techUK Insights RSS Feed - http://www.techuk.org techUK RSS feed for insights content. en Copyright (C) 2015 techUK.org http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12875-the-future-of-digital-health-in-the-nhs-breakfast-meeting The Future of Digital Health in the NHS - Breakfast Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12875-the-future-of-digital-health-in-the-nhs-breakfast-meeting Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:05:30 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Portland and techUK are hosting a breakfast event to discuss the technological future of healthcare in the UK. <p>Portland and techUK are delighted to invite you to a breakfast event to discuss the technological future of healthcare in the UK.</p> <p>The event, chaired by Mike Bewick, former Deputy Medical Director at NHS England, will ask invited panellists to offer their perspective on the impact of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships on driving the uptake of technological innovation in the NHS.<br><br> The panel will include Sarah Wilkinson, Chief Executive of NHS Digital and Portland advisor Will Tanner, formerly deputy head of Theresa May&rsquo;s Policy Unit and co-founder of a mental health start up app, Bolster. They will also be joined by speakers from innovative health service companies, David Orbuch, UK Chief Executive of Optum, Julia Ross, Chief Strategist Care and Health, Predict X, and Steve Tope, Business Development Director, Tunstall.<br><br> There will also be an opportunity to network with fellow attendees before and after the panel discussion.</p> <p>Booking for this event is not through the usual techUK booking system:<br> &nbsp;<br><a href="http://the-future-of-digital-health-in-the-nhs.qmeeto.com/" title="">Click here to RSVP</a></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12781-nhs-digital-webinar-on-the-new-gpsoc-framework NHS Digital webinar on the new GPSoC framework http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12781-nhs-digital-webinar-on-the-new-gpsoc-framework Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:12:29 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org You are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for a webinar on the new GPSoc framework <p>NHS Digital are continuing the development of a new commercial framework and related services to replace the GP System of Choice (GPSoC) Framework. Our GP IT futures team are preparing to launch the next phase of engagement events specifically for the supplier market.<br> This engagement will include a series of face to face events designed to help Industry prepare for the upcoming&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ojeu.eu/" target="_blank">OJEU</a> procurement. A PIN is due to be published towards the end of April/early May 2018</p> <p>You are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for a webinar on the 26 April at 2pm. The webinar will explain more about the approach to the replacement framework, related services and planned event. It will also explain what it means to you and how you can get involved.</p> <p><strong>Please note: Joining instructions for the webinar will be sent via email a day or two before the event.</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12782-defence-security-sme-council-briefing-with-john-kite Defence & Security SME Council Briefing With John Kite http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12782-defence-security-sme-council-briefing-with-john-kite Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:13:39 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK’s Defence & Security SME Council is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a briefing with John Kite, who leads the Ministry of Defence’s Supplier Relations Team. John is responsible for a range of supplier-focused activities within the MOD, and also manages the department’s relationship with its strategic suppliers. <p>techUK&rsquo;s Defence &amp; Security SME Council is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a briefing with John Kite, who leads the Ministry of Defence&rsquo;s Supplier Relations Team. John is responsible for a range of supplier-focused activities within the MOD, and also manages the department&rsquo;s relationship with its strategic suppliers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>As part of his brief, John helps improve the involvement of SME suppliers into the MOD, supports new suppliers entering the defence market, and acts as the focal point for MOD support to pan-government strategic supplier management.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Items for discussion during the session will include:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul><li>An update from MOD on what they are currently doing to improve supplier relations</li> <li>The current business in environment &amp; how SMEs currently engage with the MOD</li> <li>An opportunity for companies to put forward their issues and concerns as MOD Suppliers</li> </ul><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>If you have any queries regarding this session please do let one of techUK&rsquo;s defence team know, and we look forward to seeing you on 2 May.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12820-hmcts-supplier-engagement-event HMCTS Supplier Engagement Event http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12820-hmcts-supplier-engagement-event Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:17:14 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org HM Courts & Tribunals Service will be returning to host a commercial supplier event at techUK offices on 16 May 2018. It will provide HMCTS with an opportunity to update the industry on progress with its £1bn reform programme, what the future holds and how it will work alongside others as we modernise the courts and tribunals service. <p>HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service will be returning to host a commercial supplier event at techUK offices on 16 May 2018. It will provide HMCTS with an opportunity to update the industry on progress with its &pound;1bn reform programme, what the future holds and how it will work alongside others as we modernise the courts and tribunals service.</p> <p><strong>Time:</strong> 14:00-17:30 + Drinks</p> <p><strong>Date:</strong> 16 May 2018</p> <p><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The&nbsp;event will start with keynote presentations from senior HMCTS leaders, and will&nbsp;include a question and answer session before breakout sessions on relevant topics and areas of&nbsp;the&nbsp;reform programme.&nbsp;Attendees will be provided with details of potential and forthcoming commercial opportunities for new and existing suppliers.&nbsp;HMCTS are keen to explore with the market how best to commercialise outcome-based contracts in an agile environment.