The Need for a Digitalized A&D Industry – Maturing Your Digital Transformation

By Quinn Foster

Welcome to Talking Aerospace Today – a podcast for the aerospace and defense industry. A place that brings the promise of tomorrow’s technology to the ears of our listeners today.

The aerospace and defense industry is experiencing an unprecedented period of growth and innovation, with all sectors from commercial to defense reporting significant investments for the next five years. However, that growth is not invulnerable, as issues such as supply chain disruptions and workforce shortages are also expected to worsen in the near future. If A&D companies wish to navigate these issues and fully capitalize on their industry’s projected prosperity, they must make additional efforts to mature their digital transformations.

In this new series of Talking Aerospace Today episodes, Todd Tuthill, Vice President of A&D Strategy and Marketing at Siemens Digital Industries Software, will outline the steps toward digital transformation maturity companies can take to receive their full return on investment. This introduction begins with the present state of A&D, the biggest challenge companies are facing, and why digital transformation is important for the future of the A&D industry.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The current status of the A&D industry
  • The most significant obstacle preventing innovation in A&D
  • Why digital transformation is needed to overcome this obstacle
  • How digital transformation can be improved
  • Where companies currently are in their digital transformation journeys

Be sure to also check out this research report by CIMdata, which provided key insights for the discussion in this podcast.

Todd Tuthill - Speaker

Todd Tuthill – Speaker

Todd Tuthill is the Vice President of Aerospace & Defense for Siemens Digital Industries Software.

Patty Russo - Host

Patty Russo – Host

Patty Russo is Global Marketing Manager for Siemens Digital Industries Software.

Talking Aerospace Today Podcast Podcast

Talking Aerospace Today Podcast

The A&D Industry is at a serious inflection point. Transformation to the digital enterprise has opened up a new era in innovation and technological breakthroughs. However, complexity and compliance continue to hamper the best of efforts.

Join us as we explore how Siemens is turning complexity into a competitive advantage for many of our customers – today and well into tomorrow.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/podcasts/talking-aerospace-today/maturing-your-digital-transformation-ep1/