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Birmingham – climate change and vulnerable communities
Birmingham's Climate Change Adaptation Partnership is putting health inequalities at the heart of its strategy. It's offering a range of tools and approaches to identify which communities will ne..
Published 25 February 2020
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80
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LG Inform – Headline Report
This report compares data about your authority for a range of services to that of other similar authorities. It allows you to examine your authority’s perfor..
Published 02 October 2019
Rating
50
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Embracing digital transformation - Lewisham Council
This case study sets out the benefits of becoming a more digital focused council.
Published 17 January 2020
Rating
40
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LG Inform
A data tool maintained by the LGA that brings together more than 5,000 pieces of up-to-date performance, financial, demographic and other data about a council and its area, and presents it in cha..
Published 02 October 2019
Rating
30
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How Toronto Reined In Big Tech
An article in the New York Times on how Toronto plans to work with a private sector partner to develop as a 'smart city', but keep the data collected as a public asset.
Published 24 January 2020
Rating
20
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Benefits of using an agile approach
A booklet guide outlining the benefits of using an agile approach produced from the LGA's Digital Channel Shift Programme
Published 18 November 2019
Rating
20
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The Trafford Data Lab
The Trafford Data Lab supports decision-making in Trafford, Greater Manchester, by revealing patterns in data through visualisation. Many data sources and free applications to support transformat..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
20
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City Data Sharing Toolkit - Future Cities Catapult (Oct 2018)
Toolkit was launched by Future Cities catapult (now the Connected Places Catapult) on 25-Oct-2018. Claims to structure what an organisation has to think about and resolve / plan before it can r..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
20
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Self-assessment tool for local government to measure and compare your understanding and use of data
This tool is designed to help you make an honest assessment of how advanced your organisation is at dealing with data. You can compare your assessment with others from your own organisation, and ..
Published 01 July 2019
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20
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Publishing local services information to new national data standard Open Referral UK
Since 2015 local government (led by the LGA and participating councils) has been working to develop a new national data standard to set out how information about local and hyper local services mi..
Published 19 May
Rating
10
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Benchmarking at Coventry City Council
This case study highlights the work that Coventry City Council has undertaken to view local and comparative performance data for benchmarking. Coventry makes use of the LG Inform Plus direct data..
Published 09 October 2020
Rating
10
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New Zealand charter for algorithm use in predictive analytics and artificial intelligence
In August 2020, the NZ Government become the first in the world to outline a set of standards to guide the use of algorithms by public agencies.  We live in a data rich world where algorithms pla..
Published 19 August 2020
Rating
10
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Essex County Council - Insight Blog
Insight blog, for all things research in Essex
Published 29 April 2020
Rating
10
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LGA / ODI eLearning modules on better use of data and open data
The Local Government Association and the Open Data Institute worked in partnership in 2017/8 to develop a series of six online, free eLearning modules aimed at helping to inform users on the best..
Published 05 March 2020
Rating
10
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Planning service: reducing costs and increasing income from new commercial services
Wycombe District Council reduced the annual cost of its planning service by £500,000 without cutting jobs. Client satisfaction and staff morale were maintain..
Published 03 March 2020
Rating
10
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Wise Council: Insights From The Cutting Edge Of Data-Driven Local Government
This Nesta and LGA report, the second in the Local Datavores series, uses case study research to promote some of the more pioneering uses of data in local government. It features a wide range of ..
Published 30 January 2020
Rating
10
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Designing Services: Scoping the Transaction
A guide to help service design by scoping out the transaction well at the start of the project.  This is part of Design Community's work to ensure government services are designed to meet user ne..
Published 27 December 2019
Rating
10
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Running a successful project
A booklet on how to run a successful project produced from the LGA's Digital Channel Shift Programme
Published 18 November 2019
Rating
10
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NHS Secondary use of data governance tool
This tool consists of six steps that help care systems to establish robust data governance for integrated care. These steps can be undertaken sequentially to provide an end-to-end solution, or ac..
Published 07 October 2019
Rating
10
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Transforming Outcomes for People, Places and Public Services
An article about a new community-based multi-agency approach that is demonstrating it can transform outcomes for people in Oldham and as a result is also generating savings for the public purse. ..
Published 05 September 2019
Rating
10