AD&S Insights 2012, the third in this annual series, looks at the challenges facing programme management as the industry responds to a an unprecedented convergence of pressures in the environment in which today’s programmes are being delivered.
Programme management is now shifting beyond the fundamentals of creating schedules, tracking progress and pressuring suppliers for improved performance.
The report identifies five key areas for programme managers to focus on success: getting systems integration right; solidifying partnerships and joint ventures; agility and speed in business processes; being world citizens in relationship management, and applying a collaborative approach to supply chain management.
How will aerospace and defence companies cut through the converging pressures?
To get some answers, we've interviewed 28 senior executives from 23 leading AD&S companies. You can read points of view from the industry in this report. We also present some suggestions on how AD&S companies can improve their programme performance.