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Understanding Complex Aviation SMS Database Configurations - Portals

Posted by Christopher Howell on Jun 6, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Saving Money Implementing Aviation SMS

Not all aviation service providers are created equal.

  • Charter operators;
  • Airlines and airports;
  • Aviation maintenance organizations (AMO);
  • Flight schools; or
  • FBOs.

Other larger operators may be more complex, having parent companies with a combination different types of companies, including:

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Topics: Aviation SMS Database

Transparency and Aviation Safety Data Security - User Roles SetUp

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Transparency Is a Philosophical Question

A high level of transparency in aviation safety management systems (SMS) is critical for creating:

  • A Just Culture.
  • A safety reporting culture.
  • A culture of safety.

I think most, if not all, aviation safety managers would agree with me on this. Aviation safety data security is commonly under control of an SMS administrator, who may also be the director of safety.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Database

How to Use Divisions in SMS-Pro's Aviation SMS Database Software

Posted by Christopher Howell on Dec 21, 2015 10:00:00 AM

What Are Divisions in SMS-Pro

This is a question that comes up a lot.

Especially when we start throwing other words into the mix like:

  • Departments;
  • Portals; and
  • Management Portals.

It can get confusing quickly. Many people ask – what’s the difference?

Aviation safety management systems (SMS) have considerable SMS documentation requirements that become more difficult to manage as years pass.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Database

Common Question: What Are Divisions in My Aviation Safety Management System

Posted by Christopher Howell on Nov 6, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Do You Understand Aviation SMS Solutions' Architecture?

After a dozen years being an aviation safety management systems (SMS) database architect, I have heard just about every question imaginable about aviation safety software.

Among the most common questions we get are:

  • What is a division in your aviation SMS database; and
  • How many divisions do I need?

Before we answer this question, we should familiarize you with the overall architecture of an aviation SMS database solution.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Database

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