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Strategies for Profitable Growth: Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing
The aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturing industry is always changing. That’s why A&D manufacturers are constantly seeking better ways to manage complexity,

defense contractors that use sap  MANAGEMENT Used mainly by defense contractors to identify cost and schedule variances, earned value reporting is often ap- proached as a governmental reporting requirement to be fulfilled at the end of each accounting period. In this context, variances have time to per- petuate themselves throughout the program before they are identified. Companies need to be more proactive. WHAT ANALYSTS RECOMMEND Earned value management helps com- panies identify variances in real time before they disrupt the program.

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