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  • Delivering with digital

    Report front cover

    This charity report provides a picture of the reality of digital, with examples of the different ways charities can and are delivering digital change across their organisations.

  • How cloud ready are the leading UK councils

    To build a clearer picture of the state of cloud adoption in local government we asked every council in the UK a set of questions. This initial report – the first of two we will publish – shows the state of play of the top 100 councils by revenue.

  • Digital risk vs reward

    Charity FDs are still unsure about how they should be supporting digital. In this briefing paper, we pull together six key conclusions that encapsulate the best ways FDs can support and encourage business change through digital without suffering the pitfalls and risks they fear most.

  • The case for a local GDS and local GDS standards

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    In this local government executive briefing paper, our principal analyst and former local government CIO Jos Creese shares his thoughts on whether creating a local equivalent to GDS and establishing local government digital standards would be a good idea.

  • Digital transformation and the CEO

    The role of the CEO in charity digital transformation

    Charity leaders still aren’t fully addressing the issues that will allow digital to become core to the way charities work. Without this top down approach to transformation, digital leads are worried that charities will cease to exist in a digital world. This report outlines 5 key areas that charity leaders should address to start moving the digital agenda forward.

  • 2016 Online Resources Catalogue

    Cover of 2016 Online Resources Catalogue

    A list of the latest Chest Agreements for online resources, databases and videos. The agreements are estimated to save universities and colleges a collective £59 million pounds.

  • 2016 Software Catalogue

    Cover of 2016 Software Catalogue

    A list of the latest Chest Agreements for academic software licences. The agreements are estimated to save universities and colleges a collective £59 million pounds.

  • 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...