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Boeing Exec to Present at CIMdata’s PLM Road Map 2017

Kenneth Swope of Boeing Commercial Airplanes will make a presentation on the digital thread in aerospace at PLM Road Map 2017

Kenneth Swope of Boeing Commercial Airplanes will make a presentation on “The Digital Thread for Aerospace & Defense: What are We Certifying with Regulators Using Model-Based Definition?” at PLM Road Map 2017 in collaboration with PDT Europe 2017, according to CIMdata, Inc., a global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm. PLM Road Map 2017 will take place on October 17 at The Clarion Hotel Post in Gothenburg, Sweden. PDT Europe will take place at the same location on October 18-19.

The Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group has taken  steps to examine the digital thread and explore the art of the possible for certifying commercial aircraft designs in an industry-consistent manner, CIMdata reports. In this presentation, Swope will share the findings of the Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group in an examination of the elements of the digital thread. He will also share the Group’s thoughts on developing and implementing a consistent approach to certification relevant data.

As the business capabilities architecture lead at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Swope is responsible for the integrated set of business architecture products related to Boeing’s commercial airplane business. These products include business requirements, performance measures, business data and process management. In addition, Swope leads the organization that is integrating the future state architecture and plan for Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ processes and tools. During his 23 years at Boeing, Swope has worked in manufacturing research, operations research, program management and product change management.

The theme of this year’s PLM Road Map 2017 in collaboration with PDT Europe 2017 is “Digitalization: The Next Step in PLM’s Evolution.”

For more info, visit CIMdata.

Sources: Press materials received from the company.

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