Did you know: Whether people live in a rural or an urban area appears to have little impact on their internet use but age, socio-economic group and disability make a difference, according to a NAO report.
April 2nd, 2013

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Agilisys announced today that following its acquisition of loGo_net, which is focused on improving citizens’ online experience, the offering has been renamed ‘Agilisys Engage’.

loGo_net becomes ‘Agilisys Engage’ following acquistion

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published “Digital Britain 2: Putting users at the heart of government’s digital services”.

Govt needs to do more for digital inclusion: NAO
New Services

The website, road-collisions.dft.gov.uk, has been launched by the Department for Transport.

New website allows citizens to access road collision and casualty data
New Product / Technology

Spacehive, a British crowdfunding platform that claims to be the first designed specifically for civic projects, is being used by councils across the country.

Councils use crowdfunding platform to raise money for civic projects

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust is now using Symantec’s Mobile Management System.

NHS Trust gives its staff mobile access to patient data

Highway inspectors in Rochdale now use Mayrise Highways Mobile software that runs on Trimble Juno handheld devices.

Mobile working solutions upgrade improves Rochdale highway inspection

Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd has said that the Government Digital Service, set up in November 2011, saved GBP 36 million in the financial year 2012-2013.

Government Digital Service made £36m savings last year, says minister

The government is accepting submissions for rural broadband funding following the reopening of its GBP 20 million pot to promote broadband access in the UK.

Government reopens funding pot to drive rural broadband access

KAuthority held a live broadcast titled “Channel Shift – are we moving towards Digital by Default?”.

Channel shift live broadcast sheds light on promoting council digital services

The British Medical Journal has published a report according to which telehealth is not cost-effective

Telehealth may not be cost effective, reveals study
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