Funsultant

Has your LA engaged the services of a " funsultant" to advise on how to make the workforce more positive? Have you come across a job advert for the post of " happiness officer". If LA stood for...

It’s all about you - just click & complete to connect

Yes, in the new look Knowledge Hub, coming soon in 2017, it really will be that simple! Just click your name, complete your profile - right there in-line - and you’re ready to connect with...

Digital Leapfrog?

I'm not sure whether anyone has picked up on this news?   By the end of 2016, roughly one in four IBM employees will use a Macintosh computer. The tech giant, which employs 400,000...

Slow by default: achieving digital transformation in the complex world of local government

  By Steven McGinty   Bringing local government into the 21 st  century is fraught with well documented challenges. In 2015, the Department for Communities and Local...

Mansplaining

Mansplaining comes from combining the words “man” and “explaining”, and refers to situations where a person (typically a man) explains something to someone else (typically a woman), often in a...

Saving money through sharing practice and experience

Our interview with Barrie Minney , Senior Enforcement Agent at Brighton & Hove City Council, reveals how the Local Authority Civil Enforcement Forum (LACEF) group has been saving money...

Your notifications - your choice

Are you suffering from information overload? Is your email inbox always full? Are you fed up of sifting through all the email noise to get to the good stuff? Sound familiar? Well, fret...

8 simple research fundamentals

For the past 9 years I have been a scrutiny research officer. What that means in English is I set about researching subjects currently being looked at (investigated) by the Overview and...

5 innovative eLearning ideas for more engaging courses

In today’s world, you have plenty of competition when it comes to creating courses that keep people focused, entertained and more importantly engaged with learning. Everything from game consoles...

10 tips to starting an online community

I do not profess to being an expert in social media, but I have done a lot of research and participated in online communities. In my role as an online community facilitator I have put together...