Third largest council in Scotland says a different way of working with documents is translating to over £6m worth of savings over 10 years.
A report by the influential Public Accounts Committee has said that local authority finances continue to deteriorate. Whilst not specifically a ‘digital’ problem, the context is important.
With Government austerity still very much the order of the day in Local Government circles, finding a local authority CIO planning expansion of services to help vulnerable citizens is something of a rarity, but it seems a move to Nutanix is helping with both cost savings – carbon footprint and real estate – and more powerful resources.
Local Government councils coming together to share IT is increasingly common - and here is a story of how one member of just such a Partnership, the coming together of Surrey, and East Sussex County Councils with Brighton and Hove City Council as the Orbis Partnership, has taken the plunge into the world of hyperconverged architectures with Nutanix.
Government which tech projects to receive share of £2 million funding - from digital dairy farming to SME productivity
A separate funding competition has also been announced, which will allow businesses, local authorities and academia to test rolling out productivity-boosting technology.
Minister for Implementation talks up private and public sector partnerships to improve service delivery
Oliver Dowden announced the latest five challenges that form part of the GovTech Catalyst programme, which aims to encourage the private sector to solve public sector problems.
Survey - Universities lead public sector cloud adoption, local authorities and emergency services lag behind
Not-for-profit technology partner Eduserv and Socitm have conducted research amongst 633 public sector organisations, assessing their motivations for and uptake of cloud technologies.
Hackney Council says it can now build mobile applications 50% faster using the approach. We speak to Head of Digital and Data, Matthew Cain, to find out more.
MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee heard that forces are failing in the adoption of technology not because of funding, but because of a lack of coordination and leadership.
‘We got over 60,000 tickets to the service desk team in six months; of these, 85.9% were resolved on first contact’