The Modular Marketplace: Software Solutions Link Urgent Needs with Increased Efficiencies
Procurement processes and requirements are changing dramatically in response to reduced defence spending worldwide. Software, IT and battlefield technology solutions are no exception to this trend. Wayne Phillips, Director of Microsoft Defence Solutions, speaks with Defence IQ about the challenges in flexing to the needs of clients worldwide, but also reflects on the importance of working with militaries to provide reasonable and cost effective answers to practical problems. End to end integrated logistics systems, for example, can now be comprised of smaller modules which can be moulded to other applications when the need arises.