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- "I don't get it." A phrase many tech-savvy public sector bodies will be familiar with when discussing the importance and value of using data in government. Unfortunately, the common pushback received when it comes to digital transformation projects is senior management not buying into data.
- Like a lot of councils, we’re having to think about how we shape ourselves for the future. Nothing ever stays the same for very long and the pace of technological change has not only transformed how we engage citizens but how they, in turn, want to interact with us. If we want to ensure we’re fit for purpose in the digital age, this means making changes to our processes.
- We caught up with Gavin Beckett, chief enterprise architect at Bristol city council, to discuss open data and designing smart cities.