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Digital UK and Freeview

The current operating structure of the platform is the legacy of several organisations (DTG, ONDigital, TDN, Freeview, DMOL and Digital UK) over the past 20 years and as far as we know has not been systematically reviewed. There may be areas where several parties participate; and others where no party has clear responsibility.

Digital UK have initiated this ‘Operational Governance Review’ to determine if the current arrangements are fit-for-purpose for the future. DigitalFirst has interviewed key stakeholders from Digital UK, Freeview, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, we have reviewed key operational procedures and examined key strategic programmes within Digital UK and Freeview to establish whether these will impact the resources and operations of the businesses.

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Digital First were commissioned to work with the Brent Housing Partnership to support its digital transformation, improve the overall customer and staff experience and delivery efficiencies through digitisation.

In developing the digital strategy we:

  • Undertook widespread staff and stakeholder engagement via digital transformation workshops
  • Assessed the options for digitising the customer front end and a wider assessment of the back office systems, data and integration opportunities
  • Developed a commercial business case for investment in a programme of digital transformation.
  • Produced a detailed design and specification of over 100 business processes and the including multiple integrations to create an end to end platform

Key outcomes achieved:

  • A clear technical roadmap for incremental digital transformation to create a new customer digital platform
  • Early rationalisation for the business applications portfolio generating over £200,000 per year in savings
  • Agile development of a new housing portal design to drive self-service and a richer customer experience
  • Production of a business case for change for a Dynamics 365 platform and wider savings of £600k annually – delivering an 18 month digital ROI
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