Time to ‘turbo-charge’ digital transformation in local government.

By: Vicky Sargent @vickysargent
Published: Monday, March 2, 2015 - 08:00 GMT

As the Socitm, Better connected 2015 survey and report is published and digital local government becomes an issue in the general election campaigns the debate has moved on, at last, from ‘why local digital’ to ‘how local digital’.

Jason Kitcat, Leader of Brighton & Hove Council gets straight to the point in the foreword to Better connected, the annual report on councils’ digital progress, published today by Socitm, the local authority IT management association. 

‘If we are to have any hope of getting ahead of the scissors of doom – the relentless curves of demand growth and budget cuts bearing down…

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