Central Government Business and Technology 2017 Conference Roundup

In this video, Methods' Strategy Director Dr Mark Thompson offers a roundup of the latest Central Government Business & Technology conference.

Nomination for work on capability-led platform models in government

Dr Mark Thompson has been nominated for an Cambridge University Vice Chancellor's Impact Award.

Health and the General Election 2017: Guide to parties’ health plans and pledges

Senior Methods Associate and expert in Health Services Improvement, Mark Jennings just produced an Essentials Guide to the parties’ health plans and…

Digital government: why platform-based businesses are the answer

Strategy Director Mark Thompson was recently invited to act as the keynote speaker of Citizen2020's London workshop on the topic of digital…

The impact and the role of platform models in UK government

The concept of “Government as a Platform” (GaaP) is coined frequently, but interpreted inconsistently. GaaP is often seen as being about technology…

The Winter’s Tale report: the secrets of high-performing A&E teams

The Institute of Healthcare Management has recently partnered with Methods to release its latest report on winter pressures in hospital emergency…

The missing piece in the government digital transformation jigsaw

Michael Beaven points to the Scottish Government example for clues on how to make headway in the digitisation of public services.

3 tips on how to run a healthy transformation project

In a recent Digital Leaders webinar, we heard Trish Quinn, Head of Transformation at the Scottish Government Digital Directorate, talk about the new…

Artificial Intelligence: time for the public sector to embrace it?

I’ve spent quite some time now consulting in various public bodies across the UK and sometimes wonder why artificial intelligence (AI) and automation…

Webinar: delivering capability-led public services

Every organisation delivering a service to users has business capabilities in place – i.e. the combination of people, process, information and…

It’s the business model, stupid – 3 steps to transform UK public services

The government urgently needs to shift from ‘pipes to platforms’ to realise the benefits of digital disruption. I have long admired entrepreneur…

How Innovate UK improved its service delivery by getting rid of data silos

Innovate UK partnered with Methods Digital to replace unsuitable legacy back-end systems with a modern cloud-based platform that would allow them to…