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The Case for Local Government Digital Standards
There is a need for digital standards, but they must be broader and adapted to have the impact they need in local public services, says Jos Creese, principal analyst at Eduserv
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How to rid the public sector of outsourcing failure
Better and clearer standards for outsourcing management and providing public sector contract managers with the tools they need to align themselves with outsourcing best practice can help, says National Outsourcing Association chief executive Kerry Hallard
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Time to think beyond channel shift: local government's digital opportunity
Meghan Benton, senior researcher in government innovation at Nesta, discusses the issues raised by the organisation's new Connected Councils report
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Better embracing local government G-Cloud needs
In meeting local public sector procurement needs, a wider cultural shift facilitating decision making from a capital and empowerment basis will be needed, argues Oneserve's Chris Proctor
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Ensuring value down the open data road
Professor Michael Luck at King's College London asks if following Canada, New Zealand and Ireland in establishing clear, easy to use public data access portals might allow the UK government to drastically benefit from data it holds
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Anglesey gets "work smart" to meet budget challenge
By David Bicknell
Insight engagement saves council £140,000 from potential licensing costs
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2016 Tech Trends for IT Leaders
BCS president for 2015/16 Jos Creese looks ahead to 2016's tech trends and predicts more IT spending with 'digital' becoming a board level issue will be matched by greater expectations
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Clackmannanshire opts for a fresh approach
By David Bicknell
Smallest mainland council in Scotland picks TechnologyOne's OneCouncil finance system to eliminate paper-based processes and streamline supplier transactions
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Spending Review spells out the digital imperative
  The Spending Review forces the hand of local government leaders to accelerate digital delivery, based on common and shared platforms. IT infrastructure must be shared, rationalised, open and flexible, says Jos Creese
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The move to mobile: what can the public sector learn from retail?
Sharon Bagshaw from IBM UK and Ireland discusses how significant shifts in consumer purchasing behaviour and interaction can inform public service delivery
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Citizen CRM: Power To The People
Omni-channel and unified digital marketing are familiar to the commercial sector. Interestingly, these techniques are also starting to become of genuine interest to the public sector. One great example is Elmbridge Borough Council, says its Head of Customer Service, Dawn Crewe
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Ever devolving circles: Distracting from service delivery or essential democratic evolution?
Eduserv's Jos Creese says digitally-based devolution can help address the underlying costs of public service provision -but depends on a national digital agenda to support it
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Application Performance Management: the unsung servant of productivity gains worth millions
Bram Kainth, Islington Council's director of public realm explains how that long-time Cinderella of IT solutions, Application Performance Management (APM), is stemming productivity losses across a variety of departments, and in the process aligning IT with local government strategy at a council that directly employs more than 4,000 people
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Thinking digital ecosystems in cities
Shared platforms and digital ecosystems in cities offer the potential to deliver integrated services, while linking data to drive better and more targeted commissioning. It's a bold plan - but the prize of unmatched innovation potential and significant digital growth is huge, says Tom Baker, Smart and Healthier Cities lead, BT Global Services
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Mobile technology: no longer disruptive but constructive
Making the business case for mobility is straightforward on paper. But, argues Ian Dalton, president, Global Government and Health at BT Global Services, too many public sector organisations are still struggling to introduce and manage mobile technologies
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