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Hilary Simpson in conversation with Vicky Sargent about data and local authority savings

Hilary Simpson of Sleuth Cooperative explains the potential for local public services to use their data to unlock significant savings...Read more

Working Lunch No4 - a weekly webTV programme about, for and by those involved in local public services

Lars Malmqvist of Arcus Global, Tom Symons of Nesta and Pye Nyunt of LB Barking & Dagenham on data and the data dividend for councils...Read more

Drones and the drone zone, threats and opportunities

Councils and other local public service providers need to control the airspace above their citizen's heads....Read more

Kirklees introduced Bettercare a self service digital platform in June 2017

Financial assessments for social care were taking up to 100 days. 25% of applicants gave up without completing the process....Read more

Expenditure on social care is properly seen as local investment not expenditure.

Andy Begley of Shropshire Council says health and social care expenditure drives employment and generates local income...Read more

Working Lunch No3 - a weekly webTV programme about, for and by those involved in local government

Vicky Sargent Director of Socitm's Better Connected programme and Glen Ocsko of Granicus getting to grips with customer accounts on Council websites...Read more

Working Lunch No2 - a weekly webTV programme about, for and by those involved in local government

Working Lunch No1 - a weekly webTV programme about, for and by those involved in local government

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

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

Digital Leadership - Socitm Conference 2017

Matt Culpin of Jadu talking about CRM Lite for Local Authorities.

Solving the rural transport conundrum

Why are women so under-represented in the Local Government arena?