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In Our View (Focus), issue 27

This shorter issue of Socitm’s membership magazine covers the recent Share National event on Ethical use of emerging technologies and data. This includes Blackburn with Darwen’s Paul Fleming discussing the council’s Covid-19 hardship work; ethical data charters for healthcare and location; Liverpool and Sunderland setting up private 5G networks; and the London Office of Technology … Read more

In Our View (Focus), issue 26

Alongside international and national guest speakers, from central and local governments, President’s Week offered content and support for what we need to put the recovery of our people and places at the heart of our work. There was conversation, insight, inspiration and plenty of actionable takeaways, as we explored the road to post-Covid-19 recovery. Reset. … Read more

In Our View, issue 25

This issue of Socitm’s membership magazine includes several of those speaking at President’s Week 2021, including Robin Hambleton, emeritus professor of city leadership at the University of the West of England, on how local collaboration could help communities recover from Covid-19; Mike Manson, chief executive of ALGIM in New Zealand; and Kevin White, head of … Read more

2020 Annual Report

The collective strength and adaptability of Socitm’s members is reflected in the activities highlighted in our 2020 Annual Report. In a year like no other, we have experienced continuing membership development and growth, an expanding portfolio of leadership, development and research services, and remarkable financial stability and growth, all supported by an increasing profile and … Read more

In Our View (Focus), issue 24

This issue covers Socitm’s Share National event on leadership, diversity and skills, held on 28 and 29 April. It includes coverage of how councils plan to continue home working, the Return to ICT course co-run by Socitm earlier this year, Wales’ chief digital officer for local government on making online services work for everyone and … Read more

In Our View, issue 22

In Our View, issue 22

Covid-19 has moved many local government employees to working from home, but will they want to come back to the office when things eventually return to normal? This issue of In Our View discusses how offices may be used in the future, including a likely focus on collaboration and the technology this will require. The … Read more

In Our View, issue 21

In Our View, issue 21

Attempts to use algorithms to calculate grades for pupils have highlighted the importance of ethics in technology. This issue of In Our View focuses on ethical practice in areas including algorithms, artificial intelligence and blockchain, accompanying Socitm’s Share National event on this topic. It also covers how local authorities can make virtual council meetings work … Read more

In Our View Daily, issue 20, day 5

In Our View Daily, issue 20: President’s Week day 5

With Socitm’s annual conference running over five days, this issue of In Our View takes the form of five newsletters appearing daily during the President’s Week. Nadira Hussain, Socitm’s director of leadership development and research, introduces the final session on service design and transformation, followed by this February’s Top Talent colleagues sharing their experiences of … Read more

In Our View Daily, issue 20, day 4

In Our View Daily, issue 20: President’s Week day 4

With Socitm’s annual conference running over five days, this issue of In Our View takes the form of five newsletters appearing daily during the President’s Week. Vice-president Alison Hughes introduces the theme of modernising ICT and service delivery, and also takes part in a panel session on ‘reset, reform and recover’ along with participants from … Read more

In Our View Daily, issue 20, day 3

In Our View Daily, issue 20: President’s Week day 3

With Socitm’s annual conference running over five days, this issue of In Our View takes the form of five newsletters appearing daily during the President’s Week. Martin Ferguson, director of policy and research at Socitm, discusses ethical use of emerging technologies and data, with a discussion of digital ethics by William Barker, the society’s associate … Read more

In Our View Daily, issue 20, day 2

In Our View Daily, issue 20: President’s Week day 2

With Socitm’s annual conference running over five days, this issue of In Our View takes the form of five newsletters appearing daily during the President’s Week. Incoming President Sam Smith introduces the day’s theme of healthy and well communities, followed by coverage of a keynote address from PRSB chief executive Lorraine Foley. Read what happened … Read more