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Barking and Dagenham

Using data and technology to improve people’s lives

Authors and contributors: S A Mathieson, Martin Ferguson

Barking and Dagenham

Voting for Nazis, poor life expectancy, teen pregnancy and unprecedented levels of domestic abuse. That was Barking and Dagenham in 2006. With considerable pressure on austerity trimmed budgets and a high-level of social disengagement, read how one London borough has used data intelligently to engage residents, improve outcomes and change an internal culture.