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Glider to attend leading defence event DPTRE

The recent reforms in defence regulations have highlighted the need for a shared goal of improving the speed of acquisition within the marketplace. As a result, the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS) was conceived, which aims to promote the collaboration between industry, government and academia to drive research and innovation in the defence industry.

DPRTE 2023 aims to set the stage for a coalition of key decision-makers, academics, government officials and buyers from across the industry to network with the joint purpose of education and innovation. The event is free to attend and will include an exhibition arena, knowledge transfer zones and keynote presentations. DPRTE is taking place at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre and strives to provide buyers with the opportunity to connect with leading, innovative suppliers. They will also be giving buyers the chance to enhance their commercial skills through a range of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training sessions. For suppliers, the event allows them a unique opportunity to engage with the supply chain in a constructive way.

Glider is pleased to be attending DPRTE 2023 as part of its ongoing partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the defence sector. The DIO plays a critical role in supporting the UK’s armed forces by building, maintaining and servicing the UK’s defence infrastructure. Glider has supplied integral support in helping the DIO reinforce and comply with the Government Construction Strategy (GCS). Glider’s digital information management platform, gliderbim® is providing the DIO with a seamless, integrated Asset Information Management (AIM) solution that will facilitate improved management of its data, models and documents to enable efficient collaboration. They continue to successfully meet the DIO’s requirement for an ISO 19650-compliant CDE and are working alongside the DIO to define a holistic set of requirements to be implemented.

Glider’s work with the DIO continues to be a success, and they have recently welcomed new client Ingleton Wood LLP, an active member of DIO’s supply chain. Ingleton Wood LLP is a multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy that supports the defence industry in its evolving assets by implementing physical alterations to Defence Estates with minimal impact on operational efficiency. Glider supports Ingleton Wood in its work with the DIO and shares its knowledge of DIO-specific BIM protocols and practices, delivering a pre-configured gliderbim® CDE platform to improve the capture of supply chain deliverables and enable an effective handover to the DIO.

Darren Fowler, Partner and Architect of Ingleton Wood LLP commented: “We are delighted to be one of the first SMEs working with Glider to support and enhance our defence delivery capabilities sharing and managing information within a secure environment. Working with Glider we will be able to collaborate and share information compliant with DIO’s latest information delivery plan, ensuring efficiency and seamless transition between consultant and asset owner for ease of operation, maintenance, and closure of their assets throughout its operational life”.

Glider is a key solution in transforming the future of digital solutions in the infrastructure of our defence industry. It provides AIM CDE solutions that have become a key component of the DIO’s Asset Information Architecture and is delighted to be able to attend the DPRTE.

Further details on Glider’s work with clients DIO and Ingleton Wood LLP can be found here.

  • DPRTE 2023 is taking place on the 29 March 2023 from 08:30-16:00 at the Farnborough Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glider will be at stand number 29. More information can be found here: https://www.dprte.co.uk/


To find out more about Glider and gliderbim® call 0203 8268 001 or email info@glidertech.com.