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Morning keynote: The vision for a Brilliant Civil Service
Tracey Waltho will discuss the big role the Civil Service Group play on civil service reform across government, leading a broad portfolio spanning strategic questions about the future of the Civil Service, the delivery of the Chief Executive’s functional agenda, the inspiring work of Civil Service Local, the Analysis and Insight team plus joint work with HM Treasury on efficiency.
Looking at the Civil Service Vision 2020
Understanding the road ahead for the public sector and the policy landscape
Instilling public confidence in the services the sector delivers
Enabling Government to deliver digital transformation
Partnering with government departments, local authorities, housing associations and other public sector organisations to successfully transform the IT infrastructure on which their public services depend
Supporting these organisations in finding innovative ways of working and embarking on digital transformation projects In line with spending cuts and growing populations
Improving organisational resilience and supporting the sector to achieve ‘cloud first’ ambitions with tailored, government-approved cloud services
Demonstrating how we have enabled our customers to move to a secure, cloud-based infrastructure and now enjoy high levels of resilience, availability and flexibility for the services they deliver at transparent, realistic costs
Broadcaster John Pienaar hosts a series of one-on-one discussions with senior public sector leaders on the challenges and opportunities ahead for improving public services. The gathered audience will also have the opportunity to ask questions.
How to create a scalable big data strategy to ensure successful programme delivery
When embarking on a big data implementation, it’s a given that most organisations look to build scalable, effective big data programmes to quickly generate business value, while minimising risks and a disjointed approach. So, how can this be achieved? The key to success comes with many considerations, which we will address in this session.
Measuring and understanding current big data assets and highlighting where the gaps are
Prioritising objectives, balancing competing imperatives and thinking through architecture and infrastructure within the broader context of business goals
Identifying and assembling the right big data tools and technologies to create a foundation that will scale and increase value over time
Maintaining and managing big data platforms and applications to ensure ongoing improvement
Investing in development to utilizse big data for better business decisions
Why customer service techniques are the key to delivering digitally enabled, citizen first services
Exploring how by adopting the latest customer service techniques public sector organisations can overcome the challenges of delivering efficient, citizen first services in a multi-agency environment
A look at the argument that only by considering specific challenging areas of service delivery in the context of the wider episode that they form part of, can the true potential of digital technologies and the cloud be realised to deliver more effective, efficient outcomes
Case study: A big data solution for modern local government
The press often talk about big data as the reserve of companies like Google and Microsoft. London Borough of Islington has transformed the way we look at information held about children and families, by joining over 50 datasets from across and beyond the Council into a single place, starting from the birth of a child. The solution creates a single ‘golden record’ for every Islington resident using the best available source, bringing together family records for the household and services they are known to.
Creating an integrated data hub to take an innovative approach to analytics, understanding practice and service delivery
Better understanding the journey of the child
Identifying vulnerable children and families in need of early help
Targeting resources more effectively, and conducting needs assessment and to plan services
Lauren and Laura will answer questions from the audience as part of the Big Data panel discussion that follows.
Enabling safe and smart procurement of information and content management (ICM) services
The Public Sector is going through unprecedented changes. Frameworks are giving the public sector an easier, safer and smarter way to procure solutions, but how can they be utilised to work best for buyers? In this session Canon will show you different ways of procuring depending on your business size and budget, there is something to suit everyone.
The future of commissioning and public service transformation
The Public Service Transformation Academy design and deliver exceptional leadership programmes to build capacity to transform public services. They have taken over the running of the Cabinet Office’s Commissioning Academy, the government’s acclaimed suite of leadership development programmes for commissioners of public services.
Understanding the skills needed for effective public service transformation
Commissioning better outcomes: Investing in innovative ways to tackle social problems
This panel discussion will provide commissioners with an opportunity to hear from a leading expert, social investor and provider and ask questions about how to commission, finance and implement better outcomes.
Achieving better social outcomes through social impact bonds (SIBs) and outcomes-based commissioning (OBC)
Understanding the value of collaboration with the private and not-for-profit sectors
Encouraging innovation in finding better ways to tackle social problems
Effective persuasion and negotiation skills in the public sector
In this session, Understanding ModernGov will be showcasing one of their most popular training courses. Led by Charles Crawford, former Ambassador and UK Diplomat, this interactive taster session will explore:
Understanding the theory and principles of persuading and negotiating
Learning how to negotiate convincingly in different public sector contexts for maximum impact
Utilising the theory of persuasion to develop key and strategic partnerships
Devoloping new confidence in framing issues and advancing a convincing case
Transforming healthcare with the shift from physical to digital
Through 3 NHS trust examples we will show how Pitney Bowes are assisting UK Healthcare transform inbound and outbound communications. Automation of patient correspondence, simplification of medical records digitisation process track and trace solutions for NHS deliveries.
Keeping Up With The Cloud: Managing and Optimizing as You Scale
Looking at the issues every organization runs into when scaling, best practices for how to combat them and how RIs help you save money and move faster
Understanding that with cloud maturity comes operational efficiency, and endless potential for innovation and business growth
Putting the right strategy in place to control the complexity of governing cloud infrastructure, implementing invaluable actionable insights visibility and accountability
Using the cloud to enable convenience and cost savings for the organizations that know how to take advantage of it
Considering that reserved Instances (RIs), especially, present a tremendous opportunity when scaling to save significantly on capacity, while acknowledging there are many things to consider to fully reap the benefits of AWS Reserved Instances
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for companies of all sizes (from medium enterprises to Fortune 50 companies), educational institutions and government departments. Workday is now available on GCloud
Workday provides a single, cloud solution for finance and HR that significantly simplifies the journey to digital transformation by removing the complexity involved in integrating different HR, finance and analytics applications and creates a single source of the truth for finance and HR data in your organisation
Join this session to learn how Workday can help your organisation digitally transform, to see Workday in action via a live demonstration on a smartphone and understand why organisations in the private sector like Rolls Royce, AstraZeneca, Centrica, Diageo, Hiscox and Grant Thornton have all chosen Workday.
Maximising commercial opportunities in local government
In times of unprecedented financial pressure, maximising income and commercial opportunities is crucial in enabling councils and other public sector bodies to continue to deliver effective and vital services.
Key ingredients for commercial success
Embedding commercial skills and a business focussed culture in every aspect of the workforce
Opportunities and examples of success and challenges to realising them
Tools and communities – the resources we’re using to help build service design capability in government
Most of Government is involved in designing, building and running public services. That means most of government is involved in service design, most of the time. But how much do you know about the support that you can get from GDS to design great services?
Come to this talk to find out about the range of tools, guidance, advice and data GDS offers to help departments design better services, and learn about our plans for the future.
Data Infrastructure – how to access government data and integrate it into your services
Data Infrastructure is a suite of products that make it easy to find, access and use high quality government data. Join us to find out about the hassle-free ways you can access and integrate this data into your services.
How we’re using data science to make better decisions
Data science is the meeting of programming, statistics and subject expertise. It has huge potential to transform the way government works by helping us to interpret large data sets. Come along to find out how we’ve been using data science to make better decisions and improve government services.
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