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The Importance of Data Mining in SMS Programs

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 12, 2017 5:54:00 AM

What Is Data Mining in SMS Programs?

Data mining is a critical risk management action safety managers need to take in their aviation SMS program to organize, understand, and process data. Data mining techniques can be performed with a modest aviation safety database and simple tools, or with complex software and professional aviation safety databases.

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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.
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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:

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Topics: Aviation SMS Database

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