Six principles for good local government technology

As part of the work putting together a Technology Strategy (think IT + digital) for my current employer, I came up with six principles of good technology. The idea is that each of these principles...

City Data Analytics: The Art of the Possible

Nesta, the innovation foundation, has a data event on 17 May 2017, and I thought some KHub members might find it useful to attend. The event is designed to showcase and support UK...

Metro Mayors

  So now Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool have elected Mayors with some real power and control over some big budgets, probably not as much power or as big a budget as they would want...

Sexual and reproductive health: building strong relationships, meeting local needs - free event for local authorities in LGA membership

Sexual and reproductive health: building strong relationships, meeting local needs - Thursday 13 July 2017, London This one day conference will provide a timely opportunity to look...

My Bad

  Its street slang from the US. You will hear it in all those US imports on Netflix. You will come across it on social media. Its only a matter  of time before a politician...

More than just a bunch of documents – 10 features of your group library

One of the most important and active features of any online group is the library. An organised and regularly maintained library can facilitate the exchange of information to help you and...

Partner Feature: Phoenix launches new High Court Enforcement service

Phoenix has been working with local authorities since 1999, providing enforcement agency services for debt collection including council tax, business rates, commercial rent and unpaid PCNs. They...

Data Analytics Jargon Buster from NESTA

Talking data like a pro: A plain English guide to data analytics Like any area of tech (or any specialised discipline for that matter), data analytics is rife with jargon. This makes it...

Outcome-Based Specifications in Public Sector Procurement - creating unexpected value

My friends may be interested in this webinar on Thurs 4 May 12:45 Summer Time, with a panel of 4 experts in each field (procurement, bidding, project management, benefits management) ...

Teaching and Learning – Karate Demonstration

 On Monday 24 th April, teachers at Middlewich High School were once again inspired by the talent of our students. Two students displayed a Karate demonstration for staff as an example of...