Is the current preoccupation with service design a genuine step forward or just another phase that local government is going through

Ingrid Koehler, Ben Lyons-Grose and Natasha Epstein cast a beady parental eye upon developments....Read more

The new, technology enabled, social care is struggling into life. It's heart and it's head are in the right place but it needs help, encouragement and money.

Rt. Hon Prof. Paul Burstow, former Councillor, MP and Minister of State and Andy Begley Director Adult Social Care & Housing for Shropshire CC tell Joe Tibbetts the good news and who needs to do what to keep it good....Read more

Future local gov: flexible, agile and collaborative ?

Martin Sadler, Digital Gaps, Mark Cridge, Managing Director, MySociety and Shane O'Neill, Chairman, Elgin know what's needed...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

Fiona Colley was in Local Government - LB Southwark - for sixteen years, eight years in opposition and eight in power

She was the Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance for four years until May 2018...Read more

Managing demand in health and social care. Pipe dream or the new reality?

Jane Hancer, CC2i; Marc Greenwood, Head of Business Systems, Coventry CC; David Watts, Director of Adult Services, Wolverhampton CC; and Simon Swift, MD Methods Analytics think it through and share their thoughts....Read more

Neil Woods, JS Rafaeli and Paul North on the fatal effects of criminalising the use of cannabis

Are the benefits of using AI in the delivery of public services being over-hyped?

Dan Ebanks - Social Value Exchange, Charlie Wigglesworth - Social Enterprise UK and Joe Tibbetts on...

Karen Grave, President of PPMA, in conversation with Vicky Sargent

Secure sharing of documents, data and information has never been more important.

City Futures - Birmingham. The irresistible rise of UK cities

The Nesta Flying High Challenge. Thinking hard about drones.

Tomorrow's Agenda No2 - data and information transparency, security and availability in local elections.