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Global Government Forum’s  Partners have been selected for their expertise in specialist areas of digital government, supporting learning across sectoral and national boundaries

The digital community partners will contribute their experiences and knowledge of digital government to the programme of events, workshops and Digital Summits, helping to support learning between the private and public sectors.

They presented their relevant knowledge and expertise, and explain the lessons they’ve learned whilst promoting innovation within the government and business world and contribute discussions.

Our thanks to the Public Service Data Live 2023 partners below….

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Partners & Exhibitors

Accelerate Capability Environments (ACE) – powered by Vivace

ACE is a mission-oriented innovation unit in the Homeland Security Groups within the Home Office that works across government to solve challenges arising from science, data and digital technology that impact the nation’s safety, security, prosperity and health.
It does this by bringing together the best ideas, expertise and capabilities from across industry, academia and the third sector via its community, which is called Vivace.
Starting out in 2017 as an experiment – a start-up within government – ACE has now delivered more than 250 commissions worth over £120million for more than 50 public sector bodies. The community has grown to more than 340 organisations, 75% of which are start-ups and SMEs.


aitemology® is the creator of unique transformation blueprints that facilitate accelerated delivery of business and technology change agendas. Developed through numerous best practice client engagements, its’ Cloud Plug and Playbook, with its proven 134-page interactive e-book and 250 aitem® downloads (templates, examples, reports, plans, org charts, job descriptions etc.) signposts an entire migration step by step, from strategy to delivery. It includes every critical technical and non-technical element (organisation and resourcing structure, governance, planning and control, and change management) required to satisfy the strictest audit.
Vendor agnostic, adaptive to new supplier releases, and suitable for any regulated or non-regulated industry, their playbook is the scalable solution that delivers transparency and control so your programme delivery team, Board and business can be confident of success.

Aker Systems

Aker Systems move highly sensitive data into the public cloud. Our products enable the transformation of systems into ultra-secure, scalable and powerful cloud-based environments. We build and manage enterprise scale data infrastructures which deliver data securely, at speed wherever it is required. Aker’s service offering was developed in response to a pressing market demand for unique expertise capable of delivering highly secure solutions for mission critical data. Aker has swiftly established trusted adviser relationships with classified Government agencies, such as the Home Office, Border Force and Cabinet Office.

Amazon Web Services

For 16 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 87 Availability Zones (AZs) within 27 geographic regions. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. The AWS cloud is uniquely positioned to provide scalable cost-efficient solutions for public sector customers to help them achieve their missions and increase collaboration across agencies and organisations.

To learn more about AWS, visit https://aws.amazon.com/uk-public-sector.



We set out to build the world’s most trusted consulting firm – creating lasting impact for clients and pioneering a positive, people-first way of working. We work with everyone from FTSE 100 names to bright new start-ups, with public sector organisations and the social sector. Find us wherever there’s a challenge to be tackled and an impact to be made.

CHR Solutions

Transformation starts with the right people and skills. CHR Solutions specialises in digital, data and technology capability building. Since 2014, CHR Solutions has been enabling over 50 government and public sector organisations to attract, recruit, develop and retain the digital, data and technology talent they need to navigate change with confidence. Its unique expertise and long-standing experience of capability-driven transformation helps bridge the skills gap in digital public services by providing responsive and effective skills development, career progression, talent recruitment, nurturing and retention strategies. CHR Solution’s multidisciplinary team of highly experienced leaders and practitioners create solutions that align with user needs, from strategic to technical, and cultivate the values and capabilities necessary to create an agile organisation that delivers value to citizens now and in the future.


CloudSource is a London headquartered, leading UK Government technology adviser focusing on Digital Transformation, Strategy, and Delivery. With a fully collaborative, customer-driven approach and extensive experience with Central Government Departments, Agencies, and Regulators, CloudSource helps public sector organisations meet today’s digital expectations.

We guide organisations to achieve their full digital potential by implementing strategy, organisational change management, mobilising complex transformational programmes of work, and by harnessing the power of Microsoft Cloud Technology.

Our tried and tested agile project methodology, fully dedicated project teams of subject matter experts, and in-depth knowledge of best-in-class Microsoft Cloud Technology are the key success factors for effectively transforming public organisations in the digital era.

With 10+ years of experience in digitally transforming government and public services, CloudSource brings Digital, Data, and Microsoft Technology (DDaT) – from the back office to the frontline to empower employees and deliver connected citizen and stakeholder experiences.



Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) engineers modern businesses. Cognizant helps its clients across public and the commercial sector to modernise technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world. Together, we’re improving everyday life. See how at www.cognizant.com.


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CTS is Google’s largest dedicated cloud partner in Europe, helping customers to differentiate by adopting not just Google Cloud technology, but also their culture of innovation and sustainability.

Founded in 2008, CTS works across many key sectors including the Public Sector, helping government organisations modernise their technology stack with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Workspace solutions.

Using Google’s industry leading platform, CTS helps organisations to do more with their data. For Public Sector organisations, GCP helps decision makers accelerate data-led initiatives and drive tangible return on investment while having a positive impact on communities nationwide.


Deloitte helps governments ensure that public services are relevant for our society now, and in the future. Large-scale, complex transformation programmes need a diverse team, so our people come with different perspectives, skills and areas of expertise, and they all love solving problems that matter. Working together with public sector leaders, we use creativity and innovation in our delivery models, building new capabilities and ways of working within government leadership teams and supporting roles. This means they can better anticipate, intervene and respond to new challenges using a flexible, and trusted process.

