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Sharing is caring for the UK Public Sector

By Infomentum on Apr 2, 2019

Never as a society have we been as open as we are today, though it’s a movement that has seemingly bypassed the public sector. In the third and final blog post in our series around thinking smart in the public sector, we look at the main challenges and barriers when it comes to data sharing. We also suggest ways and methods of how the UK public sector can embrace a mindset of collaboration for a more positive future for all.

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5 steps to successful Generation C marketing

By Infomentum on Apr 1, 2019

For years, marketers have looked to the latest generation to lead their branding efforts and define the latest trends. We’ve been through the baby boomers, then Generation X, Y and finally Z. So the question is: what next?

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SMEs: The impossible dream for the public sector

By Infomentum on Mar 14, 2019

After years of austerity, the public sector is crying out for solutions that can help solve its issues quicker and more cost-effectively. Yet, while there is a multitude of choices available in the form of digitally native businesses, they’re not being considered as credible options. This post will examine why is it so difficult for the public sector to engage with SMEs?

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Are you ready for Generation C?

By Infomentum on Mar 4, 2019

Generation C - these people are your customers, your employees and maybe even yourself. Generation C is the connected generation; they are digital natives who are completely au fait with the latest gadgets and technologies.

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What the UK public sector can learn from cows in Norway

By Infomentum on Mar 4, 2019

Never has there been so much pressure to do more with less. Nowhere is this more acutely felt than in the public sector. For an element of the UK economy not widely renowned for a track record of innovation and prudent purse string management, that represents somewhat of a major challenge. Yet finance is not the only issue. There are other pressing concerns: how to best use and share data, engaging with local SMEs and disruptive technology companies and re-calibrating the public sector approach to operations in a digital and social age. We’ll be looking at all these topics in our forthcoming blog series. Naturally, that means we’ll be kicking off with cows in Norway.

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A Business Guide to Generation C

By Infomentum on Mar 4, 2019

With Generation C already a huge demographic which is growing every day, businesses need to ensure that they are capturing Gen C’s attention, whether as their customer, potential customer or employee.

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Why online advertising is failing to engage with Gen C

By Infomentum on Feb 18, 2019

Digital promotions are failing to meet expectations, with up to 1 in 3 customers considering advertising one of their biggest annoyances online. Our 'Generating Success with Generation C' report examines the growing digital marketing expectations of over 1000 office workers throughout the UK .

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Are we there yet? The public sector’s approach to cloud adoption

By Infomentum on Feb 1, 2019

In the second of our series on the public sector, digital transformation and Smart Lives, we are looking at cloud computing. At a time when government organisations struggle for funding, digitalisation offers a way of delivering services to users in a more cost-effective manner. Cloud is the foundation of that transformation. As a concept it has been talked about for over a decade yet adopting it can be a challenge for cash-strapped public services. What stops the sector from accelerating cloud use to unlock its benefits?

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How to design the perfect API (API series, part 2)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on Dec 13, 2018

If you read my previous blog post on competing in the API economy, you probably have a feel for just how important APIs are in modern organisations. Implementing an API strategy will unlock internal assets and make you a competitive and relevant force to be reckoned with in our diverse and fast-changing tech landscape.

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Competing in the API economy (API series, part 1)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on Nov 26, 2018

You're probably all too familiar with terms like 'digital transformation' or 'digital disruption'. There are endless concepts and trends behind these fancy words but you could say that they are 'a new way of developing, deploying and maintaining software'.

The vendors are changing how software products are made, and more importantly, they're changing how software is sold; there are new architectural styles (Reactive Manifesto and 12 Factor Applications, for example), and there are lots of new technologies in the mix: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, Responsive Web Apps, API Management, to name just a few.

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