Ed Griebel, VP of Digital Engineering and Competitive design at Northrop Grumman shared how the company has been optimizing outcomes with their software in order to maintain high customer satisfaction.
As a contractor for military equipment as well as other mission-critical devices, Northrop Grumman needs a very stringent strategy for how to integrate their digital systems. A good strategy centers around outcomes. No matter how much effort you put into something, if it doesn’t meet the intended, planned goals or if those goals change, it’s a waste.
Northrop Grumman calls this working at the “speed of relevance.” Their products and software need to be constantly evolving and focused on their market outcomes, which could change on a dime.
Some of the practices that allow them to do this:
- Digital twins
- Digital engineering
Digital Twins, Engineering, and DevSecOps
Digital twins is an innovative, recent approach to changing complex, physical products. These are…