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Multi-racial facial recognition system provides more accurate results

A multi-racial facial recognition system delivers more accurate results than those typically used today, a study published in Pattern Recognition journal has revealed....Read more

PODCAST: Mark Rogers of Collaborate CIC on the new leadership and changing demands on local government leadership

From technocratic managerial leadership to empathy, collaboration and emotional intelligence and recognising that "place" is not what it used to be...Read more

PODCAST: Lauren Lucas of Local Government Information Unit on barriers to women entering local government

Barriers include sexism; sexual harassment; lack of "voice", and structural issues like pensions, childcare and evening meetings plus occasionally stubbornly incumbent male councillors...Read more

Stu Higgins - CISCO head of smart cities and IoT UK public sector - talking to Joe Tibbetts at Socitm 2017

We are at a tipping point. The revolution in public service delivery long promised by champions of IoT is gearing up. ...Read more

Climate-KIC "Climathon" rallies international movement to tackle climate change

EU’s largest public private partnership addressing climate change pulls-in representatives from 100+ cities for world’s largest climate action hackathon...Read more

Paul Maltby, chief digital officer at Department of Communities and Local Government talks to Joe Tibbetts at Socitm2017

A new role, common platforms, critical data, machine learning and Ai, public understanding, connecting communities and professions...Read more

Norway proposes "Tesla tax" on heavy electric cars

Police Foundation calls on local government to join the blockchain debate

International Federation of Robotics forecasts sales of service robots up 12% in 2017

UK Smart City Index puts Bristol at number one

Chief Digital Officer announces priorities for London's digital future

£51m government investment in autonomous vehicle development

Department for International Trade help for British exporters hindered by lack of available data

Digital Leadership - Socitm Conference 2017