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HUB: March of the Bots 2018

Friday 23 November

At UKAuthority March of the Bots on 23 November 2018, our excellent line-up of speakers and technology partners; Microsoft Services, Blue Prism, Deloitte and UiPath, explored how the public sector can use bots, RPA and AI for the public good. 

Watch the overview below and download the briefing note here to find out more.


Speaker Presentations and slides

Artificial Intelligence, Data Capitalism and the Tech Giants: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?
Professor Birgitte Andersen, CEO & Co-Creator, Big Innovation Centre
(Presentation slides 6mb)

Accelerating RPA in government - One year on
James Merrick-Potter, Head of Robotic Automation, Cabinet Office
(Presentation slides 1.5mb)

Bots, service redesign and services so good, people prefer to use them
Matthew Cain, Head of Digital and Data, London Borough of Hackney
(Presentation slides 800kb)

The route to AI, the promise of RPA delivered and 2.3 billion additional workers!
Rick Crosby, Pre-Sales Manager, UiPath | Simon Lill, Public Sector Director, UiPath
(Presentation slides 11mb)

Joint presentation from:
Andy Willmer, Government and Public Services RPA Director, Deloitte - The robots are waiting… & Nichola Murphy, Head of PSNI Firearms and Explosives Branch, Police Service Northern Ireland - Embarking on the robotic journey


The realities of delivering sustainable change through Intelligent Automation
Gus Niven, Intelligent Automation Lead (Head of the Intelligent Automation Centre of Expertise), City of Edinburgh Council
(Presentation slides 600kb)

Enabling Digital Workers for Public Sector, “The One question to ask Suppliers”
Tom Sagal, Director, Public Sector EMEA, Blue Prism
(Presentation slides 2.5mb)

Digital government – building next-generation public service organisations
Richard Potter, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Services
(Presentation slides10.5mb)

The Wiltshire Council digital transformation
Paul Day, Interim Director for Digital Transformation and IT, Wiltshire Council
(Presentation slides 2mb)

You can do it! DIY Public Sector Robotics
Simon Pollock, Assistant Director of Business Operations, Orbis
(Presentation slides 12mb)

ONS - applying data science, machine learning and AI to cross-government challenges
Tom Smith, Managing Director, Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics
(Presentation slides 4.3mb)

Digital 101 – Voice, AI and Smartphones, the emerging paradigm for Police Contact, Crime & Intelligence reporting 
Simon Clifford, Director for Technology and Digital Transformation, Northamptonshire Office of the Police Crime Commissioner (OPCC) 
(Presentation slides 2mb)

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