Socitm South West 22nd June 2018 Regional Meeting
Our next SW Regional Event will be 22nd June 2018.
The theme is: Delivering from the Cloud - Enabling Digital Transformation and Modernisation
We are delighted to anounce that our main sponsor and speaker will be Amazon Web Services (AWS) also Crown Hosting Datacentres and Trend Micro will be Exhibiting and presenting.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Innovation in Local Government
Phil Young (Cloud Executive Advisor for UK Public Sector Team) James Lear (Account Manager for the South West).
Phil Young is Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Executive Advisor for their UK Public Sector Team, which help Local Authorities to use the latest cloud computing technologies to transform the way they interact with citizens and think about their future. Phil and James will be sharing their vast experience and insights along with highlights from this year’s 2018 Socitm conference in Glasgow. They will describe the way that AWS can enable innovation, working backwards from the customer, press release, two pizza teams! With examples of what Local Authorities have done with the cloud and data.
Eduserv How UK councils are evolving their IT to support their transformation journey
Colm Blake(Solutions Consultant) Kathleen Mackey(Engagement Leader)Based on contributions from over 300 councils, in partnership with Socitm, Kathleen will provide a summary of their research findings and share stories from interviews of how councils are transforming their IT to better deliver services and overcome challenges along the way.
Colm will provide a technical viewpoint; talking throughout the lifecycle of a journey to cloud. From discovery to migration, all the way through to rationalisation and performance tuning. The session will end with a chance for you to ask any questions to the speakers, who are both passionate about helping local authorities transform the delivery of their services and cloud adoption.
Wiltshire Council Evolution of cloud in Wiltshire
Andy Wickhamis the innovation and development manager for Wiltshire council, he has worked for Wiltshire in a variety of different roles for almost 17 years and has seen both the public sector and the technology that support it significantly change, bringing with it both challenges and opportunity. Andy will talk about Wiltshire’s experiences and some of the lessons learnt along the way.
Microsoft Services Richard Potter (CTO) In these digital times, organisations are experiencing a constant drive for change and a relentless need for innovation. How can we characterise the digital forces we are facing? And how can organisations build the capability to innovate successfully every day? Richard Potter is Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft Services and will help make sense of the challenges of digital disruption and provide valuable insights on the reading signs of success in these digital times. Richards profile can be seen here.
Trend Micro Bharat Mistry-How Secure is the Cloud?
Bharat will provide an understanding of the shared responsibility model for cloud security; the cloud providers role in security and your organisations responsibility for secure cloud adoption. And give practical steps that will help you secure your cloud environment.
Crown Hosting Data Centres Driving Environmental Efficiencies and Cashable Benefits Through the Cloud
David Dawson(Technical Requirements Lead - Former CIO/EMEA Practice Manager/Head of DC Operations, specialising in the design, build and operation of Data Centres).
The Government has championed the increasing use of digital services and the Cloud to improve the value and quality of service provided by the Public Sector to the citizen. As a result, in 2014, the Cabinet Office and Government Digital Service tendered Crown Hosting, through an OJEU compliant process, that enabled the Government to benchmark the lion’s share of the UK data centre market against value, energy efficiency and commercial agility.
SOCITM update and news Layla Flack (Socitm Events Manager)
Socitm update including upcoming events, SW 2018 Conference, membership updates and updates on the pioneer challenge and winners.
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