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Innovation: A buzzword or catalyst for change? 

Innovation is not just a buzzword; it is something that requires active implementation and a deep understanding of how it can be implemented at all levels of an organisation to yield the best outcomes. In this blog, our Head of Central Government will discuss the role of innovation in driving…

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Warwickshire County Council: Enhancing the customer journey

This blog reflects on the initial phase of Warwickshire County Council's business transformation journey, focusing on replacing their Firm Step Contact Centre solution with Microsoft technology. It also discusses the insights gained from this phase and how they inform phase two of the project, as discussed in a webinar, hosted…

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Digital Twin: Understanding environmental impacts of low carbon technologies

Low-carbon technologies such as carbon capture and hydrogen production play an important role in meeting UK Net Zero 2050 if they can be deployed sustainably and environmental risks mitigated. Hitachi Solutions has been working in collaboration with the Environment Agency to design and build a Proof of Concept (PoC) Digital…

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Agile Methodology for High-Quality Solutions Delivery

In the dynamic world of software development, Agile methodologies have revolutionised the way projects are delivered, emphasising flexibility, collaboration, and customer satisfaction. At the heart of this transformation, especially for organisations like Hitachi Solutions Europe, lies the core practice of Agile methodology in Testing, a critical component that ensures the…

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Roundtable: AI could be an ‘absolute game changer’ for local government

On the 13th of February 2024, the first of two roundtables in partnership with Hitachi Solutions Europe took place. The roundtable explored the importance of AI in Local Government and participants highlighted how councils are designing governance solutions to address ethical questions raised by the fast evolving technology.

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Microsoft Fabric: The Future of Analytics 

Fabric is a word that has been used for centuries, but only more recently has its impact been more profound in the technology sector. Microsoft Fabric is a recent phenomenon, evolving from a combination of Power BI, Azure Synapse and Azure Data Factory. As the natural successor to these individual…

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Hitachi Solutions Approach to Automation Testing

In the dynamic landscape of software development, where innovation is paramount, Hitachi Solutions Europe is pioneering a transformative approach to automation testing (AT). As technology evolves, the need for efficient, reliable, and adaptable testing processes becomes increasingly crucial. At Hitachi Solutions Europe, we recognise the significance of this shift and have…

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How to drive change using modern technology in the local government space

Sharna Quirke, features in Tech UK's Taking 5 this month discussing how to help drive change in the local government industry.

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How to get the public sector ready for artificial intelligence

Governments worldwide are straining to catch up with advances in artificial intelligence (AI) but attempts to do so are only throwing up more questions around security and instructive use cases.

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Why Emergency Services should invest in digital transformation

After attending the Emergency Services Technology Show, read our key takeaways and the common issues identified throughout the two days and how digital transformation is helping the forces to solve these problems.

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5 Ways AI is going to influence Local & Regional Government in the next 5 years 

We'll explore five ways AI is set to influence LRG in the next five years, showcasing this transformative journey. 

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Where is the construction industry heading on its digital journey

The construction industry is very complex, with many stakeholders involved in the highly complex processes of planning and construction. Accordingly, there is a wide variety of approaches to digital transformation and innovation. The industry has been relying on digitalisation since the financial crisis of 2008, albeit often still with island…