How can public sector take up of SME innovation be increased?

Business mentor Bethan Bishop has years of experience fostering innovation within the NHS and now works with SMEs aspiring to work with public sector organisations...Read more

Sharing births, marriages & deaths data to improve services and reduce fraud

Worcestershire County Council and 14 partners have won funding from the Local Digital Fund for a discovery project on potential for sharing registration data more widely among public sector organisations. ...Read more

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?

Council customer accounts: time to ‘roll back’

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

Reaping the data opportunity from digital recording of care provision

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