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Cloud Adoption for Local Councils: Balancing Tight budgets & Council Constraints.

Local councils face a constant challenge: meeting government cloud-first initiatives and ensuring compliance and security while developing existing staff skills, all while operating on tight budgets. The cloud offers undeniable benefits, such as improved scalability, agility, and disaster recovery. However, concerns about cost can often create an obstacle.

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How hSo Customers are Helping the NHS Transform Medical Imaging

The NHS faces enormous challenges making the most of medical imaging. There aren’t enough qualified staff to fill all vacancies, and there’s a vast backlog post-COVID. Significant variations in service exist between different locations.

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What has the NHS gained by storing data in the Cloud?

Back in early 2018, NHS Digital, which is responsible for setting the digital agenda for the NHS, as well as making the rules by which it will work from a digital perspective, ruled that hospitals and GP surgeries could start to store delicate and personal data in the cloud. 

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UK Public Sector And The Cloud: State Of Play

Today, the public sector is dependent on the cloud. Local and central government, police forces and more now harness networks of remote servers to provide vital services, communicate with each other, manage data and keep IT costs within budget.

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Embracing The Cloud: A Public Sector’s Journey

In our first two blogs of this series we explored the public sector and its views on technology, including the benefits and negatives of deploying modern technology. This blog will specifically explore the transition to the cloud by the public sector and the possible challenges it might encounter.

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Challenges & Difficulties In Developing A Digital Transformation Strategy for the Public Sector

With the need for digital transformation in the public sector, it faces plenty of challenges to achieve this. Savings are increasingly being sought and with constant technological innovation, the public sector faces an uphill battle to accomplish both cost efficient methods and achieving the needs of its citizens.

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Public Sector & Technology: A Digital Revolution

When we think of local authority bodies, we rarely think of how digitally advanced they are. Personally, accessing my local council website tends to put me in a towering passion, ending in me shutting the whole thing down due to its antiquated nature. However, some might argue, if it serves a purpose, why should councils feel the need to change?

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Small Is Beautiful, When Choosing Suppliers for the Public Sector

This month, we're very excited to be featured in Public Sector Technology, a publication from independent publisher Raconteur. The magazine talked to hSo's Customer Development Director Avner Peleg about the expansion of the Network Services Framework to include SMEs and the need for change in IT procurement in the Public Sector.

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