Publication Digital Machinery of government 22 February, 2017

Big Data in government conference brochure

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In February 2017, Reform held a conference on ‘Big Data in government: challenges and opportunities’. John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the UK Civil Service and Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office, gave the keynote speech. The event explored themes including the issue of Big Data and the issue of public trust and attitudes; Big Data in healthcare and Big Data in criminal justice.

This conference brochure contains articles covering themes from across the conference from leading figures in public services including:

  • John Manzoni, Chief Executive, UK Civil Service and Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office
  • Hetan Shah, Executive Director, The Royal Statistical Society
  • Dr Mark Thompson, Group Strategy Director, Methods Group and Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Pete Cummings, Director, Partners and Government, EMEA, Adobe
  • Daniel Ray, Data Science Director, NHS Digital
  • Dr Nasrin Hafezparast, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Outcomes Based Healthcare
  • Jeremy Atkins, Big Data Consulting Sales Manager, EMEA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • James Slessor, Managing Director, Global Public Safety, Accenture