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The CCN conference and how going digital can save councils money

By Nicola Snowe on Nov 22, 2018 2:18:26 PM

This year, there was a buzz in the air around Brexit negotiations and an evident sense that change to enable a fairerfuture for counties, is being embraced across the UK.

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How can big data help the public sector? Insights from the London PSEICT Conference.

By Lavaniya Das on Nov 19, 2018 1:49:29 PM

Last week my colleague and I attended the PSEICT Conference in London.  We wanted to know how we could better reach our potential customers, and the best way to do that is to find out what they were talking about.

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So you've gone paperless, but your platform ain't what it used to be

By Gemma Walford on Nov 6, 2018 3:27:31 PM

Today I visited Loughborough, by train, to train the meeting organisers and board of our latest housing association customer. They used to use BoardPad but found that since its acquisition by Diligent that the platform no longer lives up to expectations.

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What blocks digital evolution in the public sector?

By Lavaniya Das on Nov 5, 2018 11:17:51 AM

After the last talk at the Government Digital Transformation Conference last week, I don’t think I will ever look at the phrase ‘digital transformation’ in the same way again. As Emma Stace (@emmastace) pointed out in her speech, digital transformation is also about changing the culture of a workplace, which is an ongoing process. Unfortunately, digital transformation is seen as a single task. Transform and you are done. And, as ever, there is a vast canyon separating policy and delivery. So, from now on, I will call it digital evolution.

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Convene at the AoC West Midlands Clerks' Network - 10 October 2018

By Gemma Walford on Oct 11, 2018 12:59:04 PM

Yesterday, I attended an Association of Colleges West Midlands Clerks’ Network meeting for the first time at Telford College. The day started of well, with me getting to snap this beautiful example of English countryside scenery:

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