How to use the Navigator

The Infrastructure technology navigator supports the public sector search for new and existing technology that can improve the performance of their infrastructure at the planning, investment, delivery or management stages.

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This infrastructure technology navigator seeks to support five key outcomes:-

  1. Raise awareness of value adding technology to support infrastructure performance.
  2. Support contracting authorities procure and apply this technology to realise its potential.
  3. Provide impartial advice in available technologies that addresses public sector challenges.
  4. Unlock investment in the adoption of new technology.
  5. Support upskilling and develop expertise.

How to use the Navigator

The navigator links users to a list of infrastructure performance improvements that technology can deliver and provides the user with guidance, benefits and template documents to enable its application. The performance improvments can be searched for by the stage of the project, benefit or technology type.

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Fig 1. Infrastructure Technology Navigator

 

Create your own Technology Stack

Once the user has identified a performance improvement that they would like to implement, they can select this and add it to their own technology stack. This will enable the user to store relevant technologies they are interested in for future reference.

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Fig 2 . Members Technology Stack

A Framework for Performance Driven Technology

Once a user selects a performance improvement, the navigator will define the technology and provide associated guidance. The guidance is divided into the following areas:-

  • Overview
  • Benefits/Return On Investment
  • Process & People Requirements
  • Data Requirements
  • Technology Requirements
  • Useful Links & Documents

Where a performance improvement can be delivered by multiple technology providers, the navigator will point the user to industry databases or existing supplier databases.

To explore the opportunities that infrastructure technology can offer you, please register to use the Infra-Tech Navigator.