Businesses operating in this industry might be trained in military precision, but keeping up with the competition requires a technological rethink as dynamic as the industry itself. Whilst the aerospace and defence industry has always relied on up-to-date digitalisation and technology, failing to keep up with it threatens the existence of your business.
And with the uncontrollable growth in demand comes the new competitors disrupting the industry, confirming that there is a need for technology to take over the value chain. Your business needs a level of innovation not anticipated by the enemy, and your business needs it now.
Turbulence might lie up ahead, but we can steady the ship.
Whilst digitalisation has always maintained a strong grasp on the aerospace and defense industry, the need to maintain a consistent and constant level of innovation should not go amiss. In fact, as tech forms the basis for the sector, aligning with the changes in trends and technology is fundamental.
The process of R&D notoriously takes many years to complete, but armed with digital technologies that can provide data-driven insights into your business, and reduced the time taken to design and develop products, you can beat the clock.
And by streamlining each side of product innovation and commercialisation, improved efficiency can also be met.
A complete overhaul might seem unnecessary for such a quick-paced industry, but military precision starts with innovation, and that starts with you.
The defence industry might not seem as customer centric as the retail industry per say, but as with all technological overhauls, the customer focus fails to fall short.
Unlocking new customer insights driven by the data only digitally-aligned business models can harness can guarantee greater revenue through creating products relevant to the future user.
You need to curate customer satisfaction and move with the tide of demand to maintain business stability, all the while upholding the standards required of such complex products. Balancing the ever-changing technological trends for your operations and for the customer are feats not to be taken lightly.
Making a choice costs.
Tap into the potential for product experimentation and engagement, and tap into it with us.
Michael Garcia Director of Marketing, Answering Legal
For those with an ear to the ground, our services carry out a Digital Transformation. A Digital Transformation rethinks how you manage your employees', your clients' and business’ data, and how you carry out your business operations. Or, in simple terms, a DT is the technological revamps your business needs to stay competitive.
The aerospace and defence industry stands firmly as a unique industry, conquering individual challenges and considering sector-specific issues. Thus, it would appear as if it would stand apart from the typical aims of a digital transformation, namely customer engagement and efficiency. This is not true.
Central to the future of the industry is innovation: keeping up with the quick-paced changes set to disrupt the industry from other contenders is all in a day's work for businesses looking to make their name in the sector. From producing goods and services to serve tomorrow’s customers - whilst also supporting those of today - to discovering ways to hack their efficiency, technology is set to go further in this forward-thinking industry.
Only recently has analytics, automation, the cloud, and the Internet of Things been integrated into the industry’s technological stance. And only recently have your competitors realised the importance of staying one step ahead. You need to keep up.
By harnessing third-party services and algorithms in particular, cutting out development time and reaping the rewards of digital innovation are much easier to grasp.
SOURCE DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS
No customer can be reduced to a statistic, nor should they ever be - but using data to tap into their desires is far more effective than assigning them a number.
TEST PRODUCTS AND RECEPTION AT PACE
It’s fair to say that the aerospace and defense industry has earnt the label ‘niche’, but by ensuring your products will satisfy your customers, you can be sure to score sales thanks to high speed insights from data.
Speaking of niche: detect the exact products and services your clientele expects, and fine-tune your business’s innovation with military precision thanks to data-driven insights.
VIA BUSINESS MODELS
Fundamental to this industry’s digital transformation is adapting to the disruption courtesy of new competitors. By harnessing new business models, the technological innovation can align with the business.
Innovation might be the buzzword of the industry, but putting it into practice is no understatement. Align your whole business digitally, and rethink production, supply, and marketing.
AND VIA YOUR BUSINESS’ GROWTH
Central to the industry’s future is that of driving growth to cope with the onset of thriving demand. And growing a business can start with something as simple as planting technology in all departments.
PREPARE FOR EVOLUTION
The current disruption evolving the industry is not a wave that will crest and crash onto the shore; it is simply part of the tide to come. It’s time to rethink technology, and never stop rethinking it.
DIGITALISE YOUR MILITARY PRECISION
Problems cannot be predicted, thus, by rooting technology is all facets of a business, issues can be identified, analysed and solved at speed. That’s what you call military precision.
STAY CLOSE TO YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN
Collaboration is a core principle of the industry, but outside of the military perspective often taken, this should stretch into all areas of the business. And the supply chain must be a part of this.
Taking things technological might seem a challenging feat set to put your troops through their paces, but with Lolly Co at every step of the way, navigating the new territory need not be difficult. In fact, with our tech-team assessing your business’ exact needs and walking you through each step, you don’t need a map, either! But, if you do fancy finding your way around tomorrow’s business technology, you can start here.
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