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Benchmarking Wales
Benchmarking Wales is the repository for local authority data. Here you'll be able to access a range of data developed by local government service areas and their regulators to support shared lea..
Published 01 July 2019
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Dartington Service Design Lab
An example given by one Local Authority of external advice to be brought on on a project
Published 01 July 2019
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Focus on London - Poverty
A detailed analysis by the Greater London Authority (GLA) of poverty in London that reveals the scale and distribution of poverty in London
Published 01 July 2019
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Outcomes: local government peer challenge reports
Peer challenge is a proven tool for improvement facilitated by the Local Government Association (LGA). It is a process commissioned by a council and involves a small team of local government offi..
Published 01 July 2019
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Guidelines for auditing data management systems
ISO 19011:2011 provides guidance on auditing management systems, including the principles of auditing, managing an audit programme and conducting management system audits, as well as guidance on ..
Published 01 July 2019
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VU.CITY London. Interactive map of London
VU.CITY London is the first truly interactive digital map of London
Published 01 July 2019
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Benchmarking at CIPFA
CIPFA is the chartered institute of public finance and accountancy.   This is their interactive tool for 100 individual comparative data sets (but this is charged for)
Published 01 July 2019
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What Works Centres
This initiative aims to improve the way government and other organisations create, share and use (or ‘generate, transmit and adopt’) high quality evidence for decision-making. It supports more ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Local authorities that are making the most of research
This Evidence Paper from the knowledge navigator project both identifies the factors that make for successful collaboration between local government and the research community
Published 01 July 2019
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Local Government Knowledge Navigator
Evidence to support closer and more productive engagement between the research community and local government in the UK
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The data evolution: a data maturity framework to help local government get more from their data
A data maturity framework that is developed into a self assessment tool to monitor data maturity of use in local authorities
Published 01 July 2019
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Digital Economy Act 2017 – Data Protection Changes (legal interpretations)
Summary of Digital Economy Act by Bird and Bird which affects data protection
Published 01 July 2019
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Open Data in Cities - European portal initiative
Use of open data in London one example alongside other European Citie
Published 01 July 2019
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Open innovation with data at the Open Data Institute (ODI)
ODI Leeds (open data institute) is an independent not-for-profit organisation funded by sponsors from local authorities, government, commercial, and academia, who all believe in the power of open..
Published 01 July 2019
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Sixth sense training courses on local government and administration
Identified by Fife Council on the Knowledge Hub as being a useful and supportive training strategy
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Pennsylvania social networks, group boundaries promoting the spread of ideas
Counter intuitively, they finds that increasing the span of people's business networks to increase the spread of knowledge across organizations may ultimately result in less-effective knowledge ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Research officer career in Wales
One page description of what a Research Officer in Local Government Does
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LARIA Charter: individual commitment and professional development
LARIA is the local area research and intelligence association.  The Charter is an individual commitment and a professional development tool rather than a Standard’s Code.  Purpose of LARIA member..
Published 01 July 2019
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National Occupational Skills and Standards
Search for skills wanted e.g research, data analysis
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Fife Strategic Assessment
Example of information about an area
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Promoting change through research: the impact of research on local government
Joseph Rowntree Foundation report on how research is defined and organised between different Local Authorities
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Getting evidence into action - "What Works" Scotland
Broad approach to the question of What Works for public service reform. Know -­‐ about problems; Know -­‐ what works; Know -­‐ how (to put into practice); Know -­‐ who (to involve); Know -­..
Published 01 July 2019
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Local Government Benchmarking (Scotland)
This site brings together, for the first time, a wide range of information about how all Scottish councils perform in delivering better services to local communities, including the cost of servic..
Published 01 July 2019
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Reflections and learning from the Fife collaborative action research
Highlights learning from the co-produced Fife collaborative action research (CAR) programme that took place between 2015 and 2017
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National Infrastructure Commission - report from citizen research
Suggested example of good communications, published report from Britain Thinks
Published 01 July 2019
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Strengths Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) assessments in strategic management
Swot analysis - the collection and portrayal of information about internal and external factors which have, or may have, an impact on business
Published 01 July 2019
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Using Research Evidence
This guide is aimed at decision-makers in government, charities, voluntary organisations, professional membership bodies and local authorities working in UK social policy and practice. It is not ..
Published 01 July 2019
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Tackling poverty and reducing inequalities in Leeds
Plan by Leeds City Council on Tackling poverty and reducing inequalities
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StatsUserNet community (Office of National Statistics - ONS)
The purpose of is to stimulate engagement between users, and between users and producers of official statistics. The site has news of interest to users, materials relating to relevant events, dis..
Published 01 July 2019
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Research, Policy and Planning commentary
Openly accessible journal of the Social Services Research Group (SSRG)
Published 01 July 2019
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