Kainos WorkSmart Account Executive
Ruairi has over 16 years of experience in delivering digital transformation projects across a broad sector of industries, worldwide. Coming from a technical background; starting his career as a software engineer and moving into delivery, business analyst and project management roles, more recently Ruairi has been facilitating digital transformations in a customer facing role, bringing a wealth of experience and advice to clients.
As part of the wider Kainos team who have been delivering digital transformation into the UK Public sector for over thirty years Ruairi is best placed to facilitate a conversation on the challenges of choosing the best technology partner to facilitate real change, comment on the nuances of delivering transformation in the UK public sector and help assess the opportunity that the governments digital first agenda offers.
2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
The Reality of Procuring Digital Transformation Technology
Theatre: Digital and Technology
GDS have been great at giving lots of information via the Digital Service Standard and the Technology Code of Practice about the theory of procuring of digital transformation technology but what does it mean in reality? How can you be sure that you are meeting the standards required? What are the key things you should be looking at in a vendor and how can you be sure that the technology you have chosen is going to fulfil your digital requirements to 2030 and beyond? Issues including, what factors to consider and when, key vendor criteria you can’t ignore, pitfalls to avoid and how to manage the service assessments will be covered.