Civica supports army athletes to be on top of their game

  • GovTech leader Civica has announced a new sporting partnership with the Royal Corps of Signals, the British Army’s specialists in IT, Cyber and Telecommunications.

    The deal will directly support the development of the Royal Signals’ football and golfing teams, which include serving personnel, reservists and veterans. As part of the package, the Royal Signals’ football teams will benefit from state-of-the-art VEO technology, providing coaches with vital data and insights which can be used to demonstrate mistakes and improve player performance.

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    A leading provider of software across the public sector, both in the UK and globally, Civica has a close partnership with the UK Ministry of Defence and has delivered a number of key projects to drive digital transformation across the armed forces. These include:

    • Creating the Army’s Data Governance Office;
    • Establishing a Data Governance operating model;
    • Implementing effective Data Quality Management; and,
    • Leading a Data Upskilling Programme in support of Project THEIA to define the data skills that are needed across Defence and ensure that targeted training is available to all who need it.

    Civica Executive Director (Central Government), Steve Thorn said: “Whether on the battlefield or the playing field, high-quality data is crucial to ensuring better, smarter decision-making and achieving ambitious goals.

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    We’re therefore delighted that our sponsorship of the Royal Corps of Signals will support the purchase of new VEO technology, helping players to spot mistakes, improve performance and be on top of their game.”

    Lt Col S M Smith, Chairman of Royal Signals Football and Commanding Officer 30th Signal Regiment said: "We are delighted to welcome Civica to the Royal Signals Football family, provisioning much-needed sponsorship at a significant moment in the development of our teams. The timely support has had an immediate impact, enabling the purchase of a ‘state of the art’ VEO training suite, offering emerging technology to optimise the performances of both our players and coaches."

    Source: Written from press release

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