Digital Executive: Challenges with existing housing management systems and legacy technology
Welcome to DIN's refreshed IT forum where we have moved the focus more towards those using and leading the technology.
The need for collaboration is greater than ever. Our members are telling us they would value the opportunity to discuss and share learnings on the common technology problems facing the sector. This is particularly important due to the various economic and social head-winds are now increasing our reliance on their technology and ability to innovate.
In this session we will hear from two leaders within the sector that have delivered successful transformation and understand the challenges many are still facing. Whether it’s dissatisfaction with existing housing management applications or the general constraints of legacy technology estates, this session will provide the opportunity to:
- Discuss the sector challenges with existing housing management systems and providers.
- Review the pitfalls and blockers of legacy technology.
- Hear from leaders who have successfully navigated these challenges.
- Discuss opportunities to increase collaboration within the sector.
- Identify practical solutions to help you drive transformation within your organisations.
About our speakers:
Julia Mixter, Director of Transformation at Raven Housing Trust
Julia joined Raven in October 2018, having previously worked in human resources since 1998. She has worked in multiple sectors and held roles at the Royal Automobile Club, The Children’s Trust and Transport for London. Over the last three years, Julia has been leading a large transformation programme which saw Raven recently awarded “Best Digital Transformation” at the 2023 Housing Digital Awards.
Karen Heaney, Director of Investment and Compliance at Legal & General Affordable Homes
Karen joined L&G Affordable Homes in January 2020 and has a long history of working in affordable housing, predominantly in asset and property management. Having started initially in Glasgow supporting the transformation of housing standards through the Glasgow stock transfer, Karen then became Director of Asset Management and latterly Director of Regeneration with Home Group.
Jason Wickens, DIN Associate Director - Digital
Jason has more than 20 years' experience in managing technology and business transformation across numerous sectors including Housing, Financial Services, Retail, and Not for Profit, driving improvements across people, process and technology. His sector experience includes the role of CIO at Southern Housing Group where he transformed both the colleague and resident digital experience. He is currently enjoying a portfolio career and supporting organisations including Saffron Housing Trust as a fractional CIO.
Attendance is free as part of your DIN membership subscription.