Capita and the Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) recently launched the third in a series of reports into the digitisation of public services in Scotland.  Jim Crawford, Sector Director Scotland for Capita, provides deeper insight into the key findings of the report and reflects on the benefits of IoT and connected technology in Scottish education.…

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Richard Beeston, Director of Product at Daisy Corporate Services, explains why true digital transformation in the education sector isn’t about caring about the technology, but ensuring that the technology cares. In its 2020 strategy, The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) outlined, unsurprisingly, that “digital advances are changing the ways students want to explore their…

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OPEX Corporation is a recognised global technology leader in document imaging, high-speed mailroom automation and warehouse automation. Craig Hartley, UK Business Development Manager explains how their solutions are assisting the NHS and wider public sector achieve digital transformation. In 2020, society recognises that the NHS has been faced with the biggest challenge in a generation.…

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Peter Richardson, Senior Marketing Manager at Fujitsu PFU discusses here the benefits for public sector organisations of digitally transforming by embracing paper-based processes. High-speed service Everyone demands speedy, personalised services available on a range of devices – the public sector is no exception. Part of the solution is to digitise documents and resources for rapid…

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The team at AdEPT Technology deliver solutions that impact more than 2.1m patients, thousands of health sector staff, hundreds of GP practices and many care homes nationwide. All of which have had to rapidly adapt to the changing world caused by the coronavirus pandemic. AdEPT operating in the health arena AdEPT has a long-standing presence…

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With the global economy becoming more and more connected and organisations (large and small) operating in a global business environment, HR software that is also truly global is increasingly sought after.  Is your current software flexible enough to service the HR requirements unique to each country of operation, whilst delivering a standard user interface and…

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Cllr Peter Fleming is Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Improvement and Innovation Board, which ensures councils have the help they need to improve performance by working in partnership with sector bodies. It also delivers the LGA’s sector-led improvement support, including peer challenges, productivity, leadership development programmes and sharing good and innovative practice. The Digital…

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Clinical leaders of primary care networks face both challenges and opportunities to bring people together to drive real change. Beccy Baird, Senior Fellow, and Tricia Boyle, Senior Consultant of Leadership and Organisational Development, at The King’s Fund, suggest five ways to help successfully lead a primary care network. 1,300 new primary care networks (PCNs) in…

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Jonathan Higman became chief executive of Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in March 2018, and has over 20 years’ experience working across the NHS in the south west and south east of England. With over 100,000 vacancies in the NHS, here Jonathan discusses how his trust has been able to eradicate ward-based nurse vacancies…

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