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 Oracle EBS Options Appraisal
and Management Consultancy 

We were asked to provide South Ayrshire Council with consultancy services to support a significant change initiative incorporating systems supporting Finance, Payroll, Procurement, HR and Supporting Services. Initially, we would need to lead an impartial cross-service review over 3 months; to encompass the future and current state, and roadmap.

 Migrating from thin clients and 
 PCs to laptops, Windows 10, 
 Microsoft 365 and Microsoft 

We supported Guildford Borough Council in their migration to Windows 10, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft InTune as well as modernising their devices. We set out an approach and gained agreement to invest and support an accelerated approach to the technology refresh, resulting in a solution which enabled positive changes.

 Developing a strategic, regional 
 estate plan 

Estates is a key enabler of the overall STP strategy. We used a proven, three-step project methodology to deliver within a target timeline of four months including assurance and discovery of the information baseline, information analysis and options appraisals, and produced an STP estates plan for a 5-year period.

 Single housing system 
 project assurance 

A decision in 2020 to break up East Kent Housing saw Socitm Advisory chosen to support one of these councils in assurance on the supplier financial and contractual proposals to enable Folkestone & Hythe District Council to confidently make the right choice and way forward for their Single Housing System.

 Development of sustainability 
 outline business case 

We recently supported Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) CCGs in partnership with South Central West Commissioning Unit (NHS SCWCSU) in the development of their STP plan, LDR and an OBC for a single region-wide interoperability platform, successfully delivering on time.

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 Supporting a portfolio of Social 
 Care improvements 

We supported Essex County Council over a range of social care projects over an eighteen-month period on their Electronic Homecare Monitoring project.

 Microsoft 365 discovery 

We have helped to identify/define steps they should take towards MS365 as well as how they should be planned and delivered to achieve the transition to new ways of working this strategic project will provide

 Supporting a portfolio of 
 social care improvements 

We led and supported a range of projects over an eighteen-month period for Essex County Council to realise improvements to their social care commitments including assurance for their Assistive Technology Pathfinder and review of their Technology Enabled Care landscape.

 Market analysis and creating 
 investment cases for NHS FT 
 Private Patient Units 

Working with six NHS Trusts we delivered a successful Private Patients Units options appraisal and investment case, including chairing the Network Healthcare Private Patients Conferences at The Kings Fund and Royal Society of Medicine.

 Digital Pathfinder for urgent 
 care centres 

We project managed the delivery of the Hurley Group and Oxleas Foundation Trust proof-of-concept project for an Urgent Care Centre through active engagement of staff and patients using eConsult to promote the new service, resulting in 20% of patients successfully diverting to using eConsult online.

 Independent review of an 
 electronic homecare 
 monitoring system 

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets had an ongoing and problematic implementation of an Electronic Homecare Monitoring System (EHCM). We supported them with an independent state of stability and workforce satisfaction, and have them a number of solutions.

 Supporting LGA and
 NHS' response to Covid-19 

We're committed to supporting our public services and communities during the current Covid-19 pandemic. We are proud to be working with the NHS and Local Government Association (LGA) in national initiatives that are focussed on bringing impactful digital innovations.

 Contact Centre review 

There had been little investment in the Contact Centre for the duration of the service desk contract and as a result, it needed to be modernised to take advantage of more up-to-date technology and working practices. Using our Socitm Digital Maturity Assessment (SDMA) we ran workshops, and provided the Council with a clear vision forward, transformation and modernisation guidance, and a prioritised roadmap.

 Strategic review of adult social 
 care digital strategy and 

We completed a strategic review of Norfolk County Council's adult social care to help them achieve in-year savings through digital transformation and investment in Assistive Technology.

 Understanding Adult Social 
 Care digital maturity 

We applied our Digital Maturity Framework to conduct a review of GCC's Adult Social Care digital transformation, and collected evidence through interviews with senior management, a series of workshops focussed on overarching themes, and by reviewing data and project documentation relating to each workstream.

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 Preparation for the future, 
 introducing more digital ways 
 of working 

Walsall Council have demonstrated true flexibility and responsiveness to change by successfully delivering the first phase of their major ERP Transformation Programme in July 2020. Discover how we have supported them on this journey.

 When technology sets you free 

We recently supported the National Lottery Heritage Fund with their modernisation from antiquated desk top systems and increased productivity throughout the Covid-19 pandemic as they transition to remote working.