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Public Sector Solutions

Posted on: 01/03/2019

Innovative IT solutions are no longer a novelty, but expected. They are now seen as a potential solution to all problems and have become ubiquitous in both the public and private sectors. However, for the public sector, finding the right solution entails a number of challenges. Organisations are confronted with citizen’s rising expectations to deliver […]

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How GDS is driving government digital transformation

Posted on: 28/02/2019
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Employing more than 500 people, The Government Digital Service (GDS) is the governmental department responsible for transforming digital practices of the entire central government, whether the Cabinet Office or the Whitehall departments. What is GDS? Created in 2011, the Government Digital Service (GDS) seeks to ensure that the huge number of government departments, all which […]

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5 ways the public sector can use AI to streamline digital services

Posted on: 21/02/2019
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In late 2018 councils were granted over £1 million in funding to help shape and improve digital services and to explore the potential that new technologies can offer. Already, a number of public sector organisations have begun to use virtual assistants for a variety of tasks, such as supporting disabled people in their homes to […]

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Setting Records

Posted on: 21/02/2019
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From storing medical records digitally to the rise of surgical robots and personalised medicine, digital transformation is revolutionising public healthcare. New technologies are transforming how patients engage with services, driving improvements in efficiency and helping people manage their health and well-being in more effective ways. However, delivering such large-scale transformation is no easy task and […]

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The Future will be automated: What can we expect from automation?

Posted on: 21/02/2019
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In 2017, it was reported that South Korea had introduced the first “robot tax” to combat the effects of automation on taxable income. As one of the world’s major factory nations, South Korea also has the highest concentration of robots in the world (531 multipurpose industrial robots for every 10,000 employees). Sufficiently worried about the […]

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PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION

Posted on: 15/02/2019

Transforming public services is hard. Budget and demographic constraints are placing more pressure than ever on already stretched resources and many service providers are struggling to cope.  Despite this, in the past decade, we have witnessed significant changes to how public organisations operate as they continually evolve in an effort to keep pace with the […]

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DIGITAL CHALLENGES

Posted on: 15/02/2019

Recently, there has been a dramatic shift in how the public sector has embraced digital transformation. Increased pressures on public expenditure and changing citizen concern are now driving the need for change in the public sector; digital transformation can no longer be viewed as just a private sector concern. However, due to the speed at […]

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How Cloud Computing is Changing Education

Posted on: 11/02/2019
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The concept of cloud computing is simple. Instead of storing information on local servers, individual computers or even as physical documents, the cloud uses a network of servers hosted online to manage and store data. The immediate benefits are obvious: cloud-based systems reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility and enable collaboration. UK schools are […]

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5 ways in which Smart Cities will shape the economy of tomorrow

Posted on: 11/02/2019
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While the definition of a Smart city is still changing, some things have become clear; Smart cities leverage information and communication technologies to enhance service levels, the well-being of citizens, sustainability and economic development. With this potential in mind, city leaders are readily installing digital solutions to improve efficiencies and unlock the capabilities of a […]

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Leading Change

Posted on: 08/02/2019

Executive TV will be broadcasting another episode in our series, public sector digitization. Leading Change looks at some of the latest innovations that are helping the public sector improve productivity and in turn, increase output. Leading Change will bring together three experts in DocWorks, EAS and Sapphire with experience in providing IT software and delivering IT services. […]

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