Defence Information is an annual 2-day Event jointly organisd by Team Defence Information, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Cranfield University. Past events have been at locations that include RUSI, the Defence Academy, Shrivenham and, more recently, the STEAM Conferencing Centre at Swindon.
Content from previous Defence Information Events is published below. They have been grouped by year: click on DI'16, DI'17 and DI'18 (not forgetting the future DI'19!)See also section in Learning titled TD-Info Excellence
Reports on Defence_Information_18 Event Public Expand
Last Updated: 17 May 2018 18:37 Download
Read a summary of Defence Information 2018 that includes speaker sessions, workshops, Excellence Award results - plus two reviews from independent sources
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Views on Defence Information 2018 Event Public Expand
Last Updated: 3 May 2018 16:52 Download
This document presents two independent views on Defence Information 2018 . The first, from Simon Harries, comments on what he saw as the three major themes - Integration, Transformation and People - present throughout this two-day event that attracted over 270 from both MOD and Industry. The second piece is copied from a blog post called My favo(u)rite conference of the year from Kevin Parker, the lead of the independent judges for the 2018 Excellence Award. We also include mention of the results of the TD-Info 2018 Excellence Award, won by GBR14, and the Appendix includes a summary of DI’18.
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RESULTS TD-Info 2018 Excellence Awards Public Expand
Last Updated: 1 May 2018 11:12 Download
Congratulations to all finalists in the Team Defence Information 2018 Excellence Awards. The awards are:
The 2018 WINNER was judged to be GBR14.
Highly Commended: Two awards made: Babcock; MooD international
Commended: Five awards made: BAR Associates; BAE Systems Land UK; Exostar; Lockheed Martin; and, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
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Team Defence Information 2018 Excellence Awards - Kevin Parker presentation Public Expand
Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018 10:59 Download
Kevin Parker, on behalf of the independent judging panel, presented an overview of the finalists for the Defence Information 2018, leading to announcement of the winners from a very stong set of finalists. A video of this presentation is on YouTube at https://youtu.be/G9IbqDJ5JMI
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Finalists for TD-Info 2018 Excellence Awards Public Expand
Last Updated: 12 Apr 2018 16:49 Download
The following submissions are finalists for the TD-Info 2018 Excellence Awards:
A: Additive Manufacturing - Decision Support System (AM-DSS)- The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Babcock international
B: Additive Manufacturing – Rapid Support System (AM-RS2): Concept Design of a deployable AM unit for War Theatre - The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Babcock international, KW Special Projects, Sarabanfidesign
C: BAE Systems LandLINKTM – Decision Support - BAE Systems Land UK, BAE Systems Military Air Information (DITS), Monro Consulting
D: COMPASS – The Interactive Digital Gateway, delivering the Common Support Model across the Surface Ship Support Alliance - MooD International and DE&S (Warship Support)
E: Enabling Secure Collaboration for UK OFFICIAL Information - Exostar
F: Making secure access to data a facilitator of value-add processes, not a limiter - GBR14 In association with Innovate UK, BP, Sparc Systems
G: Optimising supply chain innovation through enhanced strategic value - BAR Associates Ltd
H: The JAMES Connection Agent - Lockheed Martin, Software AG, Army D Info, DE&S, Army HQ, JANUS Team
J: Through-life Transformation of how Assets Subject to Special Controls are managed throughout the support chain - MOD (WATERGUARD representatives) & Babcock as Joint Information Group (JIG) Sponsors with support from: tlmNEXUS, Raytheon, Servowatch, Sopra Steria, CAMCODE, Exostar, Leonardo, BAE, General Dynamics, QinetiQ, Lockheed Martin, Allan Webb, LEIDOS, Rolls Royce, Strategic Shipping, Rockwell Collins, SAP, Fujitsu, Team Defence Information, ADS Group, EGADDs
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Defence Information 2017 Event: Delivering in a Changing World 26 & 27 April Flyer 3-9 Public Expand
Last Updated: 2 May 2017 17:46 Download
Defence Information 2017 is the major annual communications event of Joint Information Group activities (the JIG reports to the Defence Suppliers Forum) and the Event’s content spans both Information and Support. Read this flyer about DI'17 whose theme is 'Delivering in a Changing World. It also has detaila about the Excellence Awards - 28 February is the closing date for entries. DI'17 is on 26 and 27 April. This document will be updated on a regular basis.
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Press Release - RESULTS of Maritime Innovation Challenge 50k Prize_280416 Public Expand
Last Updated: 28 Apr 2016 14:40 Download
PRESS RELEASE – for immediate release | 27 April 2016
UKCeB is pleased to announce Warwick Analytics as the Winner of the Maritime Innovation Challenge (MIC), a competition open to Small-to-Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) with a winner’s prize of £50,000. In collaboration with Navy Command, Babcock were sponsors for the competition which was managed by UKCeB with support from major trade organisations ADS Group and techUK. The results were announced at the UKCeB Defence Information ’16 (DI’16) Conference on 21 April 2016.
The winning submission made by Warwick Analytics - https://warwickanalytics.com - was for a proposed Maritime Automated Predictive Maintenance (MAPM) solution. Dan Somers, MD of Warwick Analytics, explained that MAPM “takes both the live and static data from maritime fleets to automatically predict issues, and also recommend how to obviate or resolve them with live corrective actions and/or maintenance.” Key areas addressed are increasing availability, saving costs and improving safety.
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Press Release re Finalists to the Maritime Innovation Challenge_v2 Public Expand
Last Updated: 15 Apr 2016 16:05 Download
Results from the Judging Day on 13 April 2016 at Royal Navy Command HQ. There were 5 Finalists who presented at Defence Information '16 on 21 April, competing for a winner's prize of £50,000.
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Nine Shortlisted Companies in the Maritime Innovation Challenge_120416 Public Expand
Last Updated: 12 Apr 2016 10:56 Download
This document introduces the nine short-listed Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and their submissions to the Maritime Innovation Challenge. Each submission applies innovation to one or more of the three Categories of the Challenge: Peer-to-peer Knowledge Sharing, Data Visualisation and Knowledge Capture.
The short descriptions here are those provided by each SME as part of a more detailed submission. The SMEs are listed in the order that presentations to be made to the Maritime Innovation Challenge Judges on 13th April 2016 at Royal Navy Command Headquarters, Portsmouth.
The overall winner and Commended entrants were announced on the second day of the Defence Information ’16 held at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham. The UKCeB organises this event in conjunction with Cranfield University.
Warwick Analytics was the SME that was the overall winner of the Maritime Innovation Challenge and received a prize of £50,000. All entrants have been successful in raising their profile in the defence sector.
UKCeB was delighted that the Maritime Innovation Challenge attracted a healthy number of quality entrants and provided a great showcase for SMEs and also helped them better understand the market opportunities in defence. This Challenge has given SMEs an attentive audience and it opens the potential for business opportunities, regardless of whether an SME is the prize winner. Please review these interesting innovation proposals and use the links to find out more about these companies.
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The Automated Digital Revolution: Connected Car - a DI'16 Presentation & Workshop Public Expand
Last Updated: 13 Oct 2015 15:17 Download
UKCeB member Bearing Point will provide a Presentation and a workshop at Defence Information 2016. This is a flyer containing details about the content of both. BearingPoint will explain the catalysts for digital transformation in automotive through their experiences of working with Jaguar Land Rover to launch their first connected cars. As and when more documents are available, they will be appended as 'sub-documents' to this.
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