‘localgovtech’

Tech To Transform #2: Rebuilding local government

In our latest podcast our own Rebecca Paddick talks to Miranda Evans, Head of Research at Tussell and Georgina Maratheftis, Head of Local Public Services at techUK, to discuss how local authorities have been coping with coronavirus.

£800k, a myopic token gesture for digital localgov

Simon Clarke MP announced 11 projects allocated a share of £800k of funding for digital solutions to common coronavirus problems. At first glance, it may seem an impressive roll call. When you take a step back, £800k is frankly a drop in the ocean.

Effectively communicate your localgov tech story Copy

SMEs need to do more to build awareness, be correctly positioned, and effectively communicate to local government. Councils are unlikely to buy from businesses they’ve never heard of or from. Here’s our 10-step guide for communicating a tech story.

One council, and a digital transformation story to tell

We love developing relations with our clients and their customers; one of my favourites has been with our client Arcus and St Albans council. We turned St Albans from a customer into an engaged advocate, and reached almost 2m readers with their story

Mantis takes the wheel on QRoutes localgov comms campaign

QRoutes makes software that helps local councils plan transport routes for funded school journeys. The QRoutes team have now become the sixth client, that, for pandemic reasons, we have only ever worked with virtually.

Blazing a digital trail: what next for local councils?

It shouldn’t have taken a crisis of Covid-19 proportions to bring local government firmly into the 21st Century – but the pace of digital change we’ve witnessed during this period is something the sector can be truly proud of.

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