Mon Feb 18 2019
10.00—14.30

The art of the possible — Analytics and data in the cloud for the NHS, London

2 Kingdom Street
Paddington
W2 6BD

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A FREE NHS analytics and data workshop

​After dozens of successful analytics and data workshops for the NHS over the last two years that have been provided up and down the country in partnership with Microsoft, it is now time for the first of 2019!

Our workshops are designed to give BI and operations decision makers the information they need to provide their trust with a proven approach to improve operational and clinical performance in a trust.
We have real world examples of reports for; theatres, outpatients, ED being demonstrated on the day, high-level overviews of the direction the Microsoft technologies are heading towards from Microsoft data experts, as well as guest NHS speakers.

Time Item
9.50 - 10.20 Arrival, registration and coffee
10.20 - 10.30 Welcome, objectives for workshop and introductions
10.30 - 10.50 Microsoft's Power BI Overview and roadmap - Ric Howe, Data and AI Specialist, Microsoft
10.50 - 12.20 Demonstrations of Power BI and best practice Power BI accelerators - Taran Sohal, CEO, Cloud2
12.20 - 12.50 Challenges and opportunities for NHS Operational Performance - Tom Ridgeway, Senior NHS Operational Maanger
12.50 - 13.30 Lunch and more coffee
13.30 - 14.00 'Our Journey So Far' - James Rawlinson, Director of Informatics, Rotherham NHS FT
14.10 - 14.30 Discussion on barriers and business case - Taran Sohal, CEO, Cloud2
14.30 Close and additional Q&A

Speaker profile

Thomas Ridgeway, speaker at The art of the possible — Analytics and data in the cloud for the NHS, London

Thomas Ridgeway

Senior NHS Operational Manager

Thomas brings with him a wealth of front-line NHS operational knowledge and experience from ten years with the NHS as a senior manager in a range of commissioning, community and acute organisations. He began his NHS career through the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme where he worked with national bodies and leading consultancies to develop strategies that have helped deliver safe, high quality care to patients. Most recently Thomas has combined his experience with advanced analytical skills to deliver remarkable outcomes. These include top performing elective waiting times, nationally recognised winter plans, benchmarking tools and award-winning workforce planning and optimisation solutions.

Taran Sohal, speaker at The art of the possible — Analytics and data in the cloud for the NHS, London

Taran Sohal

Cloud2

Taran co-founded Cloud2 in 2008 with the simple aim of helping clients avoid the common mistakes that, at the time, prevented around 80% of all SharePoint projects from succeeding. Since then, Cloud2 has grown to become a leading Microsoft Gold partner for Data and AI, Power BI, Power Apps, Flow and Teams, exploiting the full Microsoft Azure cloud. Cloud2 today deliver agile accelerators as the foundation for industry focused enterprise technology solutions, providing real time, actionable, intelligent insights which allow our clients to drive improved operational performance and solve real business problems.  Taran is passionate about Innovation, this being one of the core founding principles of the company and which still sits at the heart of our DNA. Taran graduated with a 2,1 degree in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham. Taran sits on the Management Division Advisory Board at Leeds University Business School. Taran is married with 2 teenage boys in Bradford, is a Manchester United fan and probably the best bhangra dancer in the UK.

James Rawlinson, speaker at The art of the possible — Analytics and data in the cloud for the NHS, London

James Rawlinson

Director of Health Informatics, Rotherham NHS FT

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Ric Howe, speaker at The art of the possible — Analytics and data in the cloud for the NHS, London

Ric Howe

Data and AI specialist, Microsoft

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