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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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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Achieving the ‘levelling up’ agenda needs to go beyond a Green Book refresh 

Infrastructure in the developed world is creaking – we estimate that over $4.6 trillion of spend is required by 2035 to keep pace with needs, and a Green Book refresh won't do it.
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It’s time to eliminate supplier privatisation of public data

Luke Morton, CTO at Made Tech, discusses why now is the time to deal with supplier privatisation of public data - from big to small tech firms, data should be handled with transparency.
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Digitally transforming: The future of expense management in the public sector

Rob Harrison, Managing Direct of UK and Ireland at SAP Concur, discusses the future of expense management in the public sector.
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How COVID-19 accelerated the digital transformation of public services

John Kelly, Head of Account Management and Public Sector at Freshworks, discusses the digital transformation of public services during COVID-19.
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The future of local government is radically changing community relationships

Jon Faulkner, Managing Director of Domain7 UK, discusses how the future of local government rests in the hands of communities.
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Don’t let COVID-19 derail sustainability: Five sustainability actions to take now

Anthony Ainsworth, COO, Industrial & Commercial, npower Business Solutions, highlights the top five sustainability actions local governments can take now to plan their road to net zero.
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How can local government build on the lessons learned from COVID-19?

Peter Marsden, principal consultant at business change consultancy, Entec Si, discusses how the local government sector can build on the lessons learned from COVID-19.
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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.
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Through COVID and beyond: Using tech in local government

Matt Prosser and David Rees talk about how using tech in local government could be a lasting post-COVID improvement.
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Preserving the integrity, accuracy and safety of the US voting process

Michael Sparks, Director of Government Sales at Zebra Technologies, explains how the safety of the US voting process can be improved with specific technology.
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Why local government still prioritises intuition over a data-driven approach

Shahid Younis, CEO of the Data Whizz Academy, examines why local government still prioritises intuition over a data-driven approach.
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Balancing safety measures with tight budgets in government-funded organisations

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services, and James Tamm, Director of Legal Services at Ellis Whittam, explain how those within education, local government and the charity sector can sustain safety measures in the workplace despite financial constraints.

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