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Listen to local government if we are to succeed in joining up health and...

David McKinney, Local Government Managing Director at Servelec, argues that Integrated Care Systems (ICS) will fall at the first hurdle if local authorities aren’t viewed and treated as equal partners.
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Local gov talk about the changes that will stay as a result of COVID

Rob Arkell, Growth Director at Domain7, ponders the conversations held by local government leaders discussing the business and technology changes that will stay as a result of COVID.
COVID rebound

Local authorities, digital transformation and the COVID rebound

Martin McFadyen, Head of Public Sector, Virgin Media Business, explores what the new local authority should look like after COVID.
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Open-source software as a force for good in local government

Will Huggins, CEO of Zoocha Ltd, explains why open-source software is emerging as a digital transformation enabler in local government.
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.
hybrid work

Local government must see hybrid work as an opportunity

Gareth Johns, Senior Director, Vertical Solutions, RingCentral UK, explains why local government must see hybrid work as an opportunity to embrace new ways of working.
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.
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Are cities and regions helping nations to gain steam on stronger climate goals?

Yunus Arikan from ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, explains how all levels of government play a role in international climate negotiations.
transforming citizen engagement

What lasting legacies of COVID-19 will local government take forward?

Lorraine Smith, Divisional Managing Director at Civica, discusses how the pandemic has not only re-shaped local government when it comes to new ways of working but also in transforming citizen engagement.
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.
small-scale digitalisation

How small-scale digitalisation can have a big impact on the public sector

Satpal Biant, Head of Public Sector, SAP UK, looks at how small-scale digitalisation can have a big impact on the public sector.
local election voting

Local elections: Revolutionising voting through digitisation

Glen Ocsko, Head of Local Government, Made Tech, discusses how digitisation can revolutionise the local election voting process.
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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.
local government communication, vaccine misinformation

Tackling vaccination misinformation with local government communications

Karen Steel at Granicus discusses how local government communications could significantly help to stop the spread of COVID misinformation, especially when it comes to vaccinations.
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New white paper will give Government more control over NHS

The legislative changes in the white paper released today (11 February) include giving local and central Government more control over the NHS - which is expected to be implemented in 2022.
local government digital transformation

Overcoming the fear of local government digital transformation

Glen Ocsko, head of local government at Made Tech, discusses why local council departments do not need to live in constant fear of technological innovation.

Allocating green belt to employment land

Andy Jansons, Director of Jansons Property discusses, explores the logic behind releasing Green Belt land for employment sites in tandem with releasing land for the construction of housing in the same area.
public sector organisations, geospatial commission

5,500 public sector organisations will gain access to local data

Over 5,500 public sector organisations now have access to Ordnance Survey information, as part of the Geospatial Commission’s Public Sector Geospatial Agreement.
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Only 2% of Britain’s courthouses are fully accessible

In April 2020, the EHRC found that people with disabilities may struggle with pandemic adjustments to legal proceedings - but just how accessible were Britain's courthouses, before COVID-19?
procure-to-pay

AI: Simplifying complexity across public sector procure-to-pay

Sal Murdoch, Marketing Director at Fiscal Technologies, discusses how AI can be used to simplify complexity and deliver clarity across public sector procure-to-pay.

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