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Rolls-Royce signs five-year enterprise wide Aerogility contract

Posted 11 January 2024

Aerogility today announced a five-year enterprise-wide contract with Rolls-Royce, to supply its AI-based enterprise digital twin solution.

Above: (left to right) Matthew Wrigley - Software developer & delivery lead (Aerogility), Nigel Yard – Head of Defence & OEMS (Aerogility), Robin Gibbs - Digital Capability Executive (Rolls-Royce), Andy Eady - Sustainability Executive (Rolls-Royce), Henian Su – Lead Developer (Aerogility) and Gary Vickers – Chief Executive Officer (Aerogility).
Courtesy Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce utilise the Aerogility solution to develop highly complex forecasts that inform safe and trusted business decisions. The capability is applied across the entire Rolls-Royce value chain, including partners and customers, providing deep insights into asset lifecycles and carbon footprint.

The new deal builds on Aerogility’s relationship with multiple Rolls-Royce divisions, which have used Aerogility's solution to forecast the outcomes of strategic decisions. This success has been recognised by the Rolls-Royce teams working with Aerogility receiving two awards, the Defence President's Award and the Sir Frank Whittle Medal.

Nigel Yard, Head of Defence and OEMs at Aerogility, said: “We’re incredibly proud of this vote of confidence from Rolls-Royce, which lays the groundwork for extending our service across the business. This contract demonstrates the value of both our software and team when it comes to tackling complex forecasting, planning and decisionmaking challenges.  

Utilising Aerogility, the Rolls-Royce team run multiple ‘what-if’ scenarios in rapid, largescale simulations of the business. This delivers better decisionmaking for complex asset lifecycle management by quantifying opportunities to improve the performance of the Rolls-Royce services business.  

Robin Gibbs, Digital Capability Executive, Rolls-Royce, said: “We’re an organisation with innovation and harnessing the power of the latest technologies at our very core. Aerogility generates meaningful insights into operational forecasts and our collaboration has played an important part in helping us build on our values.  

“Aerogility’s technology offers our teams access to a powerful decision support tool, ensuring strategic planning and implementation can be made with confidence, enabling us to extend our decisionmaking capabilities across the business.”


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