Take a look through our blogs for insights, ideas and inspiration from our experts in digital innovation.
Highlights from UK Gov Camp 2023
This year, some of our team members, who are interested in how the public sector do digital, attended the UK Gov Camp. In the three sessions, they covered topics of User-Centred Design, accessibility and leadership.
How Hitachi Solutions has shaped its CSR and DEI initiatives over the last nine months
Eighteen months ago, Hitachi Solutions didn’t support a charity, have a volunteering policy, or have an internal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) lead. Fast forward to now, Hitachi Solutions is nine months into their first ever Charity of the Year partnership with Young Lives vs. Cancer, having raised almost £10,000.
Key takeaways from the Public Sector Data Summit 2023
This year's Public Sector Data Summit, hosted in Westminster’s QEII, consisted of panel sessions with back-to-back guest speakers educating us on recent innovations and challenges across the data sphere. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event which I attended alongside colleagues and our guest speaker, Paul Charnley from Wirral Healthy Partners.
Insights from the Central Government Partnership Network event
On the 18th and 19th of January, Hitachi Solutions sponsored and attended the Central Government Partnership Network event in Nottingham. At such a demanding and difficult time for Central Government, it was a wonderful opportunity to extract myself from my day job and connect with industry leaders and other partners…
What does it take to be a successful project manager at Hitachi Solutions?
Every quarter, we have a team event where all the Project Management and Governance teams across our European business come together in London for a series of talks and collaborative sessions. The value of these sessions is in building closer relationships across groups of people that often work in remote…
Making a success of Digital Transformation in Financial Services
Hitachi Solutions recently hosted a roundtable with leaders from across the Financial Services industry, including delegates from the core sub-sectors: Banking & Capital Markets, Insurance and FinTech. The discussion centered around best practice for ensuring successful digital transformation in the sector. This blog explores the themes we discussed and shares…
Connecting Construction: the latest in low-code technology for the Construction industry
In partnership with Microsoft, Hitachi Solutions talented experts have developed a suite of low-code applications specifically designed to improve the collaboration of contractor and sub-contractors on and off-site and ensure safer more seamless working experiences for teams.
Q&A with the programme manager of one of the largest IoT platforms in the UK
Hitachi Solutions have collaborated with Microsoft and South London Partnership (SLP) to create one of the largest IoT platforms in the UK. SLP is a cross-political party sub-regional collaboration of five London boroughs: Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton. We sat down with Andrew Parsons, the…
Insights from the Government Data Summit 2022
On the 20th October, Hitachi Solutions sponsored the Government Data Summit and I was delighted to attend alongside two colleagues from our data team. For me, it was a key learning opportunity and I have pulled together the most important takeaways from both the event and from the conversations I…
Hitachi Solutions team cycle from London to Paris supporting Young Lives vs Cancer
A team of 4 Hitachi Solutions employees have completed their latest challenge, cycling from London to Paris, in aid of Young Lives vs Cancer. The keen cyclists completed 300 miles across 5 days, raising money to support the charity to continue to be there for young people with cancer. Helping…
Gov PaaS Migrate
In August, GDS announced the decommissioning of GOV.UK Platform as a Service by December 2023. GOV.UK PaaS is/was part of the Government as a Platform (GaaP) group of products, platforms and services designed to tackle common problems faced by Departments and public sector bodies. It allowed them to reuse or…
How PowerApps drive digital transformation
My post today looks at the value of implementing easy-to-use technology that can have a real difference on your business outcomes. I'll consider how PowerApps can help drive digital transformation and why it could be the best IT investment your business ever makes.