COVID-19: WHAT TO DO NOW, WHAT TO DO NEXT

Address disruption and build resilience

Destination digital

The Aerospace and Defense industry faces unprecedented disruption on multiple fronts:

  • Supply chains face increasing volatility.
  • Agile new competitors are targeting the market.
  • Technology is impacting across the value chain.

Seventy-six percent of industry executives agree digital transformation is imperative to overcome this turbulence.

Companies that have already embraced digital transformation are surging ahead – achieving up to four times improvement on their digital investments. Others will accelerate velocity to their own digital transformation by embracing digital at the core of their business.

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Commercial Aerospace Insight Report 2020

Accenture’s latest Commercial Aerospace Insight Report outlines plans to get commercial aerospace businesses back on track.

The unprecedented interruptions and economic headwinds generated by COVID-19 will continue to disrupt the commercial aerospace sector for some time to come. But as they battle the near-term challenges, leaders are also looking to the longer-term future. They are putting in place the capabilities and technology investments they need to emerge as more resilient when conditions improve and economies recover.

To navigate what comes now and next, we recommend a three-stage approach that addresses immediate risks and concerns while also maintaining sights on the future and the path to recovery.

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Aviation Week Check 6 podcast series with Accenture

Listen in to a series of special podcasts where Aviation Week speaks to Accenture’s Aerospace and Defense team on the latest industry developments.

Podcast topics:

  • Military sustainment and the aftermarket
  • Bracing for COVID-19’S second punch
  • Will my supply chain survive COVID-19?

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In the spotlight

Explores why your workforce holds the key to success now and what comes next.

Accelerate innovation, unlock future value, and elevate enterprise security with the cloud.

Eight digital imperatives to navigate both present and future challenges to drive business growth.

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Destination digital: Get the essentials

Learn from leading industry experts why digitization, co-innovation and new business models are key to driving growth in the Aerospace and Defense industry.

Themes include how to go from delivering products to delivering services, how to innovate through collaboration across the ecosystem and why new business models are a game changer for the industry—and how digital technology can enable this ambition.

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Digitize across the value chain

Collaborate to innovate

Embrace new business models

Case studies

We worked with Rolls-Royce as part of the VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium.

We helped Airbus leverage wearable technology to optimize aircraft assembly.

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Accenture has been making headlines as we help our clients harness the digital revolution.

Accenture chosen by Bombardier to help streamline procurement processes and reduce costs for indirect goods and services

Accenture helps Bombardier manage its indirect spend more efficiently and generate substantial cost savings that will accelerate its turnaround plan.

Accenture assists Navantia in design, development and implementation of advanced technologies to improve shipbuilding

The 'Shipyard 4.0' platform will leverage Industry 4.0 technologies, including digital twins, modelling and simulation, and artificial intelligence.

Aerospace and Defense Industry to see greatest impact from artificial intelligence compared to key emerging technologies

AI has the potential to be a major growth driver for the Aerospace and Defense industry.

Airbus improves productivity on A330 final assembly line

Accenture’s remote-support offering is a smartphone application that enables fast, high-quality and secure video communication.

IDC MarketScape names Accenture a Business Consulting Leader

Accenture has been named a leader in the 2020 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services Vendor Assessment.

Airbus and Accenture named Glomo Award winners

Accenture and Airbus named as Glomo award winners for Best Mobile Solution for Enterprise for Pioneering Wearable Technology Seat Marking Solution.

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