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Adur & Worthing Councils

Our project wishes to bring joined-up, best-practice digital thinking to the challenging problem of local service directories. Every local authority, health organisation, police force, together with other voluntary sector partners are attempting to maintain some form of local directory-based information with massive duplication of effort.  Typically there is little join-up,…

Bath and North East Somerset Council

Working with town and parish councils in our area has shown the need for them to collaborate and collect data in a consistent format which can be aggregated into an authority wide data sets, for example on trees, parish assets and flood risks. We would like to trial methodology and…

Birmingham City Council

In line with the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 Councils are required to make certain datasets available for public consumption. Birmingham is committed to operating in a transparent manner and looking for ways that it can generate value with the open data it produces. To support this work, we would…

Birmingham City Council

The purpose of this project is to develop a repeatable methodology to build use cases to support the release of open data. The current method of releasing data, to meet commitments under the Local Government Transparency Code, does not systematically take account of user needs in the use and reuse…

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Bwdbc has identified the potential to make savings 24K by digitising how we handle document verification for several services. The most popular choice is for customers to bring documentation in to the reception centres in either Blackburn or Darwen town hall. The service has had some success in transferring customers…

Canterbury City Council

The concern: Councils hold enormous amounts of data that is underutilised and inaccessible to internal and external customers. Services have access to business intelligence data but are unable to effectively use it to manage performance and plan service delivery.   The question: Are services better able to use business intelligence…

Carlisle City Council

We want to investigate the use of Machine Learning to improve financial forecasting and budget setting. Using the financial data along with additional information, such as long range weather forecast and historical spending patterns, we want to improve the modelling of our budgets and expenditure profile.

Carlisle City Council

Carlisle City Council are part of the Carlisle Focus pilot scheme in conjunction with Cumbria Police, Cumbria Fire & Rescue, Housing Providers and Cumbria County Council to pro-actively tackle neighbourhood issues. The first year has seen exceptional growth in referrals thanks to a unified approach to issues that affect residents…

City of Wolverhampton Council

The City of Wolverhampton Council have invested in digital capability as part of our ‘Smart City’ approach, including WV insight – an open data platform. Whilst this infrastructure provides a platform to build from, there is a need to ensure that we maximise the benefits for local people in the…

Colchester Borough Council

We would like to investigate the possibility of using all the data on our residents to try and predict future behaviour using a machine learning approach.  For example, if a resident stopped putting their bins out as frequently and their council tax started being paid a few days late, it…

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