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PODCAST: Andy Bates & Joe Tibbetts bump into each other at Connected Local Government Live

RealityBites #09: The cyber security piece - the one where Joe says recent cyber security events have dented the nation's confidence and Andy struggles to disagree without telling him he's simply wrong ...Read more

The Smart City piece. Steve Johnson of Ruckus in conversation with Joe Tibbetts

As citizens we stand on the threshold of a smart future and connectivity is starting to deliver the promise...Read more

NHS bed blocking relieved by new mobile phone technology

New mobile phone technology is helping local authorities to alleviate NHS bed blocking. The new technology can help speed up hospital discharges and prevent unnecessary re-admissions, freeing up vital beds and also reducing the cost of post-hospital care. ...Read more

Seven steps to starting data projects on the right track

Only 13% of data projects reach completion, and of those that do, only 8% of leaders report being satisfied with the outcome. ...Read more

Bed blocking emergency funding may remain unused.

Earlier this year the UK government allocated £1 billion to help alleviate the ‘bed blocking crisis’. Some hospital managements claim that many local authorities are not using their allocated funding....Read more

Austrian capital gets first Bitcoin currency bank

Vienna establishes its first 'Bitcoin bank', in which customers may exchange cash for the digital currency....Read more

Councils fail accessibility tests

PODCAST: RealityBites #08 government investment in battery operated houses, smart grid, flattening the spikes in energy demand

Why do so many newly designed council websites fail Better Connected usability tests?

VIDEO: Chris Kendall, Digital Strategist for Idox, talks administrative efficiency and the fear of data

Decreased spending on cyber security leaves councils in jeopardy

Fake news increasingly includes fake images

PODCAST: RealityBites #06 The one where Andy & Joe segue from machine learning to AI, while Andy visits a call centre where 600 actors are selling wine.

PODCAST: Driverless, electric, delivery vans promise much for local and social services