BOXARR at Stormont - Best Practice in Complexity Management

Updated: Jun 3, 2021


BOXARR's Vice President of Aerospace & Defence, Martin Hamilton, recently presented to the Northern Ireland Partnering for Growth event held at Stormont and attended by the First Minister of Northern Ireland RH Arlene Foster MA.

Launched in 2014, the ten-year strategy for the aerospace, defence, security and space industry in Northern Ireland is led by ADS, implemented by industry and supported by Invest Northern Ireland. Over 100 local, national and international industry representatives gathered in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings to recognise those working to build Northern Ireland’s reputation for excellence in aerospace technology.

Martin presented BOXARR's engagement with the NATEP programme and our strategies for helping the A&D industry to optimise the management and performance of its supply-chain through the BOXARR platform and new feature applications such as Horizon. "We see BOXARR playing an increasingly vital role in the A&D sector.", says Martin, "Everything is becoming more complex, systems-integrated and inter-dependent, and this trend simply won't stop. So the industry needs to get to grips with the challenges this brings, but the right tools in their armoury to combat it, and ensure that managing complexity is at the heart of their approach to best practice. Without doubt, BOXARR is leading the way in effective complex systems management."

Marcus Bryson, Chairman of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Aerospace Hub, said: “A primary objective of this regional strategy was to extend the international reach of the aerospace supply chain through technological developments, and performance enhancement to target increased work share on major aircraft platforms worldwide. Impressively, every major global commercial aircraft programme uses structures, components and expert services from N