Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

Digital marketer who is passionate about the positive and transformative power of technology.

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Making Every Day Better with Microsoft Teams

Finland’s second-largest public sector employer, HUS Helsinki University Hospital, deployed Microsoft Teams extensively in its organization of 27,000 employees. Microsoft Teams provides HUS with a foundation for customer-oriented digital transformation, which acts as a part of its vision to be a trendsetter in healthcare. The deployed Microsoft services offer an easy-to-use solution for remote appointments […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Belfast Trust: Reimagining patient care

“There have been many heroic actions by our staff but we’re not heroes for what we’ve done – I’m just glad we could do our bit to help.” Paul Duffy, Co-Director of IT and Telecommunications at Belfast Trust, is talking about the monumental impact COVID-19 has had on the healthcare sector and how virtual consultations […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Ajuntament de Lleida: transforming the public sector with a modern, virtual workplace

“At Ajuntament de Lleida, we think differently. We embrace new technology. And when we see that it could add real value to the work we do, we find a way to make it happen.” Carles GinéSabaté, Systems Implementation Planning Manager at Ajuntament de Lleida, is reflecting on his organization’s open-armed approach to digital transformation and […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Raad van State: Creating a virtual courtroom through a remote-working solution

“This situation has proven that with the right means, support and trust, you can remove half of the desks in your building – and in that sense, I don’t think we’ll ever see 700 people at the same time in the office again.” Ron Lamers, Project Manager at Raad van State, is talking about the […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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How Capio is using interoperability and conversational intelligence to transform healthcare

“Our doctors and staff were running faster and faster. Like mice on a wheel trying to keep up,” recalls Niklas Sundler, Technology Innovation Director at Ramsay Santé and Capio, as he explains how COVID-19 changed the rules of healthcare delivery as it swept across Sweden in early 2020. “Everything happened so quickly,” Sundler continues. “We […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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AI is driving value across businesses in Europe – so why is only 4% of the public sector seeing real impact?

In April 2018, the European Commission adopted its first AI strategy, laying out a vision for how AI could transform the public sector. The strategy revealed how new machine-learning technologies and data tools can improve public services, reduce costs, provide staff with new skillsets and drive efficiencies. And yet, for the vast majority of public […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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How AI is about to transform public sector across Europe

AI allows staff to deliver public services in exciting new ways, but some organizations are yet to embrace it. Discover why.

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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How two in three public sector organizations are using AI to enhance people-based services

Pioneering organizations are employing AI technology to help free up public sector resources. Find out how.

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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dacadoo: opening the digital door to a healthier future and a better world

“530 years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci attempted to define the quality of human life. Fast forward half a millennium and we are doing the same thing – just with different technology.” Much like Da Vinci, Peter Ohnemus has grand ambitions for the role he can play in shaping human history. The CEO of global health […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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City of Liège: Facilitating decision making in difficult times

For many organizations, social-distancing measures brought about by COVID-19 have drastically slowed day-to-day operations – and for some, even stopped them altogether. But for local governments across Europe, like the Belgian city of Liège, slowing down hasn’t been an option.  From supporting citizens and businesses to protecting frontline workers, Liège city had to quickly provide stability during this crisis and ensure important decisions could still be made in a democratic […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Northwest Clinics: A new era in virtual healthcare

“I am generally quite modest – I don’t like to brag about my achievements too much. But in this case, I want to make an exception. I want to tell the world what we have done.” For Ed de Myttenaere, CIO at Northwest Clinics hospital (Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep) in the Netherlands, breaking with tradition is becoming increasingly normal. In responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, his team have implemented a virtual consultation solution that has the potential to redefine […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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HUS: sharing data securely to make life-saving decisions

Illnesses and diseases don’t often play fair – an unfortunate truth that was proved by the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, heavily hitting healthcare organizations with challenges the world hadn’t seen in a century. Hospitals needed a rapid response to reduce spreading the virus without affecting patient care. A high-pressure situation for any institution, but […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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