Section: Information Technology

IT Eye Update - an overview of news from IT organisations working with social landlords

Updated 27.07.20
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IT Eye Update provides an overview of news from IT organisations working with social landlords and others in the housing sector. If we are aware of news of relevance from other sources, we will also include it.

Article dated: 20.07.20
Switchee: Further reading

With real-world decisions increasingly being influenced by sensor data and guided by algorithms, Switchee's Charles Solanki looks at the benefit these devices can bring.


Article dated: 20.07.20
Aareon: Further reading

Rooftop Housing Group have gone live remotely with their new Aareon QL Housing Management System - Phase 2 will see the implementation of Digital Solutions by Aareon; 1st Touch Self Service App & 360 Customer Portal, among additional 1st Touch and QL modules.


Article dated: 23.07.20
RAM: Further reading

Wrexham County Borough Council is using capital accounting software from Real Asset Management (RAM) to manage and track its 3,500+ assets worth more than £1 billion. The solution provides the Council with the detailed functionality required for IFRS compliance, as well as creating a robust audit trail and increasing back-office efficiencies.


IT Finance & Procurement 2020 report is now available to download

Posted 08.07.20
Housing Technology: Further reading

Housing Technology's 'IT Finance & Procurement 2020' report is now available to download.

Supported by Aareon UK, the report is based on a comprehensive online survey of over 100 senior IT and business executives from UK housing providers responsible for IT finance and procurement.

Some of the findings from the report include:

The above link gives access to download the report, which is free to housing providers.


Blog Watch

Updated 21.07.20

Switchee: How the Internet of Things can be used to manage maintenance Remotely
Switchee's Charles Solanki looks at the need for IoT devices that can improve domestic dwelling maintenance for social landlords and to the benefit of residents.


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