Gartner Research

Old Practices Hinder Performance in A&D

Published: 18 September 2007

ID: G00182282

Analyst(s): Michael Burkett

Summary

Aerospace and defense (A&D) companies are under shareholder pressure to improve financial performance, while also meeting Department of Defense (DoD) objectives to reduce cost and other risks on new programs. The dichotomy has A&D companies frustrated at some of the legacy A&D obstacles that appear to hinder the value chain progress achieved in other industries.

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