Accenture

February 13, 2014 - 12:45am

Lengthy aircraft program delays happen for a variety of reasons, but a common thread lies in what multinational management consultancy Accenture calls their extraordinary complexity and the “interwoven” nature of the decisions of hundreds of suppliers. Compounding such complexity, says Accenture, a wide geographic dispersion of suppliers exists across virtually all regions of the world, resulting in fragmented, disaggregated and misaligned development processes, supply chain calculations such as parts shortages and manufacturing/engineering inefficiencies.

July 12, 2012 - 10:20am

New research from consultancy firm Accenture has found that manufacturers of commercial aircraft need to improve their performance in three key areas.

November 28, 2011 - 5:24pm
Will 737 final assembly stay in the state of Washington?

To win final assembly of the planned Boeing 737 MAX, the state of Washington must take swift, bold action, says consultancy Accenture, which has analyzed the manufacturer’s potential return on investment (ROI) from competing sites in Alabama, California, Florida, Kansas, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

August 22, 2011 - 7:50am
According to Accenture’s survey, aerospace OEMs fall short in delivering supp

Aerospace manufacturers recognize the need to deliver more comprehensive and valuable support to customers around the world, but they have failed to adequately respond to the challenge, according to new research by Accenture. The management consultancy concluded that a string of “disconnects” have prevented OEMs from gaining the improvements in customer support that they say they want to achieve.

October 8, 2010 - 6:42am
Aerospace manufacturers increasingly use a virtual platform approach to infor...

Aerospace and defense firms are especially vulnerable to breaches of cyber security, according to a new report from management and information technology (IT) group Accenture. According to Dr.

July 18, 2010 - 12:06am

Pressure to reduce costs is the top priority facing aerospace executives, according to a new survey by global management consultancy Accenture. As a result, companies will be forced to increase the use of external engineering services over the next three years, it finds.

July 12, 2008 - 7:31am

In these times of high fuel prices, currency worries and looming recession, it is worth taking a hard look at how the efficiency of the supply chain can be improved. It doesn’t take long to discover that despite all the hyperbole and rhetoric over the past decade from consultants and IT “solution providers,” many in the aerospace industry feel they’re not getting the return on investment they expected.

July 12, 2008 - 4:30am

In these times of high fuel prices, currency worries and looming recession, it is worth taking a hard look at how the efficiency of the supply chain can be improved. It doesn’t take long to discover that despite all the hyperbole and rhetoric over the past decade from consultants and IT “solution providers,” many in the aerospace industry feel they’re not getting the return on investment they expected.

 
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