MRO IT: Cost To Not Harmonizing


Today is the last day of Aviation Week's MRO IT Forum here in Miami. There's been a lot of talk about data harmonization and a general agreement that the industry--all part of the supply chain--should use the latest Spec 2000 standards for their data. 

The Spec 2000 standard has been around for a long time, so why haven't more companies been using it? One reason is that some people see it as a cost, but there is a definite cost to not harmonizing data. 

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