Boeing Inks $1B Contract with Dassault Systemes

Screen shot of Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE

With the battle for commercial aviation dominance down to only two major players, every decision to give their companies the edge is a big deal worthy of attention. Such is the case for Boeing’s $1 billion contract with Dassault Systèmes for use of their 3DEXPERIENCE software.

The story first appeared in the French newspaper Le Figaro about how the contract is to span 30 years and is intended to allow Boeing to to improve operations across the company for both commercial and defense projects.

Boeing’s CIO and SVP of Information Technology & Data Analytics Ted Colbert had this to say about the contract: “This digital enabler provides global design and manufacturing capabilities that will fuel our second century. The value of this extended strategic partnership is a mutual desire to transform how Boeing connects, protects, explores and inspires the world.”

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