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Date/Time Organisation & Location Description
16/11/2011 -

All Day
INCOSE Associates

Bailbrook House Hotel, London Road West, Bath, BA1 7JD
Off-The-Shelf (OTS): Making it work for the MOD

Commercial OTS, Military OTS or just plain OTS, and the desire to use as much ‘standard’ readily available kit is an attractive option in these times of heightened financial pressures. Going ‘off the shelf’ is surely a way to reduce costs? Of course, there are pros and cons to the use of any solution and OTS will undoubtedly offer both advantages and disadvantages. It is important therefore to establish as much background to the impact of OTS to ensure it delivers effective solutions and that decision makers' eyes are opened to the micro, macro, short term and long term impacts.

OTS is too important a subject to be the object of superficial examination. This industry workshop and consultation will draw on the knowledge that exists in the marketplace and attempt to identify clear tasks and responsibilities to provide constructive debate and decision making on the future use of OTS.

The workshop is being organised and facilitated by Niteworks, the MOD-Industry partnership, and sponsored by Dr Chris Mace, Director Defence Support Review at the


Title Author Doc Type Doc Date File Type View
Off-The-Shelf (OTS): Making it work for the MOD  NiteWorks  Flyer  27/10/2011  pdf   Open