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What happened when Kirklees Council held its first remote cabinet meeting?

Local government approaches to flexible and remote working, required by the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, has been rapid and […]

Local government approaches to flexible and remote working, required by the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, has been rapid and […]
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Flexible and remote working: how is Liverpool City Council managing during the Covid-19 crisis?

Socitm’s Improve annual report 2020 was published on 6 May. A highlight was the rise in public sector users equipped […]

Socitm’s Improve annual report 2020 was published on 6 May. A highlight was the rise in public sector users equipped […]
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Conferencing platforms for public meetings

With the UK and Northern Ireland in lockdown, local government is being relied upon to look at options to allow […]

With the UK and Northern Ireland in lockdown, local government is being relied upon to look at options to allow […]
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Coronavirus: Homeworking and Cyber Resilience

Thank you to all our members and friends for your continued good work. While it may not always be recognised or acknowledged, it is […]

Thank you to all our members and friends for your continued good work. While it may not always be recognised or acknowledged, it is […]
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2020’s technology trends: predictions from other people

Some of the most popular pages in Socitm’s publications library look at technology trends in the public sector. Our public […]

Some of the most popular pages in Socitm’s publications library look at technology trends in the public sector. Our public […]
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Data enabled public services need funding to scale, but better tools are also part of the answer

Data is playing an increasingly important role in the transformation of public services. By Leigh Dodds, Director of Advisory at […]

Data is playing an increasingly important role in the transformation of public services. By Leigh Dodds, Director of Advisory at […]
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Fail fast. Fail forward.

As Tolstoy said: “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” But how does the pursuit of perfection begin? […]

As Tolstoy said: “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” But how does the pursuit of perfection begin? […]
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Announcement: new accessibility partner

With a new year just starting, we are ringing in 2020 by announcing our new partnership with Silktide. Superseding our […]

With a new year just starting, we are ringing in 2020 by announcing our new partnership with Silktide. Superseding our […]
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Grow. Share. Lead

Our Leadership Academy programmes are designed to harness, stretch and promote the talents and skills essential to successful contemporary leadership.

Our Leadership Academy programmes are designed to harness, stretch and promote the talents and skills essential to successful contemporary leadership.
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Why Nadira Hussain wants members to learn to lead

Having been the head of ICT for the London boroughs of Tower Hamlets and then Enfield, she is well-versed in […]

Having been the head of ICT for the London boroughs of Tower Hamlets and then Enfield, she is well-versed in […]