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Geospatial technology: A powerful enabler of digital transformation

Highlighting the achievements of eight public sector organisations, Esri UK’s Paul Clarke explains how geospatial technology is enabling digital transformation in government.
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Enabling intelligent councils

Intelligent councils can be the future of local government, incorporating data strategy to fast forward digital transformation in a citizen-centric joined-up service.
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Digital transformation: Reshaping local councils

Despite financial cuts and labour shortages, local councils need effective digital transformation to accommodate new policies and processes.
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True digital levelling up is within reach for local authorities

Local authorities across the UK understand the success of their community and businesses is reliant on the services they underpin.
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Nobody’s Home: How can councils get empty homes back into use?

With the cost-of-living crisis at an unaffordable high, councils need to address empty homes and how they can benefit from having new occupants.
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Local authorities should improve energy efficiency to tackle rising energy costs

Local authorities must look at how they can make their buildings more energy-efficient to drive down costs, stretch budgets further, and make wiser investments.
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Boosting commercial capability with the Contract Management Pioneer Programme

The Contract Management Pioneer Programme is boosting commercial capability across the public sector, Crown Commercial Service writes.
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Using up-to-date Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) to inform decision making

Here the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership explains how it is attempting to use up to date Labour Market intelligence (LMI) to improve several areas in need of attention – especially in the aftermath of COVID-19.
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Public unaware of what is actually classed as litter

Dyl Kurpil, Managing Director, District Enforcement asks, are the general public aware of what is actually classed as litter and the Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) litterers can be subject to?.
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COVID-19 impact on digital transformation

Tracey Dawes at Reed Talent Solutions and Alison Watson from Arden University, reveal their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on digital transformation.
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How can local authorities achieve net-zero targets by 2030?

Niall Gibson, building performance expert at IES, discusses how technology such as the Virtual Environment and Digital Twins can help local authorities achieve net-zero targets by 2030.
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What do rising dementia cases after the pandemic mean for local government?

John Ramsay, Founder and Managing Director of Social-Ability, discusses what rising dementia cases mean for local authorities and social care spending.
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The digital tools helping to tackle local government deficits

As the true extent of local government deficits comes to light, unlocking digital’s full potential will be the key to delivering council services in the future, says David McKinney, Local Government Managing Director at Servelec.
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How agile financial management can facilitate frontline delivery

Simon Gray, Head of Finance and Operations at Agilisys, discusses how modern agile financial management systems can enhance strategic decision making in the public sector.
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The challenge of COVID-19 for emerging markets

Adam Heuman, Vice-President Global Development and Communication, EMpower – The Emerging Markets Foundation, sheds light on the challenge of COVID-19 for emerging markets.
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Why engagement is key to kick-starting stagnating recycling rates

In this article, Tom Giddings, general manager of Alupro, explores the results of WRAP’s latest recycling tracker survey and explains why consumer engagement is key to kick-starting stagnating recycling rates.
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Three steps to heaven: Delivering genuine value through public services technology

Louise Sunderland, Local Government Sector Lead at Ignite Consulting, outlines three steps that public sector organisations can take to deliver genuine value from their technology investment.
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Embracing digital advancements and going paperless

Paul Beaney, Customer Success Director at DEF Software, discusses the importance of seizing the momentum after COVID and going paperless in planning.
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How local governments can harness the power of their data

Glen Ocskó, Head of Local Government at Made Tech, explores how councils need to unleash the value of their data to realise the potential it has to revolutionise the way our towns and cities are run.
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Internet of things (IoT) for county councils

Nick Sacke, Head of IoT Solutions, Comms365, discusses some priority challenges local authorities face & how IoT deployments can be rapidly rolled out & scaled to overcome & exceed such challenges.

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