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Which Aerospace companies dominated the Paris Air Show 2017?

Published the 05 July, 2017
Top aerospace companies at Paris Air Show 2017

The biennial Paris Air Show is one of the key events in the global aerospace calendar. It is one of the most prominent stages to showcase new technology to potential buyers in the corporate and military sector, as well as to impress the media and public. In the lead-up to the 2017 show, much of […]

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Farnborough International Airshow 2016: Best Aerospace and Defence companies

Published the 28 July, 2016
Farnborough Airshow 2016: Top 5 aerospace and defence companies

The Farnborough International Airshow 2016 (FIA) took place from the 11th – 17th of July, with many major players in the aerospace and defence sectors demonstrating their latest technologies, signing agreements for orders, partnerships and acquisitions and announcing future strategic and investment plans. The event provides opportunities for communications and corporate affairs teams to capitalise […]

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Which are the top 3 companies for cyber security in the defence sector?

Published the 29 June, 2016

Over the past six months, alva’s analysis of the defence sector has seen an increase in competition among manufacturers positioning their organisations as focused on cyber security. In November 2015, Chancellor George Osborne announced the government’s policy of cyber investment, aiming at increasing the UK’s cyber capabilities as part of the UK Spending Review, whilst […]

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What are the top 3 companies for technology in the defence sector?

Published the 01 March, 2016

Over the past year, alva’s analysis of the defence sector has seen an increase in competition among manufacturers to position their organisations as focused on “Technology” and “Innovative” or “Cutting Edge” developments in this area. In light of this apparent sector-wide positioning, alva used its comprehensive monitoring and analysis platform to investigate whether this shift […]

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DSEI – the reputational winners and losers in the defence sector

Published the 07 October, 2015

Companies starting early campaigns to generate coverage in advance of DSEI accrued the most reputational benefit from the event. Companies focusing on the civilian applications of their technologies or projects with a “futuristic” element gained the most positive coverage in national media, increasing the reach and visibility of positive technology messages. Coverage of legacy reputational […]

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Good apprentice schemes boost reputations of leading organisations

Published the 04 September, 2015

The UK Government target for apprenticeships has increased the positive impact of hiring announcements in 2015 Companies winning political advocacy for their apprenticeship schemes are outperforming their peers for reputation Companies not being seen to play fair with apprentices are suffering significant criticism Political support for apprentices The UK government’s target of three million new […]

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What the UK election results mean for the outsourcing sector

Published the 01 July, 2015

A Conservative government will likely increase the role of outsourcing in the public sector, presenting an opportunity for outsourcers to renew their reputations. Those companies that emphasise accountability and transparency will be best positioned to defy the industry’s reputation. A Conservative majority has been voted in, and the outsourcing sector is set for business prosperity. […]

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Combating reputational challenges with civilian technologies

Published the 04 June, 2015

Defence inventions are tools, and not just for the military personnel for whom they are created. They can, in fact, be used by the very companies who develop them to boost public perceptions towards the value of their work to society. Here is an example. A cloak of invisibility is currently being developed by one […]

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Drones: Navigating the reputational landscape

Published the 27 March, 2014

The negative reputation of drones presents a challenge for both the developers and operators of the technology. The ability of commercial users of drones to curry political favour for their initiatives will likely become the key juncture for the growth of the industry and wider public acceptance of drone use in the future.

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