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About Us

What we are about

  • Our philosophy

    Simplify, standardise, share, sustain

    Our focus is on how technologies and data can be harnessed to:

    • reset the collective mindset to ensure adherence to ethical principles, respecting social foundations and ecological constraints locally and globally
    • reform public services by embracing innovation and modernisation
    • renew communities by collaborating across place and encouraging self-sufficiency in ways that enable them to thrive
    • enable better, inclusive outcomes for the diverse people and places throughout the UK.
  • Our mission

    We will:

    • help maximise the effective use of technologies and data in delivering services and improved outcomes for public benefit
    • help members develop professionally, share best practice and deliver their organisation’s technology and data-enabled transformation objectives
    • provide a range of resources and services to help public service organisations and communities deploy technologies and data for public value.
  • Our principles

    We will:

    • Deliver effective place-based public services through innovating and shaping service design
    • Ensure that Socitm remains trusted and independen
    • Use the knowledge from our Members to build the services and products that our Members want and value
    • Attract, nurture and develop the very best talent
    • Collaboration is at the heart of our success
    • Make sound and well-judged decisions to generate a surplus that can be re-invested in Members services
  • Our core values

    We will:

    • Treat each other with dignity and respect
    • Embrace diversity as an essential component in the way we conduct business
    • Provide opportunities for people to develop personally and professionally
    • Act with integrity to develop and maintain trust with colleagues, Members and Partners
    • Deliver exceptional service at all times