Did you know: The government has invested millions of pounds into new super technology projects that are expected to create as many as 10,000 highly skilled jobs.
February 4th, 2013

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Agilisys has announced that it has acquired loGo_net, a software company focused on transforming citizens’ online experience.

Agilisys acquires software company loGo-net
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Police.uk has a new feature which allows people to create personalised crime maps whereby they can get crime information particular to the areas of their choosing.

Personalised crime maps introduced on Police.uk

Research by the NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network has revealed that technology like smartphone apps and online platforms can help treat mental health issues.

NHS needs e-mental health framework

BuildSurrey has been launched to help businesses win contracts with Surrey County Council.

New website launched to help businesses in Surrey

The LGA has created an online map which shows what councils are doing to save money and which councils are engaging in shared services schemes.

LGA creates online map to show council savings
New Product / Technology

Transport for Greater Manchester wants to create an ‘intelligent’ transport system over the next six years in order to improve administration and services.

Manchester to begin building intelligent transport system

Maxwell talks in a recent interview about what the government is doing to help local councils become ‘digital by default’.

Chief technology officer Liam Maxwell talks about new role

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has said that the government needs agile and innovative suppliers to enable it to move public services online.

Maude wants companies of all sizes to help deliver ‘digital by default’

The National Audit Office has said that the Civil Service needs to do more to obtain specialist skills in order to deliver its ‘digital by default’ agenda by 2015.

NAO criticises digital by default strategy

Open 311 is an open standard that is supposed to be a cost-saving way for local authorities to process problems reported by citizens received via multiple channels.

Is Open311 ‘the perfect solution’ for processing citizen reports?
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Director says that if local authorities make their websites accessible to people with disabilities, they will become easier for everyone to use.

Council websites need to be accessible for all: Eastbourne campaign

Socitm has published a briefing titled “Digital leader: it might (not) be you!”.

Digital leaders don’t need to be IT specialists, says Socitm

A game called Connected Citizens, held on an online platform, asked participants the question “How will government services evolve in the next 10 years?”.

Collaborative online game asks public about future of govt services
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