Pitney Bowes is a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, from shipping and mailing solutions to location intelligence, customer information management, customer engagement and Ecommerce. With a 95-year history of working with the public sector delivering improvements to its citizens and stakeholders, Pitney Bowes is well-positioned to help organisations achieve digital transformation objectives. NHS foundations, trusts, hospitals and surgeries use Pitney Bowes’ technology to minimise risk, refine processes, drive cost savings and create operational excellence with accuracy and precision.
Pitney Bowes is included within Government frameworks G-cloud and the UK Government Postal Services Framework (RM1063).
LinkedIn: Pitney Bowes
The Agile Business Consortium
Supporting your Agile business change initiatives
On Wednesday 5 October the DSDM Consortium evolved into the Agile Business Consortium and was launched at the Agile Business Conference 2016.
Our mission is to be a global leader in promoting, supporting and enabling Agile Business
By providing advice, guidance and accredited products and services to C-level executives and their change management teams through an international network of partners.
Building on more than 20 years’ experience in developing very successful project management and programme management frameworks, we have now launched the Agile Business Change Framework that is designed to support businesses and organisations in adopting Agile at any organisational level and on any scale.
For more information www.agilebusiness.org
Twitter – twitter.com/agile_biz #AgileBusiness
Facebook – www.facebook.com/AgileBusinessConsortium
LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/company/agile-business-consortium
BoardPad is the market leading solution that transforms Directors devices into highly secure, collaborative digital board and meeting packs. Administrators use Connect, BoardPad’s administration platform to easily manage, compile and instantly distribute documents to their board. BoardPad saves time and money and improves security.
To find out how BoardPad can assist in reducing the time, cost and effort required to product meeting packs, contact our dedicated Public Sector Sales Manager, James Harley, on (020) 7539 7589 or email [email protected]
Contensis by Zengenti
Contensis content management system powers the websites of leading organisations. Continuously improved, Contensis is particularly good at managing large and complicated public-sector websites.
At Zengenti, we provide end-to-end services for our clients, or we act as an extension to their web teams. We design, we migrate, we build, we test, we develop, we train.
“Having Contensis as our main web platform has made a massive difference in what we can deliver with our online services.”
– Ruth Woodbridge, Web and CRM Manager
Staffordshire County Council’s website is the maximum, 4-star rated in the SOCITM Better Connected Report.
Contensis is available through the G-Cloud 8 Framework.
IE GDS is a Government Digital Services standards compliant, Agile software development house. We partner with our clients – including Public Health England, West Midlands Fire Service and the Gambling Commission – to deliver agile, efficient, low friction, high value public services that make a real difference.
IE GDS is a single location, multi-disciplinary team of systems analysts, user researchers, ux designers, Scrum Masters, content designers, lead architects and developers. From systems analysis, through co-creation workshops and user research to rapid prototyping and user testing sessions, IE is proud to be the public sector’s partner of choice.
For help on your digital transformation journey, find IE GDS on G-Cloud and on Digital Outcomes & Specialists.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0121 237 3866
CityFibre is the UK’s builder of Gigabit Cities and the national alternative provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure. It has major metro duct and fibre footprints in 40 cities across the UK and a national long distance network that connects these cities to major data-centres across the UK and to key peering points in London.
The company has an extensive customer base spanning service integrators, enterprise and consumer service providers and mobile operators. Providing a portfolio of active and dark fibre services, CityFibre’s networks address 28,000 public sites, 7,800 mobile masts, 280,000 businesses and 4 million homes.
David Evans, Director for Policy and Community, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
David joined BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT in 2006. He is Director for Policy and Community. After a physics degree at the University of Southampton, David started his career in IT, then moved into a variety of marketing, communications and policy roles.
He has worked in a range of organisations from technology start-ups to global technology firm Intel Corporation. David’s background covers science and technology, marketing and communications, public policy and politics. In addition to being a professional member of BCS, he is also a Fellow at the Institute of Directors.
BCS Making IT Good for Society: http://www.bcs.org/category/18771
Dr Andrea Siodmok, Head of Policy Lab, Cabinet Office
Dr Andrea Siodmok is the Head of the Policy Lab in the Cabinet Office. She is both a practitioner and design thinker with an international reputation for applying design for public good. Formerly Chief Design Officer at the Design Council, she is currently head of the UK Government’s Policy Lab and a Deputy Director at the Cabinet Office. Launched in 2014, the Policy Lab is a creative space where civil servants can experiment with new techniques and approaches to policy problems from data science to design.
Erich Waldecker, Head of Department, Federal Ministry of Finance, Austria
Erich Waldecker graduated with a degree in Business Administration and is employed for more than 32 years in the Austrian Tax Administration. He started in a local tax office for about 12 years and at present he is working in the Federal Ministry of Finance in Vienna. There he is head of department with the responsibility of widespread IT support for the local tax offices all over Austria.
In the last 15 years he was significantly engaged in the extensive efforts of the Austrian Tax Administration to make digital transformation happen. Among others he was intensely involved in establishing a portal “FinanzOnline” which made it much easier for Austrian citizens and business to deal with their tax duties. The mutual advantages of such a seamless electronic tax process creates a clear win – win situation for tax payer and tax authority.
