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PODCAST: Mark Rogers of Collaborate CIC on the new leadership and changing demands on local government leadership

From technocratic managerial leadership to empathy, collaboration and emotional intelligence and recognising that "place" is not what it used to be...Read more

PODCAST: Lauren Lucas of Local Government Information Unit on barriers to women entering local government

Barriers include sexism; sexual harassment; lack of "voice", and structural issues like pensions, childcare and evening meetings plus occasionally stubbornly incumbent male councillors...Read more

Stu Higgins - CISCO head of smart cities and IoT UK public sector - talking to Joe Tibbetts at Socitm 2017

We are at a tipping point. The revolution in public service delivery long promised by champions of IoT is gearing up. ...Read more

Climate-KIC "Climathon" rallies international movement to tackle climate change

EU’s largest public private partnership addressing climate change pulls-in representatives from 100+ cities for world’s largest climate action hackathon...Read more

Paul Maltby, chief digital officer at Department of Communities and Local Government talks to Joe Tibbetts at Socitm2017

A new role, common platforms, critical data, machine learning and Ai, public understanding, connecting communities and professions...Read more

Norway proposes "Tesla tax" on heavy electric cars

A controversial tax proposal has been put before the Norwegian Parliament by the minority government that would impose a tax on electric cars over two tonnes....Read more

£10m investment for HS2 facility

Sheffield City Region will receive £10m to improve transport infrastructure

Liverpool City Region hosts first Digital Summit

Digital Leadership - Socitm Conference 2017

The digitalisation of primary and urgent health services

Growing AI in the public sector

Copenhagen Lord Mayor's proposal to ban diesel vehicles by 2019

Universal Credit will lead to "hardship and misery" for those most in need