</p> <p>The event will also be followed by a networking session.&nbsp;Sign up will initially be restricted to <strong>one person per supplier</strong> and places will be allocated on a <strong>first come, first serve basis</strong> as numbers are limited.</p> <p><strong>Agenda</strong></p> <p>14:00 &ndash; Welcome &amp; Introduction<br> 14:05 &ndash; HMCTS Vision &amp; Transformation Roadmap<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Commercial Engagement with HMCTS<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Next steps &amp; Q&amp;A<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Coffee Break<br> 16:00 &ndash; Breakout Zones (topics will be published on the day)<br> 17:30 &ndash; Drinks</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12543-ai-and-blockchain-is-this-a-match-made-in-heaven AI and Blockchain: Is this a match made in heaven? http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12543-ai-and-blockchain-is-this-a-match-made-in-heaven Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:25:23 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org So far in 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are two key technologies that everyone is talking about. Both technologies have the potential to offer huge economic and society benefits across UK industries and sectors. <p>So far in 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are two key technologies that everyone is talking about. Both technologies have the potential to offer huge economic and society benefits across UK industries and sectors. However, to what extent could the full benefit and value of these technologies be truly realised through their convergence?</p> <p>As part of techUK&rsquo;s&rsquo; AI week, techUK is bringing together leading experts in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger to explore the potential opportunities and benefits that could come from the adoption and implementation of AI in Blockchain technologies.</p> <p>This roundtable session will consider the opportunities from the intersection between AI and blockchain as well as explore the possible risks, challenges and barriers that could stand in the way and how these might be overcome. The roundtable&nbsp;will kick-off&nbsp;with short presentations from our speakers and all participants will be invited to take part in the subsequesnt discussion.</p> <p><strong>Key issues that will be discussed by attendees will include:</strong></p> <ul><li>Which are the key areas and examples where AI and blockchain technologies working together can make a difference?</li> <li>How could AI help to address issues for blockchain technologies such as energy consumption, cyber security, privacy, efficiency, scalability?</li> <li>To what extent could blockchain technology help to address concerns around the transparency, understandability and trustworthiness of AI systems?</li> <li>Could AI technologies enable organisations across all sectors benefits from using blockchain in transactions with partners?</li> <li>Is this a match made in heaven or are there possible risks and (skills, data security) and barriers that may prevent the convergence of AI and blockchain? If so how could techUK help in its work to address and overcome these issues?</li> <li>Are there specific legal, ethical and social questions that need to be addressed to enable greater use of AI in blockchain?</li> </ul><h3>Speakers</h3> <ul><li> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>Lawrence Lundy, Head of Research, Outlier Ventures</strong></span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>Luxoft (speaker tbc)</strong></span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>Vlad Nanu, CEO, Amdaris&nbsp;</strong></span></p> </li> </ul><p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12856-snacks-sips-policing-and-public-safety-partnership-event Snacks & Sips: Policing and Public Safety Partnership Event http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12856-snacks-sips-policing-and-public-safety-partnership-event Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:35:08 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Snacks & Sips: A Networking Event Connecting SMEs and Large Companies Interested in the Policing and Public Safety Markets. <h3>Snacks &amp; Sips: Speed Networking Event Connecting SMEs and Large Companies Interested in the Policing and Public Safety Tech Market</h3> <p><strong>Date:</strong> 23rd May 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 16:00 &ndash; 17:30<br><strong>Venue</strong>: techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p>Are you an SME with a tech solution that could drive transformation in Policing, Justice or Public Safety? Are you looking to partner with a larger company to help deliver you solution to a wider customer base? If so this is the event for you.</p> <p>techUK Snacks &amp; Sips events offer tech companies large and small operating within the public sector tech market, the opportunity to network, share ideas and forge fruitful business partnerships</p> <p>It is an opportunity for SMEs to learn about large companies&rsquo; approach to partnership and how you can join their partnership ecosystem. And it is an opportunity for larger companies to expand the network of SMEs they work with to deliver services in this sector.<br><br><strong>How it Works:</strong><br>AWS and IBM will provide a 15 minute overview of their presence in the Policing &amp; Public Safety sector, how they engage with SMEs and why SMEs are important to delivering services to their customers.</p> <p>SMEs then have 30 seconds to pitch what they do, covering who you are, your innovation/service/product and what you're looking for in working with larger companies. Remember, you only have 30 seconds!</p> <p>The lightning pitches will then be followed by drinks and networking. Each large company will have a designated area so SME attendees can strike up conversations with them and hopefully start to forge partnerships!</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12779-crown-commercial-service-network-service-2-briefing Crown Commercial Service Network Service 2 Briefing http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/12779-crown-commercial-service-network-service-2-briefing Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:21:52 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This is an opportunity for telecoms, contact centres, IOT and cloud access providers to review the new Network Services agreement and engage directly with the Crown Commercial Service. Final timings and details will be confirmed closer to the event. <p>This is an opportunity for telecoms, contact centres, IOT and cloud access providers to review the new Network Services agreement and engage directly with the Crown Commercial Service.</p>