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Convene at the PS ICT Summit

By Lavaniya Das on Mar 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Yesterday, Convene attended the Public Sector ICT Summit in London.

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Client Update: Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust Renews Convene

By Sangeeta Mukherjee on Mar 7, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Sheffield Children's Trust is a NHS hospital trust mainly providing healthcare for children in Sheffield and the surrounding area of South Yorkshire. Although the trust itself was only formed in 1992, it runs the Sheffield Children's Hospital which has been providing care for the children and families of Sheffield and surrounding areas for over 125 years. It is one of only four specialist NHS Trusts in England providing care exclusively to children and young people, and has many other sites in the city.

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Convene at HETT 2016

By Lavaniya Das on Nov 24, 2016 2:15:00 PM

In this post we continue to look back on our conference participation this quarter.

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Convene at the Public Sector Enterprise ICT Conference

By Lavaniya Das on Nov 9, 2016 3:30:00 PM

This Tuesday, half of the Convene office set up a temporary base at Victoria Park Plaza for PSEICT.

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The Adoption of Technology in the Public Sector

By Sangeeta Mukherjee on Nov 9, 2016 3:07:00 PM

When it comes to technology adoption and innovation, it might be intuitive to think that the private sector is a clear leader compared to public organisations and governments. In reality, most private organisations lack long-time vision and adequate risk appetite, claims economist Mariana Mazzucato in her book ‘The Entrepreneurial State’. According to Mariana, despite popular belief, the most innovative countries have their governments leading from the front as opposed to the private sector. She also observes that the private sector starts investing in innovation and advanced technology only after an “entrepreneurial state” has made the initial high-risk investments and paved the way for success.

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