Digital Transformation Dialogues: Navigating Finance, Sustainability, and Innovation

In a new podcast miniseries, join Professor Alan Brown in conversation with a panel of experts, as they unravel the complex threads of technology, finance and sustainability, offering insightful perspectives and thought-provoking discussions that will leave you inspired and informed.

Episode 1: Alan Brown in conversation with James Herbert

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James Herbert, CEO Pivotl

In this first episode, Alan talks to James Herbert, CEO of Pivotl, a seasoned entrepreneur specializing in scaling modern software and technology services businesses. Explore his journey from playing a leading role in significant data and technology initiatives in the UK government, to co-founding The Panoply, a company that now boasts over 600 employees and serves clients across diverse sectors. Learn how James’s entrepreneurial spirit has shaped the landscape of technology services.

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Lessons Learnt from Government Digital Transformation

James Herbert

This paper examines the UK Government and Ministry of Defence's (MoD) transformation strategies, focusing on AI and data-centric approaches, highlights challenges due to late digital transformation, and offers insights from wider public sector transformations, focusing on procurement, technology, skills, leadership, and culture.

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