OpenStreetMap: should the public sector be making more use of this remarkable asset?

In the first of a planned series on data and mapping, Brian Prangle of OpenStreetMap describes the project’s extraordinary development and its crowd-sourced, open and free-to-use outputs....Read more

This Smart Life - Feb 6th 2019 - Blackfriars London

Five programmes recorded live in front of an invited audience: Smart Employment, The Caring Home, Smart Transformation, The Drone Zone, and This Smart Life. ...Read more

PODCAST: councils sought for Care xchange ‘discovery’ project set to disrupt agency model

The traditional agency model for carers is costly for councils and workers alike. Now there’s an opportunity for councils to co-create an alternative, say Jane Hancer of CC2i and Paul Spillman of Care xchange....Read more

Picks from CLGdotTV outputs in 2018

In 2018 we covered use and misuse of data; climate change; accessibility; smart places; health & social care transformation; identity & authentication; the Local Digital Fund and more. Here’s some highlights:...Read more

Are Brexit's ‘left-behind’ towns the consequence of too much focus on cities?

Simon Jeffrey and Rebecca McDonald of Centre for Cities discuss their Talk of the Town report and explain the economic interdependence of towns and cities....Read more

MHCLG: replicability is key benefit sought as first 16 Local Digital Fund projects announced

The potential for replication of best solutions for common services and processes has been a key factor in selecting the first batch of local authority projects for funding, Linda O’Halloran tells Vicky Sargent....Read more

PODCAST: DEFRA and COP24 (Katowice Climate Summit) unleash a perfect storm of environmental policy

Public services should be mindful of bias and discrimination in tech and data deployments

Failing to get to grips with climate change will be "not only immoral but suicidal"

Delivering This Smart Life and IoT to remote rural communities requires innovation and a can-do mind set

Essex CC and FutureGov: working to improve outcomes around hospital discharge

How City of York Council's smart transport programme is enabled by 2010 decision on fixed fibre investment

Making neighbourhoods accessible with crowd-sourced data & talking map app

Making the most of the tech opportunity in social care