General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): what the public sector needs to consider

    By Steven McGinty   In March, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published the results of a  survey  into local government information...

Look under the bonnet and sprinkle the magic

  What type of person would   punch a puppy  ? Would you  eat your own dog food ?   Well you might if you realised it meant doing something detestable but good...

Spatial Hub Update

The Spatial Hub is an emerging resource which will provide a single point of access to quality assured Scottish local authority data in a consistent format.  The intention is to open up...

Learning from Croydon – Digital Council of the Year 2017

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5 innovative ways organisations are using the Knowledge Hub

We all know that online groups can make collaboration possible between people. This is most effective when the group has a clear purpose and is supported by a committed facilitation team....

Not just Zumba classes and lettuce leaves for the worried

  Budget cuts, redundancies, reorganisation , out sourcing , increased workloads, changes in working practices, increased use of technology, stress is part of the modern public...

How can you take part in International Working Out Loud Week, 5-11 June 2017

The concept of working out loud is a great one especially when you start to add online communities into the mix. As Dion Hinchcliffe, Author & Chief Strategy Officer points out “...

Partner Feature: Vulnerability guidelines for debt collection

The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) and The UK Cards Association launched a new research publication – Vulnerability: a guide for debt collection. Developed with the University of...

Digital is not a solution to broken processes

Bounce back ability

  The HR term for being able to cope with set backs, disappointments and failures is," Resilience ". In today's public sector individual and organisational resilience is highly...