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  • Eduserv's award winning researcher

    Supported by Eduserv, our Data Platform specialist, Victoria Holt has been conducting post-graduate research into database management. When I discovered she'd won a national award for her work, I caught up with her to find out more... You’ve recently won an award from the...

  • Four things we learnt about the digital student experience in HE at Universities UK

    Getting digital marketing right and getting institutions to think digital is one of the most important priorities for every university today. This was the clear message emerging from the Universities UK conference last month in London where digital marketing specialists ...

  • Chest Agreement Focus Groups

    Focus Groups are an important part of the Chest Agreement communication process offering benefits to all concerned and helping to foster a sense of community. Can you fill in the missing words and phrases in the following statement? A Chest Agreement is a contract that gua...

  • How local authorities are approaching digital change

    At this year’s annual PSE ICT conference, delegates gained valuable insight from a panel of experts on “how local authorities are approaching digital change”. Speakers included Simon Hughes of Mid Sussex District Council and Maryvonne Hassell of Aylesbury Vale District...

  • Health and social care – making the digital connections

    This year the government announced that £4.2 billion will be spent on bringing the NHS into the digital age – paper free, kite-marked apps, digital records, click and collect prescriptions, free Wi-Fi in hospitals and citizen access to personal records which we can contro...

  • Infographic: Our report on local government cloud adoption

    Our recent report on local government cloud adoption paints a picture of the maturity of councils’ information management, their readiness to adopt digital methods and how far they have moved away from a dependence on traditional insourced IT.   More on loca...

  • Chest at the Frankfurt Book Fair

    “Guten Tag, Willkommen in der Frankfurter Buchmesse” That is what I expected to hear when I arrived at the Frankfurt Book Fair earlier this month.  But instead, I got “Good morning, welcome to Frankfurt Book Fair” No, this was not a babel fish working its ma...

  • Eight ways GDPR will impact on relationships between service providers and their customers

    You’re probably immersed in your own processes to ensure that your company complies with GDPR but have you considered the impact on your interactions with third parties? To maximise effectiveness, get the dialogue with them started as soon as possible. Here are eight ways ...

  • Healthcare needs an Android

    Stop talking and start building with open source, open standards and agile methods The next EBP report will focus on the role of digital design in achieving health and social care integration (this is the second report on the topic – the first being about the context of...

  • Talk Talk fine should prompt fresh focus on data protection for councils

    Last week the Information Commissioner’s Office issued telecoms company Talk Talk with a record £400,000 fine for the security failings which led to the access by cyber-attack of nearly 160,000 customer files last year. In a statement announcing the fine, the Informa...