Disruptive Information Technologies: Leveraging the benefits, avoiding the pitfalls

Disruptive Information Technologies: Leveraging the benefits, avoiding the pitfalls

This republished special report states the likely impact of specific high powered colaborative technologies on business, technical, cultural, operational and security for our industry. The key characteristics of each technology are described in the report along with the benefits, risks and mitigations. Each section provides recommendations to help companies…

Radio Frequency Identification: Business scenarios that can benefit from the application of RFID

Radio Frequency Identification: Business scenarios that can benefit from the application of RFID

The AIA eBusiness Steering Group commissioned this report to identify the business scenarios where RFID could be effectively deployed in the aerospace and defense industry, based on growing industry experience of RFID in real applications. The report identifies some key successful applications in pilot and production environments, the lessons…

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Perceptions and Potential

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Perceptions and Potential

This report attempts both to define unmanned aircraft systems properly and to demystify their applications. It also explores
the societal benefits presented by their domestic use, and the policy priorities that must be addressed in order to keep the United States in its leading position in global UAS…

Policies and Codes of Conduct for the Use of Social Networks: Leveraging the Benefits…

Policies and Codes of Conduct for the Use of Social Networks: Leveraging the Benefits...

This report defines the key issues to be addressed when considering the use of social networking tools within an organization, in a controlled community and in a public environment. It also recommends that the content of policies and codes of conduct for the use of social media should be…

Cloud Computing: a Report on Cloud Computing used in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Cloud Computing: a Report on Cloud Computing used in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

This paper explores the various applications of Cloud Computing used by industry and government. Based on the experience to date, it identifies the latest benefits, risks and business impacts of Cloud Computing, with particular reference to portability and interoperability.

Promoting U.S. Tax Policy for Aerospace and Defense

Promoting U.S. Tax Policy for Aerospace and Defense

As the United States economy moves through uncertain times, America’s aerospace and defense industry remains a powerful, reliable engine of employment, innovation and export income. The aerospace and defense industry directly employs more than one million Americans, located in every state of the Union — and supports more than…

The Economic Impact of Sequestration on Civil Space Programs

The Economic Impact of Sequestration on Civil Space Programs

AIA and economist Dr. Stephen Fuller of George Mason University unveiled a new report detailing job loss and economic figures for NASA and NOAA resulting from the Budget Control Act of 2011.

2012 Year End Review and Forecast

2012 Year End Review and Forecast

The annual U.S. aerospace and defense industy's financial report and projections for 2012; and a policy outlook for 2013.

Space In Our World

Space In Our World

This report highlights the need for space systems to be recognized as a national infrastructure priority becasue space systems and thier benefits have become an irreplaceable force for good in our nation and our world.

Information Technology Guideline: Aerospace and Defense Industry Supply Chain Information Collection

Information Technology Guideline: Aerospace and Defense Industry Supply Chain Information Collection

This document identifies the business problems related to the European Union (E.U.) Registration, Evaluation, Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. It outlines a reference model for describing REACH IT related issues applicable to any industry. It defines an example business scenario applicable to the aerospace industry.