The award decisions from round 2 of the Local Digital Fund have been announced. Find out more about the 6 projects continuing to fix the plumbing of local government services.
Alice talks about how we've defined the Service Owner role for MHCLG - a role we're currently recruiting for.
The Local Digital Fund is opening to applications from new collaborative projects across local government. Read about the changes made to the application process by the Local Digital team, and the evidence that has informed their thinking.
Read about the user research and policy work to resume publishing EPC data on Open Data Communities.
It's been one year since the Local Digital Declaration was published. The Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG reflect upon the achievements so far, and how their future work can further deliver upon the promises and principles of the Declaration.
The Digital Land team was represented at this year’s FUTURE: PropTech event to engage with and learn from innovators in the housing and planning sector. Find out more about the event and what we learned.
Sheldon Ferguson writes about the Leasehold Reform team's discovery into event fees. Read how a user-centred design approach influenced outcomes, and view the publicly available report delivered to ministers.
Members of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG have been working closely with the 16 Local Digital Fund projects. Read about the information they're gathering, how they aim to measure the value of collaborative working and the collaborative tools that the funded projects have utilised so far.
We ran a discovery workshop on 12 February with 10 municipal digital leaders, Bloomberg Associates and Socitm to understand how we might better network and support them. Read the summary, the full event log and what we’re planning as a result.
The Digital Land Policy team are working to support digital innovation in the PropTech sector. Peter Latham talks about who has joined the team, the findings they have already made and what they're planning to do next.
MHCLG is traditionally a policy department of government. Paul Maltby, who leads the Digital directorate, talks about the ways in which digital and policy can work together, and how the principles of OneTeamGov could define the future of the Civil Service.