Question and Answer…. with Bryan Kessie
Next up in our series of Question and Answer sessions with key people, partners and stakeholders, we speak to Bryan Kessie.
Bryan is Head of Operations for Skills for Justice Enterprises and manages the technical teams across the organisation. His main role is to ensure the development of the technical products meets the needs of the customers both now and in the future. Bryan has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare sector as a clinician, operational manager and project manager on national workforce projects. Bryan has worked at Skills for Health for the past 8 years in a variety of project roles and has been Head of Operations for the past 4 years.
Question 1: Tell us about your role in the project?
Answer: I am Project Lead for the Resilens Project at SfJ and also Head of Operations for SfJ
Question 2: How do you think the project will benefit the wider public?
Answer: I think that this project will be a key benefit to the public – recent events in BA and other systems have shown the impact of systems going down and the chaos this causes. Systems need to be resilient and plan in place
Question 3: How are you engaging the key target users?
Answer: We are starting to engage users in the UK and looking at what range of services would benefit from the use of these tools
Question 4: Why do you think this project is going to be successful?
Answer: There has always been a clear focus on the approach and tools we are developing and it has been interesting to see the links and partnership work develop over the past year. We have a real sense of ownership and focus on the project group
Question 5: What is the legacy of the project?
Answer: Besides the ERMG and practical tools, we now have a framework to build upon and develop in response to customer requests
Question 6: How does the project work in-conjunction with other similar projects?
Answer: The project sits within a wider European initiatives aimed at sharing best practice and developing a common approach across the EU – we will see the benefit of this wider integration in 2018