— DST —
DST is an Italian Digital Consulting Company founded in 2008. In 10 years it grows reaching 3 Offices and more than 160 consultants. DST’s main business is to support its customers in the development and maintenance of IT and application infrastructures. The company is structured in four main divisions: Software Development and IT Consulting; Service and UX Design, Digital Marketing and Communications, and Research & Innovation. The “Research & Innovation” division is fully dedicated to developing innovative solutions such as new e-commerce services, Semantic Technologies, AI and Big Data Analytics.
The company has adopted a Design Thinking (human-centered design) approach to development which they apply not only in the commercial sector but also to digital health projects. The company has a young and multidisciplinary team committed to quality and continuous training in their areas of expertise such as UX Design, Big Data, Machine Learning and Visual Computing.
DST acts as an innovation foundry also for digital startups, spin-offs with universities and research centres and investing in agile methodologies.
Role within KATY
In the KATY project, DST will contribute primarily in the following ways:
- System architecture and service design
- Federated data lake and infrastructure deployment
- Front end and clinical dashboard development
- Matching ontologies, vocabularies, patient EHR and -omics data (standards)
- Dissemination to target communities