Nearly 80% of senior execs rate innovation as either the top-most priority or a top-three priority for their company. The following graphic compares where innovation and product development tank among respondent company’s top strategic priorities over the last ten years.
Enterprises surveyed are predicting they will invest an average of $2.87M in cloud computing technologies in 2016.
90% of enterprises are relying on APIs in their cloud integration plans for 2016.
25% of total IT budgets will be allocated to cloud computing in 2016.
Security continues to be the biggest challenge enterprises face in adopting cloud computing.
Bottom line: Manufacturers today are facing the global challenges of staying in step with increasingly complex customer requirements while accelerating product development and reducing costs. Excelling on these three dimensions is going to require an entirely new level of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Manufacturing Intelligence and analytics performance.
Gartner predicts that algorithms will have a galvanizing effect across and within enterprises and implies this will extend to value chains, defining the future of business from an interconnection and relationship standpoint.
Digital manufacturing strategies are gaining ground as manufacturers adopt big data and analytics to improve operational effectiveness, time-to-market, new product development and increase product quality and reliability.
To fully capitalize on these opportunities and perform at the speed customers expect, many of these aerospace manufacturers need to move forward with the current generation of MES applications and tools.
You can have all the fancy tools, all the simulation that shows how products could be assembled, but if your shop floor isn't working efficiently, if they don't have the right tool to build the product, those other fancy options bring you no value.
The greatest supply chain challenges A&D manufacturers face include ensuring sufficient supplier capacity meet demand (43%), supplier performance in terms of risk, reliability and quality (43%) and flexibility and responsiveness to changes in demand or product mix (40%).
Every two years in June, aviation and space enthusiasts turn their attention to the International Air Show and Space of Paris-Le Bourget (SIAE), more commonly known as the Paris Air Show. This is the largest international event representing the aviation, aerospace and defense industries on a global scale today.
New demands on manufacturing, such as shorter time to market, shorter lifecycles, increased number of product configurations, high performance, flexible dynamic processes, are driving the need for smarter and more automated machines and production processes.
Gartner's 2015 announcement of the top global supply chain leaders reveals a striking number of complex manufacturers included in its supply chain top 25, and notes the wide scope of their business models.
Sure, you have a lean shop and your personnel can quickly access their tools, but after that shop is lean and they are still spending time not working on product, then you are suffering from one of the top five killers of cycle time.
The highest-performing Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) reduce the chaotic clutter of paperwork by delivering greater accuracy, precision and quality of online work instructions, while scaling processes across all production centers anytime, anywhere.
Transparency is an essential condition for a free and open exchange and evaluation of priorities for process improvements. It is essential to creating a culture of trust and teamwork in the organization.
iBASEt announced today that the company will exhibit its Solumina MRO software suite at the 20th annual Aviation Week MRO Americas Conference (booth #1726) on April 14-16, 2015 at the Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL.
Manufacturers are chasing the best design, engineering and production talent globally while attempting to reduce costs and improve quality. Managing to these constraints is always challenging and also changing the structure of the aerospace and defense industry.
Cirrus Aircraft continues to be an industry leader in streamlining conformity management of certification test articles and is a leader in the FAA’s Certification Process Improvement Initiative program.
Quand il se agit de système d'exécution de fabrication et production aérospatiale, trois grandes catégories d’opérateurs constituent l’industrie aéronautique et spatiale en France, sur un marché de 35 Md€.
From the initial supplier quality qualifications, audits and sourcing requirements to production and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), all aspects of jet production are predicated on quality management.
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