Cloud

Cloud – the next generation

29/03/2019

The Cloud Industry Forum's latest research explores how prepared enterprises are for the disruption from cloud.

Councils slow to adopt cloud storage, research reveals

22/01/2019

Only a fifth of councils are storing at least 10% of their data in the cloud, new research has revealed.

Aylesbury Vale's experience of transitioning to the cloud

05/11/2018

Maryvonne Hassall, assistant director for digital strategy at Aylesbury Vale District Council, explains how they have managed to save £6m by adopting a cloud system.

Dispelling the myth: future networks whitepaper

25/06/2018

A new whitepaper – produced by BT - looks set to dispel the myths surrounding ‘future networks’ and achieving a smarter digital future for organisations.

Are councils embracing a 'Cloud First' approach?

22/06/2018

Darren Fields explains why local authorities should embrace cloud migration to drive citizen services.

Councils lack a formal cloud strategies, says report

27/03/2018

The majority of councils are yet to formalise the way they use cloud computing in their organisations, new research reveals.

Technology and the public sector 2018

15/01/2018

Jos Creese outlines some key technology trends councils should focus on in 2018.

Councils warned not to switch to the cloud too quickly

24/04/2017

Councils have been warned not to make the shift to the cloud ‘too hastily’ after a new study found it can create problems with data security and a loss of control.

Councils 'reluctant' to adopt cloud-based printing

09/02/2017

Councils are leaving themselves exposed to productivity and efficiency losses as many have been reluctant to adopt cloud-based printing.

Who needs telephones? Rolling out Skype for Business in Ealing

04/11/2016

William Eichler finds out why Ealing Council has moved its telephony system to the cloud.

Better together?

06/10/2016

Bob Quin explains why the cloud will play a crucial role in successfully delivering shared services.

Stockport Council signs data centre deal

28/06/2016

Stockport City Council has significantly reduced its data centre footprint by moving to an enterprise cloud solution.

Peterborough scopes global smart cities award

27/06/2016

Peterborough City Council has won the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Global Public Sector Smart City Award.

Is cloud deployment a dangerous myth?

15/03/2016

What should local authorities consider before cloud deployment? William Eichler reports.

Why SMEs are key to shaping our cities for the future

08/03/2016

Will Pryke explains why SMEs are key to shaping our cities for the future.

Why local government needs to grasp flexible working

07/03/2016

Find out why councils should be embracing cloud call centres and other remote working solutions

Social, collaboration and mobile: The drivers of change

08/12/2015

Duncan Farley examines the trends that are encouraging staff to work in more efficient ways, helping to save money and get more done with less.

Innovation in inertia – the cultural barrier

31/07/2015

Why councils need to overcome cultural barriers and the skills gaps to achieve transformational change.

Public sector staff 'don't trust' cloud computing shows survey

07/07/2015

Only a third of public sector staff are comfortable using cloud computing, with the majority (92%) saying they have concerns over data security, according to a new survey.

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Neuroscience and knife crime

Gifford Sutherland, knife crime expert at The Training Hub, provides some insight into neuroscience, young people and knife crime.
Highways jobs

Local Land Charges Information Manager

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£37,717 - £44,373
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Planning and Transport Strategy service for a forward thinking and innovative... London (Greater)
Recuriter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Food Safety Senior Practitioner WCC10715

Westminster City Council
£46,293 - £64,656 per annum
As our professional and technical expert in this complex arena, this is a unique opportunity to make your mark on the capabilities of the team. City of Westminster, London (Greater)
Recuriter: Westminster City Council

Casual Lifeguard

Chelmsford City Council
Grade 3 - £9.29 per hour
It's exciting times at Riverside Leisure Centre with a brand new centre set to open in Spring 2019 and we need you to get on board and help us make... Chelmsford, Essex
Recuriter: Chelmsford City Council

Director of Operations (Assistant Director for Children’s Social Care)

Slough Children's Services Trust
circa £100k p.a.
As a qualified social worker, you will have significant experience of managing statutory social work delivery at a senior level. Slough, Berkshire
Recuriter: Slough Children's Services Trust

Deputy Director Children’s Social Care

City of Bradford MDC
£96,603 - £102,287
Our new Deputy Director will play a pivotal role in leading the department through a major improvement journey.  Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recuriter: City of Bradford MDC

Local Government News

Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

The March issue of Local Government News explores alternative funding channels that are available to councils beyond the Public Works Loan Board, what hurdles merging councils face in coming together, and how local government is handling GDPR.

This issue also has a special highways and street lighting section exploring how councils can use lighting to embark on their smart city journey and using IoT technology to weather the storm.

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