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Has anyone reading this been to the ‘English Deer Park’?
Music fans of ‘The Fall’ and ‘Mark E Smith’ (RIP), will probably have some lyrics spinning around their heads already hopefully, having read that line!
A suitable description for a session I will be doing at the first afternoon of the ‘Housing Technology 2019 Conference & Executive Forum’.
Now, I am not planning to running to use bribes of scones and clotted cream to entice attendees to my session, or indeed do it all in rhyme. The latter was done extremely well last year and pretty much can’t be topped IMHO.
My deer park thoughts take me to the autumn. A season, generally October time, when the deer generally rut. What could be better than watching some of our largest mammals as the stags lock antlers in a head-to-head battle?
What about maybe watching one or more of our big beast solution suppliers, grapple with integration, like rutting stags, on different projects, at various times, right around the year? It can be done, and I don’t generally need my Zeiss Victory RF binoculars, to witness it up close.
Who would think that in 2019, decent integration would pose anything other than a slight configuration issue. In fairness, I see a lot of solutions that were never sufficiently integrated, many with no evidence prior that those combinations of applications, ever would. Poor integration leads to manual workarounds, that often become the established process.
Hardly anywhere worse than this to be an issue, is self-service. Which lets be clear, is something just about everyone is rushing to try to do well these days. Integration problems need to be cracked and often failure to do so efficiently, will seriously affect the quality of that.
My Housing Technology session aims to cover this issue and try to provide a number of useful takeaways, to help manage those ‘rutting’ suppliers, particularly when looking to crack self-service.
It would be great to see you there.
If you haven’t booked already, have a look on this link - https://www.housing-technology.com/events/htc19/
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This year it is the 10th annual event, is now the leading and longest-running technology event for senior IT and business decision-makers in the UK socialhousing sector. Again, this event brings together so many influential practitioners and suppliers in one place. I hope I will see you there. Say hi, lets share a beer.
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The Fall – Deerpark.
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