The Local Digital team have been running regular calls for local government during which we’ve heard the many different ways councils are responding to COVID-19. While this has given us a good overview, we wanted to dig deeper to identify …
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The Local Digital Collaboration Unit have published their findings from a 40-day pre-discovery into cyber security in local authorities. The team set out to form a picture of the current cyber security threats, challenges and capabilities that exist at a …
Over the last 6 weeks, the Local Digital team has run weekly Friday calls to facilitate discussions across local authorities, as teams respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The local government response has been incredible and relentless. We have seen …
Read about the continued work of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit and the events the team attended during the recent pre-election period.
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.
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.
145 signatories of the Local Digital Declaration committed to projects that work towards better outcomes for citizens through digital. All of these commitments have now been published on the Local Digital website.
Hosted by techUK, this co-design workshop invited tech suppliers and vendors to explore different areas of response to the Declaration. See the progress made at the event by each working group and the planned next steps.
What we've learnt from the expressions of interest stage and how we'll be taking the full Local Digital Fund applications forward from here.