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Library e-resources under-exploited potential says report

Council library services should be doing more to make it easier for people to sign up and use their e-books, e-magazines and e-audio services accordin...

Accessibility - Better Connected turns up the volume

The Better Connected programme, created by public service IT and digital management association Socitm to assess the usability performance of council...

Council building control managers must ‘do more to produce less’ in presenting the service online says latest Better Connected survey report

Managers of local authority building control services need to simplify information on their web pages so that householders commissioning what is likel...

The route to market in the new tech enabled health and care environment

In the developing landscape of tech enabled health and care, marketing products and services can sometimes seem counter-intuitive. Old style competiti...

VIDEO: Transformation! Are we expecting too much? Or should we expect more and sooner?

Gary Eden of Bluerock Solutions and Joe Tibbetts in conversation at Socitm 2016 doing their level best to unpick the " transformation" task.

VIDEO: Consumer experience must inform digital public service design

Vicky Sargent caught up with David Dinsdale, Atos Entrepeneur in Residence, at Socitm 2016.

Sharing health and social care records, that's where technology and STPs can make a difference says NHS

NHS England wants to see digital record-sharing between health and social care organisations established in all parts of the country, based on its 44...

Better Connected Programme adds new tools and activities to support local digital transformation

Until recently Better Connected has primarily been about collecting and publishing data on council website efficacy. We spent last year putting the su...

Leeds is receiving £1m from NHS England to turn the Leeds Care Record into Ripple

Councils need to specialise on digital services then share their work with others, according to Leeds’ chief digital officer.

Why own a car when mobility is provided ‘as a service’

Just when we are getting to grips with the full promise of 'software as a service’ (SaaS) – where software is available on demand from ‘the cloud’ rat...

Brexit special - reaction to the EU referendum from Councils around UK

Lancashire credit rating downgraded; Birmingham tells Westminster "replace our funding"; Milton Keynes and Dundee still bidding for European Capital o...