Adam Boyse, Transformation Director, Department of Work and Pensions
Adam has worked in technology for 26 years, starting his career at Rover/BMW Group building car configuration systems. He went on to spend a number of years leading software development teams working in the motor industry, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and healthcare industries. He then went on to be COO of Medicsight and CEO of Medicexchange before moving into the retail sector, focused on digital delivery and large scale agile transformation. Prior to joining DWP in January 2016, Adam was Head of Technology Strategy and Head of IT Delivery at New Look fashion.
Marc McLaughlin, Field Sales Manager North UK & Ireland, Pitney Bowes
Marc McLaughlin runs a UK sales team for inbound and outbound client communications technology for Pitney Bowes. In this role, Marc works closely with blue chip companies to help them drive results with digital and physical technologies, and with public sector organisations across local government, education and healthcare to help them achieve the government’s ‘digital by default’ objectives.
Marc joined Pitney Bowes in 2012, in our field sales organisation. He was promoted to the position of Field Sales Manager in 2016 after consecutive years of high performance in the field. Marc was awarded the Institute of Sales & Marketing Award’s ‘BESMA’ for Best Business Development Manager of the Year UK 2015. During his four years on client sites he developed a deep operational understanding and empathy of client processes and challenges. Public sector projects that Marc collaborated on included the digitization of pharmaceutical work with the NHS, Streamlined postal process within Middlesbrough Council and the tracking of inbound packages to Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
Jessica Figueras, Chief Analyst, Kable
Jessica Figueras is Chief Analyst at Kable, the UK’s leading analyst firm focusing on public sector digital and technology. She advises clients on UK government technology policy, with focus areas including the use of data in policymaking, SMEs and innovation, digital transformation, legacy renewal, sourcing policy, software development and Brexit. She is regularly quoted in the national press and speaks at government conferences.
During her 21 years in the tech sector, Jessica has been an advisor to C-level executives and a well-known technology commentator and speaker. As an analyst she has published extensively on enterprise technology, specialising in vertical sectors (government and telecoms), SMEs, digital and mobile.
Previously Jessica has been a strategy consultant, director at a London-based digital start-up which promoted SME-led innovation, and Practice Leader at Ovum. She has an MA from the University of Cambridge and a Diploma in Computing from the Open University.
Victoria Boelman, Principal Researcher, Government Innovation, Nesta
Victoria is Principal Researcher in Government Innovation at Nesta. She is currently working on the potential of new digital tools to transform democracy and the exploring the future of a 21st Century UK Parliament. Victoria was previously Head of Research at The Young Foundation, one of the UK’s leading think tanks, leading projects on the potential of social innovation to transform our cities and public services.
Oliver Westmancott, Digital Strategy Director, IE GDS
Oliver began working with IE in 2000 and became a director when IE bought his digital consultancy in 2003.
Oliver is now responsible for heading up IE GDS’s talented digital service teams – both developers and consultants. Although no longer hands on with production work, Oliver remains fascinated by and deeply involved in digital strategy and technologies, particularly when its potential is applied to solving real world problems.
He loves to immerse himself in organisational strategic challenges and to look for innovative digital solutions to those challenges – appropriate for the world of today and tomorrow.
He’s led co-creation workshops with senior stakeholders from organisations including Public Health England, NHS Digital and West Midlands Fire Service. An engaging public speaker, he’s presented to NHS CIOs at the HIMSS Executive Leadership Summit, to a delegation of Chinese healthcare executives through Nine Health CIC and to senior executives from The International Association of Gaming Regulators.
Vicky Ladizhinskaya, Senior Commercial Manager, Crown Commercial Service
Vicky Ladizhinskaya is a commercial expert with wide experience in procurement, implementation, management and exit of a wide variety of partnership contracts, as well as development and delivery of contract management transformation programmes.
Vicky is passionate about the public sector getting value for money from the contracts they procure. To facilitate that she has developed and keeps implementing contract management standards and related training, to enable contract managers at all levels of expertise and experience, to manage the contracts entrusted to them better.
Her aim and mission is to spread contract management best practice to the widest possible audience of commercial managers in both public and private sectors.
Twitter handle: @jessicafigueras
Hugh Ivory, Managing Partner, Agilesphere
Hugh Ivory is a managing partner at Agilesphere, and a former DSDM Board member now the Agile Business Consortium. He played a key role in the development of Atern, the baseline for the current version of AgilePM®.
Hugh has managed agile transformations in a number of Financial Services organisations. Recently, Hugh worked at the Government Digital Service, developing governance for digital service delivery. He is currently contributing to the development of the framework for Agile Business Change, which was recently announced by the Agile Business Consortium.
Daniel Thornton, Programme Director, Institute for Government
Daniel joined the Institute in April 2015, after more than two decades of experience in the UK and international public service. Daniel began his career in the Foreign Office, and subsequently worked in Parliament, HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office, 10 Downing Street and as a Director in the Department for Communities and Local Government. From 2009 until 2015, he worked in Switzerland for Gavi, a public-private partnership that funds immunisation in developing countries. Daniel leads on the Institute’s Civil Service-facing work.
Jonathan Lewis, Chief Commercial Officer, Contensis by Zengenti
Jon’s background includes digital strategy, user experience, and content governance. He has a talent for marrying corporate objectives with user needs, and enjoys working with others to do the same. Over the last 6 years, he’s supported our clients through every stage of digital maturity – running workshops, managing projects, and presenting at board level to get buy-in with senior stakeholders.