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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Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA)

The OIA wanted to streamline its casework IT system processes, reduce reliance on sharing case information by email, improve functionality, and further develop its portal to strengthen security. It also wanted to upgrade its membership IT system and to enable automated integration between this and casework information to support data…


Low Code: A New Era of Government Efficiency Workshop

Workplace well-being, better career paths for civil servants and increased deployment of better public services are all potential upsides of the low code movement. But it needs to be implemented with care. Hitachi Solutions’ Ed Pikett reports from a gathering of digital, data and technology leaders each at different stages…


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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Environment Agency

Hitachi Solutions has a pivotal role as the strategic delivery partner for the programme, leveraging extensive experience in customer projects to expedite value. The revamped approach adopts a portal-centric strategy built upon Microsoft Azure technologies, seamlessly integrating with the DEFRA customer identity system.


Transforming Regulation

On Wednesday, 29th November, I was privileged to be one of the hosts for 'Transforming Regulation', an event run by Hitachi Solutions and Microsoft at the Microsoft London HQ in Paddington. The event was attended by over 25 senior government stakeholders from 13 different organisations, covering many different manners of regulation,…


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.


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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The Royal Mint

Enabling 'world first' e-waste sustainability programme with The Royal Mint, using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management.


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.


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…