Digital scenarios for the governing body of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) works in a digital environment. In 2015, the Ministry’s governing body plans to take the final steps in the further digitalisation of its work processes.
This significant impending milestone required the governing body to look towards the future. They wanted a preliminary study and expert advice on the options available to them for this significant subsequent step. With one clear focus: in the long term, to migrate (parts of) the digital work environment efficiently, securely and in a structured way to a (national) cloud environment. The study had to take into account the Ministry’s existing digital context and work dynamic, the interconnected nature of the governing body and the technological developments and opportunities/constraints.
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Smart Working @ Thales NL

Smart Working @ Thales NL (SW@T) is essentially a smarter way of working in which, wherever possible, responsibilities and powers will lie with the employees themselves. SW@T is to be fully integrated and implemented across all Thales’ locations. Under the SW@T approach, teams, communication and knowledge sharing are key. It’s also a way of designing the physical and cultural work environment in such a way that it inspires peoples to be creative.

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HNW010 – Transition to a new way of working at Rotterdam City Council

Rotterdam City Council is also in the process of migrating to a new way of working known as HNW010. the process is aimed at smarter collaboration and better knowledge sharing, which should ultimately result in a better product for the people of Rotterdam. Combining 7,000 civil servants in four office locations is part of this new way of working. A new physical work environment also requires a certain adjustment in working practices on the part of those working in the building.

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