Presentations & Whitepapers
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Your Factory Data is your Superpower

Presented on March 17, 2022

The power of data analytics in making double digit improvements in relatively short time, complements lean methodology but does not replace it. We will discuss practical approaches to best leveraging existing data, while continuously and efficiently improving its integrity

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ERP Survey for Planning & Scheduling Optimization

Published Q3/Q4 of 2021

During the latter half of 2021 we conducted 60 interviews with SME manufactures in the aerospace supply chain, as well as with various industry experts and software professionals. 

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Lessons from the Legacy Aerospace Supply Chains

Presented on March 11, 2021

An overview of the evolution of aerospace supply chains involving the implementation of new technologies. The focus becomes the impacts of these technologies on the consumer/supplier dynamic and the role technology plays in creating a more efficient supply chain management system.

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Business Processes & Systems for SME Manufacturers

Published Feb 2020

This whitepaper approaches the collection, storage, and analysis of factory data from a user's perspective.  Industry standard classification of data streams and systems are summarized and a critique of current commercial systems at a high level is included.

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Leveraging Digital Technologies to Transform Aerospace Shop

Presented on Dec 10, 2020

Responding to skilled labor shortages in aerospace manufacturing requires the need to embrace a digital future. A discussion on how tools such as descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and simulation can be used throughout a product life cycle to provide increased cash flow and shop floor optimization.

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Post COVID-19 Aerospace Production Forecast

Presented on June 01, 2020

A high level brief of the COVID-19 impact on aerospace production. This is mostly focused on large fixed wing aircrafts and engines but includes the underlying details on all aircrafts in all segments (Business, Rotary, Military). All numbers are based on industry consensus of air traffic recovering by the end of 2022 to early 2023.

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Post COVID-19 Scenarios for Aerospace Supply Chain

Presented on May 18, 2020

A high level brief of the impact of COVID-19 on the aerospace industry. This focuses on the impacts of COVID-19 on production and the ways the aerospace industry may work to recover while including emerging future trends.

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The (Near) Future of Aerospace Manufacturing

Presented on May 07, 2019

Principles of factory physics do not change despite changing buzzwords on social media. This provides a discussion on the enhancements technology can add as long as a company is rooted in the scientific method and acknowledges the power of technology to reveal opportunities for the company.

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Aerospace Manufacturing in Emerging Countries

Presented on May 01. 2018

Outsourcing aerospace manufacturing to emerging countries has not been an unmitigated success yet, manufacturing in these countries continues to grow. This discusses the aviation manufacturing trends and opportunities seen in many countries including China, Brazil, and India.

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India Aerospace Supply Chain 2.0

Presented on Oct 31, 2017

India's aerospace supply chain is evolving into a new phase which can be identified by eight macro factors. This includes a discussion on these factors as well as the future growth for India's supply chain 2.0 and the implications this may cause.

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