Home Tags Councils

Councils Related Content

integrated digital services

Delivering modern and efficient integrated digital services

Rachel Felix, Digital Programme Manager, Chesterfield Borough Council, explores how to deliver modern and efficient integrated digital services.
modern data protection

How local councils can ensure modern data protection best practices

Dan Middleton, VP, UK&I, shares his top tips on how local councils can ensure best practices when it comes to modern data protection.
Collaborative working

Collaborative working delivers for users at 10 UK councils

Will Callaghan, Product Lead for LocalGov Drupal, explains how collaborative working across 10 councils has provided better services for citizens during the COVID-19 lockdown.
low-code technology

Low-code technology: Enabling councils to support citizens

Richard Farrell, Chief Innovation Officer at Netcall, talks about the challenges that local councils have faced and the role that low-code technology can and should play in enabling local authorities to guide and support citizens.
reduce operational costs

How councils can reduce operational costs and manage tech investments

Nick Smee, CEO of Yotta, explores the digital resident demands and funding issues that councils face may this year and considers the steps they can to take re-evaluate their technology investments, reduce operational costs and better manage budget allocation.
legacy systems

Debilitated by data: How COVID has exposed the ugly truth behind legacy systems

Here, Nick Jewell, Sr Director of Product Marketing at Alteryx, unpicks why legacy systems are failing and explores what can be done about it.
Mobilising the workforce

Re-shaping local gov: Mobilising the workforce and joining up care

David McKinney, Managing Director of Local Government at Servelec, discusses how councils can build on the digital progress they’ve made during COVID-19, and use mobile solutions to move towards true joined-up working.
eradicate period poverty

Bristol City Council spearheads campaign to eradicate period poverty

Councillor Helen Godwin, Cabinet Member for Women, Children and Young People on Bristol City Council, discusses the work being done by Bristol City Council to eradicate period poverty.
local authorities

Crisis communications: Why local authorities should adopt open source technologies

Tom Bianchi, VP of digital experience company, Acquia, explores how content can engage and better connect citizens with local authorities.
town planning

What impact can AI have on town planning?

Robin Barber, Product Owner of Built Environment at Arcus Global, explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can play a role in town planning.
foster carers

Uncovering the barriers to fostering, during the pandemic and beyond

To encourage and inspire new potential foster carers to step forward, Bristol City Council decided it needed to understand just what nudges people over the line, and what holds them back.
key services, essential services, council services

How can councils keep key services running during lockdown and beyond?

Anique Bravenboer, alliance manager, Yotta, explores the ways in which councils have been adapting in order to continue to deliver essential services during the COVID-19 lockdown.
boost mobile connectivity

Dorset Council’s £4.3 million project will boost mobile connectivity

A bid led by Dorset Council has been awarded £4.335 million to help boost mobile connectivity in rural communities.
probate collusion

The risks of probate collusion for local authorities

Philip Turvey, Executive Director of Anglia Research, explains the risks of collusion local authorities face with cases of probate – and how councillors can clamp down on the issue.
rough sleeping programme

Rough sleeping programme receives £112 million funding boost

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has announced that councils will receive a further £112 million to go towards the governments rough sleeping programme.
criminal landlords

Government awards £4 million funding to tackle criminal landlords

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that councils will be able to access almost £4 million in new government funding, as part of a crackdown on criminal landlords.
digital technology

£500,000 awarded to councils for digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded over £500,000, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Local Digital Fund, to fund seven digital technology projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.

Putting young people at the epicentre of children’s services

Richard Betts, CEO of Local Government at Servelec, discusses how local authorities are transforming data and information flow through interoperability.
public sector connectivity

What does public sector connectivity mean today?

Paul Doe, Regional Director, MLL Telecom discusses how public sector connectivity means so much more to local councils than increased bandwidth, looking at how local government can tailor the procurement process to make the most of connectivity contracts to benefit local citizens.
fixing the plumbing

Local government should rethink the ‘fixing the plumbing’ principle

The Local Digital Declaration announced last year has laid the foundations for digital transformation across councils. One of the principles, ‘fixing the plumbing’, has now become a common catchphrase which is often used out of context.

Follow Open Access Government