Sopra Steria Ltd

Sopra Steria Hot House

Based on Google Design Sprints, the Hot House helps you take proposals forward by identify pressing customer issues, ideateing, prototyping and learning about the practicality of potential solutions in a structured workshop over upto 5 days. A facilitated methodology delivering collaborative, testable decision-making for complex business problems with user-centric focus.


  • Proven methodology to ideate, make and test decisions
  • Five day process: understand opportunity, ideate, select, prototype, test
  • Develops team understanding of long term goal and challenge
  • Facilitates innovative ideas from teams with mixed organisational backgrounds
  • Utilises novel exercises to support innovative thinking
  • Supports collaborative, documented, critical thinking when choosing ideas
  • Rapid prototyping and testing with genuine customers/citizens
  • Outputs: user journeys, prototypes, user testing report, documented decisions
  • Insight to build, pivot or ideate ideas that wont work
  • Involves customers/citizens in the feedback process


  • Maintains focus on the views and needs of your customers
  • Involves customers/citizens in the feedback process
  • Links your organisational strategy and vision to evidenced decisions
  • Resolves analysis and decision paralysis around complex questions
  • Reduces the cost of user testing and learning from solutions
  • Facilitated and clear methodology keeps team within timeframe
  • Mixed customer team and novel ideation techniques triggers innovative ideas
  • Supports “failing fast” – identifying, testing and discounting ideas quickly
  • A fun, collaborative, routine breaking opportunity for participants
  • Service available in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales


£320 to £1850 per person per day

Service documents


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Service ID

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Sopra Steria Ltd

Chris Horne

07954 834 818


Planning service
How the planning service works
The Hot House is a versatile, facilitated forum ideal for driving out and organising complex thinking very rapidly from diverse groups of stakeholders. Sopra Steria’s service is tried and tested as a way to capture complex and fuzzy problem situations. Our experienced practitioners will support your team to jumpstart the planning process and build common views of necessary activity and how transformation can be undertaken to arrive rapidly at a high quality first cut TO BE vision, portfolio plan and roadmap for change.
Planning service works with specific services


Training service provided
How the training service works
We develop a skills and knowledge transfer plan at the start of each assignment which sets out our approach to upskilling both the team we are working with and and the wider organisation. We can provide a range of formal and informal training, tailored to the specific customer’s needs, ranging from 1-2-1 mentoring to wide engagement train the trainer programmes.
Training is tied to specific services

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing service
How the quality assurance and performance testing works
Our services help customers deliver high quality solutions providing advice on design, benchmarking, delivery strategies and quality assurance throughout the service lifecycle.

Security testing

Security services
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
  • Other
Other security services
  • Security accreditation and compliance support
  • ISO27001 certification audits and compliance support
  • GDPR assessment and compliance support
  • Security Architecture Support
  • Vulnerability management and scanning
  • Protective monitoring and threat intelligence
Certified security testers
Security testing certifications
  • Other
Other security testing certifications
  • CCP (SIRA/Cyber Architect)
  • MSc Information Security

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service

Service scope

Service constraints

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Phone support
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support
Support levels
Support solutions for this service are tailored to the specific client needs.


Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Developed Vetting (DV)


£320 to £1850 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations

Service documents

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