Dr Sally Howes, National Audit Office – What does ‘digitisation’ really mean for an organisation?

In: BlogDate: Feb 22, 2016By: Claire Lickman

Dr Sally Howes is the Executive Leader responsible for innovation at the National Audit Office.

 

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What does ‘digitisation’ really mean for an organisation?

She discussed real examples of digitisation from projects in UK government, showing the challenges faced by managers of these projects. Plus she explained what digitisation really means – it’s not just data entry!

Sally also emphasised the power of the individual – an individual can make all the difference to a project, both good and bad.

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Claire Lickman

Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at lecari.co.uk.

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