Global Government Forum – Training

Global Government Forum (GGF) provides a wide range of live, interactive training courses which build on its organisational ethos of providing high-quality events and information for civil servants from around the world. The purpose of the training is to empower public servants to perform better in their roles, as both individuals and collaborative team members. GGF provides training that is designed to improve civil servants’ practical skills, enhance all aspects of involvement in the policy process, increase strategic awareness and planning capability, manage people more productively and communicate better, and use action planning to deliver projects more effectively. With a focus on what works, on how to do it, and on how to apply the skills and information to your own personal work context and organisational culture.

Hitachi Solutions

Hitachi Solutions is a global IT consulting and services company specialising in user-centred people-first digital transformation. We have a deep understanding of the pressures the public sector is under to evolve, innovate and find efficiencies whilst delivering quality services to citizens. We have a track record of delivering exceptional services across business growth and trade, education, environment, finance, health and more. We can help your organisation radically re-think its people, processes and technology creating sustainable transformation that realises the benefits of change. Fuelled by data and insight, our approach focuses on automation and innovation, delivering collaborative, agile and iterative improvement across entire programmes.




Liberatii provides a cloud data platform that makes databases interchangeable. Specifically, it connects applications written for Oracle database to modern and cost-efficient databases in Azure/AWS without changing code. Therefore, organizations can break free from Oracle, save on Oracle licenses, move legacy Oracle apps to the cloud within weeks, not years, and reduce the risk of migrating and maintaining legacy databases.

Metadata Works

Metadataworks helps data teams bring data to light – making it easily findable, accessible, and usable by all types of users. Designed especially for government, research and healthcare organisations, MetadataWorks’ federated metadata catalogue and services break down the barriers to efficient data management and use. MetadataWorks makes data easier to use – our federated data catalogues have been designed in partnership with government, research and healthcare organisations.


For more than three decades, Microlink has dedicated itself to discovering technological remedies that surmount indicate challenges, bolstering organisations to flourish within the swiftly evolving digital landscape. Its’ innovative methodology has empowered countless enterprises to attain remarkable outcomes, all while curtailing expenses, shortening timelines, and mitigating operational risks. Microlink takes immense pride in curating distinctive products for this conference, offerings that are poised to facilitate businesses on their expedition towards cloud migration. 

Microlink is transaction ready on the following frameworks:
RM6195 Big Data
Digital Outcome Solutions 6
G-Cloud 13

Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Its deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology helps clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. Moody’s Analytics is known for its industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. It creates confidence in thousands of organizations worldwide, with a commitment to excellence, open mindset approach, and focus on meeting customer needs. For more information about Moody’s Analytics, visit our website or connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Delivering data management & storage for great public services. NetApp is dedicated to supporting the UK Public Sector, including Central Government agencies, Police, Health, and Local Government, in delivering exceptional services to citizens by harnessing the full potential of data, infrastructure, and cloud technologies. Its mission is to make hybrid cloud easier for government agencies, enabling them to transform data mobility, enhance data sharing, reduce costs associated with cloud and infrastructure, minimise carbon emissions, and meet crucial cybersecurity and data compliance requirements. With NetApp, Public Sector customers can enjoy peace of mind, knowing that their data is secure and their operations are optimized. As a global, cloud-led, and data-centric software company, NetApp empowers organisations to lead with data in an era of accelerated digital transformation.


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Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.



Tessell is a groundbreaking Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution designed to tackle the challenges enterprises face when migrating high-performance relational databases (Oracle, MS SQL, PostgreSQL , MySQL) to the cloud (AWS / Azure). It offers high-performance compute with over 1 million IOPS, leveraging NVMe storage for demanding workloads. Security is a priority, with industry-leading policies, encryption, and identity management. Tessell streamlines data access control and sharing, enhancing security. Its unique differentiated data management simplifies data masking and snapshot creation. Tessell provides flexible deployment options, allowing customers to host and manage databases with complete vendor independence. The Availability Machine ensures high availability and disaster recovery across multiple availability zones and regions. With seamless migration services, Tessell empowers enterprises with exceptional cloud database performance and cost efficiency.


The Virtual Forge

The Virtual Forge’s mission is to build data-rich platforms by understanding the systems and infrastructure needed to solve unique business problems. We believe in a collaborative and transparent approach that seeks to understand an organisation’s challenges and utilise reliable, proven tools overlain with innovative development to create a high-quality platform to address those challenges.


TPXimpact is a digital transformation company on a mission to build a future where people, places and the planet are supported to thrive. Combining vast expertise in human-centred design, data, experience and technology, we help the public, private and third sectors with their digital transformation journey, delivering high quality solutions that improve services, experiences and outcomes. We’re passionate people who work in close collaboration with our clients to create sustainable solutions ready for an ever-evolving world.

To learn more about TPXimpact, visit: http://tpximpact.com/



Veritas Technologies is the leader in secure multi-cloud data management. Over 80,000 customers—including 95% of the Fortune 100—rely on Veritas to help ensure the protection, recoverability and compliance of their data. Veritas has a reputation for reliability at scale, which delivers the resilience its customers need against the disruptions threatened by cyberattacks, like ransomware. No other vendor is able to match Veritas’ ability to execute, with support for 800+ data sources, 100+ operating systems and 1,400+ storage targets through a single, unified approach. Powered by Cloud Scale Technology, Veritas is delivering today on its strategy for Autonomous Data Management that reduces operational overhead while delivering greater value.

Valtech UK


Valtech is a global business transformation agency that delivers innovation with purpose. We aspire to improve human lives with the digital and data services we design, develop and manage for the public sector.

Our work includes data solutions to provide operational insights, support decision making and deliver efficiencies, together with digital services to help the public access services more easily and civil servants work efficiently and effectively.

We help to shape the way things are done across the industry. As an early advocate of agile methods, we pioneer new and efficient methods that transform ways of working and speed of delivery. And we speak out about industry issues, for example, gender data bias.