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

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

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

Former Camden councillor Sally Gimson, digital consultant Alex Fefega and Adelade Adade of Sleuth Co-op discuss some unintended consequences of tech and data deployments in public services....Read more

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

Dr David Greenfield of SOENECS and Joe Tibbetts unpick the climate change threat and consider some possible solutions...Read more

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

Rapier Systems are delivering fifty megabytes, fifty miles along a single track road then shining the signal across the Sound of Mull...Read more

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

Council tech procurement under spotlight as suppliers respond to MHCLG Local Digital Programme

An Audience With CLGdotTV No3 - What now for social care? Will the Green Paper ever arrive?

Outcomes-based commissioning can't work if commissioners have no real sight of outcomes

Pitching for government business becoming affordable for SMEs thanks to CCS, GDS, MHCLG collaboration