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Hampshire County Council will become the first local authority to use new Amazon Echo technology to help older people live independently in their homes for longer.
Digital transformation can enable councils to run more smoothly - if everyone gets on board. William Eichler talks to Richard Godfrey, assistant director for digital at Peterborough, about ‘thinking digitally’.
Over a dozen local authorities have been selected to receive tens of thousands of pounds worth of funding for projects which use digital technology to transform social care.
Whitehall has today announced the launch of a £400m digital infrastructure fund designed to ‘kick-start’ better broadband connections across the country.
Telecoms giant Vodafone has ‘annoyed’ councils by back-tracking on plans to unbundle its services while hiking prices at the same time, The MJ has learned.
Over 80% of UK citizens currently think local government services are not connected, research reveals.
A ‘digital knowledge deficit’ among front line staff is holding back the effectiveness of change programmes in local authorities, new research reveals.
A new digital transformation survey has found the main aim of local authorities over the next few years is to ensure the majority of council services are available through digital self-service.
Phil Brunkard explains why taking bold decisions to drive the digital agenda does not need to be as scary as it sounds.
Phil Brunkard reports from the recent 'Smart Essex' event, examining how services can move online without leaving anyone behind.