Blogs

Take a look through our blogs for insights, ideas and inspiration from our experts in digital innovation.

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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…

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How working with a Microsoft Partner can help take your business to the next level

Microsoft partners typically offer a range of technical expertise across Microsoft's products and services to help their customers understand, deploy and get the most from the technologies and their digital ecosystems. There are around 64,000 partners, vendors and service providers that build or sell solutions based on Microsoft products across…

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How Microsoft Catalyst can support your organisation’s transformation.

Since Microsoft began rolling out its Catalyst programme to inner circle partners in 2019 I have witnessed, first hand, the difference that it makes in the work that we do with our customers and the fundamental shift in the conversations that we are having. Microsoft Catalyst is a framework (The…

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Is the technology sector failing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion?

In early July I had the pleasure of speaking at Civil Service Live in London’s ExCeL. My topic – whether the technology sector was failing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I). As part of the session, I hosted a panel with 3 fantastic speakers, Miranda Pottinger, Funmi Surl and Aaron Prior…

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Where is the construction industry heading on its digital journey?

Our author Sabrina Hilmer explores what’s moving the industry. The construction industry has now reached the point of intensively dealing with the megatrend of "digitalisation" and the subtrend of "platformisation" and quickly taking advantage of their opportunities. What is missing, however, is a common approach that takes into account the…

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Can we improve margins in the construction sector?

Construction is renowned for competitive pricing and tight margins, which the industry has been trying to improve for years. Faced with unique circumstances and complications other industries do not have, tackling these issues is not as easy as it seems on your own. In this 3-part series, we’ll be exploring…

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Practical insights from the CDAO conference: How Gridserve succeeded in their data and analytics transformation

At CDAO, the leading trade fair for data analytics decision makers, Gridserve's CITO was on stage with Hitachi Solutions. The UK company develops and distributes sustainable, technology-enabled energy solutions. The customer and implementation partner reported on how a cloud-first approach to data analytics can be successfully implemented.

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Yasmina Passeri candidate for the Women in Industry Awards 2022

Yasmina Passeri, Hitachi Solutions, has submitted her candidacy for the prestigious Women in Industry 2022 Awards in the "International Woman" category to be held on 29 September 2022.

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Hitachi Solutions selects Young Lives vs Cancer as their UK charity partner of the year

We are proud to announce that we have selected Young Lives vs Cancer as our UK charity partner of the year! We will be partnering with the charity to help them change the lives of families and children who have been affected by cancer. 

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Team Aurora

Team Aurora, an initiative created by Hitachi Solutions Japan, is a group of employees who have gone on to achieve to date 10 medals at the Paralympics, since 2004. This blog is an exclusive interview with Kozo Kubo, a Paralympian specialising in 5000m wheelchair racing.

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Solving your organisation’s HR needs by using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources

Keeping top talent in your organisation is more important than ever these days and having the right tools will help you to achieve positive employee experience, effective management of HR processes and empower you with robust reporting capabilities resulting from storing and working with all the HR data in one…

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Hitachi Rail and Alstom begin their joint venture building HS2

Hitachi and Alstom are set to innovate Britain's most important train, this 100% electric, lower carbon alternative will be one of the world's most energy efficient, high-speed trains.