In Our View (Issue 8)
Collaboration, Conferences and events, Ethics, Harnessing data, Healthy and well communities, Information governance, Leadership/diversity/skills, Location Intelligence, Modernising ICT service delivery, Outsourcing, Policy, Procurement, Security, Service design and transformation, Shared services, Smart Places
April 26, 2016
The spring issue of In Our View magazine looks at how city devolution will affect local government IT, with comments from Trafford’s chief executive Theresa Grant and Coventry’s boss Martin Reeves, as well Northern Ireland’s experiences in this area. It also discusses how Estonia uses its governmental digital identity system for everything from prescriptions to banking. Bath and North East Somerset’s IT head Angela Parratt talks about how the council has advanced home and remote working through virtualised computing, Lincolnshire CIO Judith Hetherington Smith discusses how the county dealt with a ransomware attack and incoming Socitm president and oneSource ICT director Geoff Connell reflects on collaborative leadership. In Our View also provides its regular updates on Socitm’s meetings, research, policy work and professional development, as well as news on more councils moving to shared services and the development of Socitm’s Women in IT campaign.