Around three quarters of councils believe their systems for storing and analysing data will be ‘unfit for purpose’ within two years, according to a new poll.
Councils are being invited to join an ‘innovative new data project’ which will help them to better understand ageing-related issues in their communities.
The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to introduce mandatory reporting on the ethnicity pay gap for organisations with 250 employees or more if elected.
Oxford City Council is trialling a new street mapping project as part of a push to develop autonomous vehicles and as a means to transform the way the authority manages its services across the city.
Using 'dashboards' to help staff make sense of huge quantities of information could improve public sector services, a think tank has recommended.
Local authorities must become more creative in their use of technology and more collaborative with both their citizens and other organisations in order to prepare for the future, report says.
Neil Merrick analyses the latest housebuilding statistics to reveal national and local trends in starts and completions.
Nick Smee explains why highways agencies need to drive two-way communication with the public.
Professor Richard Webber explains how Big Data has been used to identify the level of diversity in every street in Britain and how councils can use this information to tackle social cohesion.
Bob Quin explains how local authorities can use data analytics to deliver better outcomes and more cost-effective services.