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Future-Proofing Public Services: AI and Data Strategies for Local Government IT Leaders

Authors and contributors: Piotr Szymanski
  1. Welcoming Remarks
    • Introduction to the session, highlighting its alignment with Socitm’s goals of innovation and modernization in public services.
  2. Unlocking the Potential of AI and Gen AI for Public Sector Excellence
    • An overview of AI and Generative AI (GenAI), focusing on their transformative impact and relevance to modernizing public sector services.
  3. Data Mesh: The Backbone of Digital Transformation  
    • Discussing the concept of Data Mesh and its critical role in enhancing data architecture, aimed at supporting complex, distributed data landscapes
  4. Case Studies: AI at Work
    • Showcasing successful AI implementations , illustrating best practices in identifying and applying AI use cases for public good.
  5. Call to Action: GenAI Use Case Challenge
    • Introducing an initiative for Socitm members to conceptualize innovative GenAI use cases tailored to the unique needs of the public sector, fostering a culture of collaborative innovation.
  6. Closing Insights and Interactive Q&A

Wrapping up the session with key takeaways, encouraging attendees to engage with questions, and detailing how Socitm members can contribute to and benefit from embracing AI and data-driven strategies


  1. Introduction
  2. The era of AI is here
  3. Data and AI maturity
  4. Data Mesh: enhancing data architecture
  5. Microsoft Fabric for Data Mesh
  6. AWS for Data Mesh
  7. Integrated City Management through Data Mesh
  8. AI/GenAI for the Public Sector
  9. Q&A