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