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.
Although nine out of ten councils store their citizen data digitally, less than a third are able to analyse it effectively, according to a new survey.
The Government should ringfence £4m to enable data scientists to sift councils’ ‘data goldmines’, innovation foundation Nesta urged today.
Councils should be free to share benefit data with schools to enable children to be automatically signed up for free meals, school leaders have said.
The police are investigating a possible mass breach of data protection laws in a Nottinghamshire council.
A new information-sharing agreement looks set to improve children’s care services across England.