Briefing: Digital in the public sector

Technology, wires, digital, social media
Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
May 6, 2014
Stuart Bentley LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • Digital leadership
  • digital service delivery
  • mobile working
  • open source
Local government finance and audit, On your radar, central government, Open data and transparency, Public Service Reform, Corporate Performance, Social media and digital technology
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– This briefing is designed to give a broad overview of the digital agenda as applied to local government.

– Digital technology and the move to digital service delivery is a re-occurring theme in reports, news feeds, blogs and articles. It is seen as one of the main ways to improve service delivery while reducing costs.

– As part of the digital debate, mobile working is discussed with some indication of both pros and cons.

– Channel Shift is briefly mentioned as are issues around Open Source and the need for Digital Leadership.

– It will be of particular interest to members and officers in all tiers of council leading on service transformation, digital technology and service delivery.

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