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.
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.
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.
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
Bristol startup AutonoMe chooses Mantis for Local Authority focused PR campaign
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.
One company that really excites us at the moment is Connexin which builds smarter connected cities. We’ve been working on a variety of projects with Connexin; the first revealing the direct impact the team is having on their home city of Hull.
While the pace of change can be slower across public sector, this is where digital can make a real difference to our communities, says Georgina Maratheftis, Head of Local Public Services at techUK