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Digital in Wales, what would you do?

At the end of this week’s Digital Panel meeting we had a bit of discussion about the best way to be open and transparent in our thinking and progress and how to ensure that we understood the challenges across sectors. From the very outset our underlying principle has been to share as much as possible and Lee Waters has […]

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6/7/2017

Digital Futures in Health: is the focus on real transformation or is it just about tech?

Last week I attended the ‘Digital futures in health and well being: can the public sector survive without them?’ symposium. Held at the Morgan Academy within the new Swansea University Bay Campus, on the outskirts of the city centre, with world class facilities. It’s no wonder that the University is going from strength to strength with this […]

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5/7/2017

Where are all the women in Health and tech in Wales?

I’ve spent the last few years in organisations that are transforming through digital and technology, but it wasn’t until I became involved in a cross government technology programme as part of the Government Digital Service (GDS) that I became aware of the issue of diversity in tech and, more specifically, women in tech. If I’m honest, I’d not […]

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2/7/2017

Introducing Victoria Ford

This April marked 23 years for me as a civil servant and got me reflecting as milestones often do.  When I walked into Dover West Docks to start my Immigration Officer training in April 1994 I had no idea about where my career would take me and, being young, didn’t really care that much. It […]

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22/6/2017

Digital Wales: Digital Framework

Digital Opportunity in Wales My colleague Tim Daley has talked previously about the opportunity in Wales for digital transformation. As a nation we’re small enough to be radical in our thinking to delivering those public services that are devolved to Welsh Government, but we’re also big enough to carry the torch. We have the opportunity to transform the way […]

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8/6/2017

The Growth Factor

‘Technology is the golden thread that runs through the whole project’ the words of Councillor Rob Stewart, Leader of Swansea City Council and the Swansea Bay Region Deal at the Swansea Bay Futures ‘The Growth Factor’ event. Councillor Stewart shared the stage with Mark James of Carmarthen Council in a physical demonstration of words shared with us by the previous […]

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17/5/2017

Hello from Perago-Wales

Welcome to Perago-Wales and to our first blog post.  Our blog will focus on the latest challenges and thinking on public sector transformation, particularly in Wales and we’d love to hear about your challenges and successes too. Who are we? Based in South Wales our team has experience of enabling digital transformation in the public […]

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