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UKA Live in July: smart sourcing and core platforms


Two UKA Lives in July will explore how organisations can 'take back control' with smart sourcing, and whether 'one core platform for service delivery' is a myth or reality

Find out more and register to join these live conversations below. Don't forget that during both broadcasts you will be able to put questions to the panel - however, to submit questions in advance please email Helen Olsen Bedford direct: [email protected]

Taking back control with smart sourcing 

Friday 31st July 2019, 11:00-12:00 - Register here

Central & North West London NHS Trust has taken back control of its technology as a long term outsourcing contracts ends - taking a smart sourcing approach that sees it adopting best of breed technology and a hybrid approach to managed data services, public and private cloud.

Join us on UKA Live to explore how Rackspace and Central & North West London NHS Trust have approached smart sourcing to deliver a technology platform fit for the future whilst delivering robust, efficient technology to support its users today.

On the panel:

  • Owen Powell, ICT Director, Central & North West London NHS Trust
  • Rhys Sharp, Solution Director, Rackspace
  • Helen Olsen Bedford, Publisher, UKAuthority


One core platform for service delivery: Myth or reality?

24th July 2019, 11:00-12:00 - Register here

Can one core platform deliver case management and multi-channel service delivery right across a local authority? Is it possible for authorities to take a commodity, building-block approach to delivering services around people whilst creating a platform for the future?

Join us on UKA Live to explore how to transform services today whilst building a platform for innovation that is ready-made to take advantage of leading edge technologies such as AI, cognitive services and predictive analytics.

On the panel:

  • Nadira Hussain, Director of Leadership Development and Research, Socitm
  • Andrew Boxall, Head of Technology, Shropshire Council
  • Rob Musekiwa, Digital Lead, Warwickshire County Council
  • Ian Robson, Business Development Director, Hitachi Solutions
  • Helen Olsen Bedford, Publisher, UKAuthority


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