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We help Central Government organisations make sense of their data, with secure and agile solutions. 

Our Expertise in Central Government

Central Government departments have immense potential to leverage the power of data for improving the lives of UK citizens. Extracting insights from vast datasets is crucial for optimising service efficiencies, especially amidst budget constraints, skills shortages, and ever-growing efficiency targets.  

Simpson Associates have extensive experience in supporting Government to transform disconnected data into trusted actionable insight. While we may be a focussed team, we boast one of the largest pools of data and AI experts in the UK. This unique combination allows us to provide the personalised approach of a smaller organisation, coupled with the expertise of a much larger data team.  

We’ve supported departments like the Government Property Agency, The Home Office, and the Department of Education transforming disconnected data into trusted, action insights that provide tangible outcomes to UK citizens. 

The UK Government’s commitment to enhancing public services is evident. With Significant investments paving the way for digital transformation. We specialise in making data accessible for all, enabling you to upskill and streamline operations without relying on off-the-shelf software. Rest assured your solution will be tailored to fit your specific needs as you progress throughout your data journey. Let us leverage the power of your data and make it easy for you to deliver exceptional services.   

“It’s being recognised by partners as a proven deliverable and an achievable opportunity to upscale thereafter” 

Kate Thacker

Detective Chief Superintendent, TOEX 

Other Clients

Sector Specific Data

  • £15M Evaluation Accelerator Fund (EAF) commitment to making the UK a global leader in evidence-based policymaking. 
  • 26,000 Resignations within the Civil Service during 2023
  • 50% of high priority data quality issues are committed to be resolved

Challenges and Solutions in Central Government

Be confident that we understand all challenges are unique and so are our solutions. We adapt them to your evolving needs as you navigate your data journey. Allow us to harness the potential of your data, simplifying the process for you to deliver outstanding services.

UK Central Government bodies have seen an increased in demand in their services since the pandemic, which has ceased to slow down. This places immense pressure on resource allocation, like staffing and budgets. How can we leverage our data to address the overwhelming demand for our services?  

Understanding future service demands, government agencies can strategically allocate resources to areas with the highest anticipated need. This prevents underutilisation in some departments while ensuring others are equipped to meet demand.

How can Central Government ensure they’re all working in unison towards the same goal and effectively demonstrating the impact of government initiatives when siloed and outdated data hinders collaboration and measure? 

A robust data platform ensures timely access to accurate information by establishing standards and governance frameworks. Fostering consistent and easy data sharing. Plus, a modern platform allows for AI integration enhancing operational efficiency and driving technological growth.

The current job market and high demand for data skills poses a significant challenge for Central Government projects. How can we bridge the persistent skill gaps within their data teams?

A trusted partner is instrumental in overcoming skills gaps. Partnering with Simpson Associates provides flexible resources, knowledge transfer and upskilling. Our team of data professionals adapts to your needs, giving you the right expertise, at the right time.

Solutions & Services

We offer a range of solutions and services that have been created with Central Government needs in mind. These include: Our Modern Data Analytics Assessment, Microsoft Fabric Accelerator, and an AI Assessment.

  • Solutions

  • Technologies

Modern Data Analytics Assessment

Effective decision-making in today’s complex environment hinges on leveraging data effectively. Our Modern Data Analytics Assessment helps Central Government agencies unlock the power of data to achieve their critical objectives. Our Modern Data Analytics Assessment, available as an Essentials or Premium package, focuses on how a data strategy and data platform can enable you to reach your goals. We look at where you are now on your data journey, where you want to be, and most importantly, provide you with an easy-to-follow roadmap to help to get you there.

Microsoft Fabric 5 Day Proof of Concept

Experience the transformative power of Microsoft Fabric first-hand with our comprehensive 5-day Proof of Concept. Our PoC will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Fabric’s features, capabilities, and benefits. On top of this, it will allow you to explore relevant use cases that can be delivered by this innovative solution – quickly and easily. Partner with Simpson Associates to unlock the transformative power of Microsoft Fabric for your agency.

AI Assessment

Central Government agencies face a constant pressure to improve efficiency, deliver better citizen services, and manage resources effectively. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionise these areas, but navigating the world of AI can be complex. Our comprehensive evaluation goes beyond the hype and delves into the specific ways AI can drive efficiency, optimise operations in your agency. Whether you’re just starting your AI journey or scaling existing projects, this assessment provides expert guidance and actionable insights to propel your agency’s success in the age of AI.

Demand Forecasting

Forecast and report demand efficiently and effectively, to improve performance and gain reliable and accurate predictions for the future demand of services.

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure stands as a premier platform. Access a wide array of tools and technologies designed to handle data storage, processing, analytics, and visualisation efficiently.

Its scalability allows businesses to seamlessly accommodate growing data volumes while maintaining performance and reliability. Azure’s integration with other Microsoft products fosters seamless workflows and collaboration.

Microsoft Fabric

Fabric is a complete analytics platform that can revolutionise the way your team works with data. It brings everyone together on a single AI capable platform built for the future.

By centralising data operations, it enhances transparency and accountability, empowering local authorities to deliver improved services and address community needs effectively.


Databricks offers local authorities a powerful solution for data projects, enabling efficient data processing, analytics, and machine learning. Its collaborative platform fosters teamwork and knowledge sharing among government departments.

With Databricks’ scalable infrastructure and advanced analytics capabilities, you can derive valuable insights to enhance services and decision-making, promoting efficiency and transparency.

Let’s harness your data to transform your organisation.

Do you have a similar problem or challenge? We’re not just a service provider; we’re your partner in transforming your organisations data for good. If you’re not sure if we’re the right fit, check out our values.

How can we help you?

Let’s discuss how we can transform your disconnected data into actionable insights for better outcomes.

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