Local government attitudes to cloud services

Preparing your council for cloud adoption

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For local councils struggling with change and austerity, cloud solutions are promoted as the key to efficient digital operations lower cost than traditional insourced or outsourced IT, and more flexible to access and shrink or grow, as IT demands change. Deployment is also much faster.

At the recent Think Cloud for Local Government event, Jos Creese, Principal Analyst of our Local Government Executive Briefing Programme held a workshop on cloud adoption. This report summarises the discussions and survey findings from the workshop, whilst also providing a useful self-assessment checklist for preparing your council for cloud adoption.