The project, which paves the way for the adoption of a new, standardised data descriptions across the sector is poised to transform the way housing providers store, interpret and share data. It will enable more effective systems integration, more cost effective technology-led innovation, and better performance benchmarking. It also holds the potential for lower cost overheads associated with mergers, at a time of consolidation across the sector.
Over a hundred housing professionals spanning everything from asset management to community engagement came together for a day of hands-on engagement with a select group of technology pioneers, ranging from big players like O2 Telefonica, British Gas Hive and Aareon through to start ups like Switchee and Blue Maestro. The aim was to start to map out how new technologies – an