more and how to contact your interest in particpating  more

Added: 3rd February 2020

Workshop (26 Feb) on Circular Economy for Defence Information & Communications Technology

Workshop (26 Feb) on Circular Economy for Defence Information & Communications Technology

Discovery Workshop to address issues relating to creating a circular economy in defence Information and Communications Technology (ICT). MOD’s Sustainability Strategy 2015-2025 provides a reference point. It "provides the direction to address risks to our business and capabilities during 2015 to 2025, which if made more sustainable, will enable us to be more efficient, resilient and adaptable to the future."  more

Added: 3rd February 2020

TD-Info coordinates Industry Input to Defence and Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS)

TD-Info coordinates Industry Input to Defence and Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS)

UKStratCom Defence Digital is leading the analysis for the Digital Backbone (network & communications) segment of the input into the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS). TD-Info has convened a workshop (3 February) for Industry to contribute inputs as well a collating written submissions  more

Added: 3rd February 2020

Welcome to New TD-Info Members

Welcome to New TD-Info Members

Please share with us in welcoming individuals from the following organisations as they join our TD-Info sessions. They include: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Arke Ltd, GP Strategies, One Identity and SEER International  more

Added: 21st January 2020

Focus on carbon reduction for this year’s Sustainability Challenge - How to Enter

Focus on carbon reduction for this year’s Sustainability Challenge - How to Enter

Article in FINN where TD-Info's Luca Leone explains the issues behind this year’s Team Defence Information and Ministry of Defence (MOD) Sustainability Challenge - and how you can enter  more

Added: 21st January 2020

Integrated Warrior Launch Event - 10 Feb 2020; Registration open to 23 Jan.

Integrated Warrior Launch Event - 10 Feb 2020; Registration open to 23 Jan.

ADS is partnering with UK Strategic Command to launch Integrated Warrior, the UK Defence's new high level defence experimentation programme. More details on the Event Programme and speakers and booking on ADS website  more

Added: 21st 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