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Steve Peel: Filling the smart cities voidSubscription
Much has been written and spoken about smart cities and what the integration of innovative technologies into our places could deliver.
Local government’s focus is shifting from technology to objectives. But a conversation must happen on how it uses data
The Long Term Plan’s focus on population health has prompted a reassessment of how the health service interacts with local government.
Up and down the country, the essence of what place is and how people identify themselves within their community varies, mirroring varying levels of engagement with and reliance on the public sector.
Local authorities are central in how people identify with their surroundings – a sense with important implications for public services.
Local authorities don’t operate in a vacuum, and many of these major challenges should be high on agendas in the year ahead.
A productive workforce will always be among a leader’s top priorities, and having the right tools and support for staff is key.
Standing in the bus shelter opposite Longniddry station, on my way to East Lothian Council, it was pretty clear that real-time information is now an expected part of our lives.
What do you get when you search for images under the phrase ‘future cities’?
Outsourcing is facing some fundmental challenges as a result of changing public perceptions.