Funded Projects

The projects on this page have been supported by two different types of funding: the Local Digital C-19 Challenge and the Local Digital Fund.

‘Tell us once’ move in process

Councils:
Sunderland City Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Sunderland City Council, North East Lincolnshire Council, Kirklees Borough Council, Watford Borough Council, Newcastle City Council
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A screenshot of the BOPS project tool, featuring an example application

A user-centred Back-office Planning System (BoPS) for local authorities

Phase:
Beta
Partners:
London Borough of Southwark, Coventry City Council, Lambeth Council, Buckinghamshire Council, Camden Council
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The Beach Check app user interface showing the different features

Beach Check App

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
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Better case management of FOI and SAR requests

Councils:
London Borough of Hackney
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
London Borough of Hackney, Suffolk Council, Stevenage Borough Council, Cornwall Council
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A title slide from the IMS project's final show and tell presentation

Better income management and e-payment systems

Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Barnsley Metropolitan Council, Dorset County Council, Huntingdonshire District Council
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Building family context in children’s services

Councils:
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Phase:
Beta
Partners:
Stockport Council, Leeds City Council, Manchester City Council
Themes:
Children services, Data standards sharing and modelling
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Can chatbots and AI help solve service design problems?

Councils:
Oxford City Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Oxford City Council, Hertsmere Borough Council, Cheltenham Borough Council, Doncaster Council, Preston City Council, North East Derbyshire District Council, Bolsover District Council, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Bromsgrove District Council, Redditch Borough Council, Surrey County Council, Adur and Worthing Councils
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Common data model for children’s services statutory returns

Councils:
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Manchester City Council, Wigan Borough Council, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Themes:
Childrens Services, Data standards sharing and modelling
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A screenshot of the Community Engagement Playbook prototype

Community Engagement Playbook

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
South Gloucestershire Council and Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames with Sutton Council, West Berkshire Council, LGSS, Oxford City Council, Staffordshire County Council, Northamptonshire County Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Waltham Forest Council and London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI)
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Cross-local government user research

Councils:
London Borough of Croydon
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Croydon Council, Hackney Council, Essex Council, Hertforshire Council, Kent County Council
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The Demand Modelling Tool project's multi-layered development approach, which includes: regular feedback circle with two local authorities, a fresh eyes feedback community with approximately 10 local authorities, and a wider data to insight community of 151 local authorities

Demand Modelling Tool for Children’s Services

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority
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Development data automation – addressing the shortage of delivery data

Councils:
Greater London Authority
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Greater London Authority, Plymouth City Council, London Borough of Waltham Forest, London Borough of Hackney, London Borough of Southwark
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Digital data protection impact assessment (DPIA) tool

Councils:
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council and Greater Manchester Combined Authority
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Digital Inclusion Toolkit

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
Leeds City Council, London Borough of Croydon with Age UK Croydon & TechResort
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The Town Planning Digital Community twitter profile

Digital Place Based Engagement

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
London Borough of Camden, Middlesbrough Council, FutureGov
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Exploring data for Early Help service heads

Councils:
Wandsworth Borough Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Wandsworth Council, West Berkshire Council, London Borough of Croydon Council
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Exploring income management and e-payment systems

Councils:
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Allerdale Borough Council, Cherwell District Council, Huntingdon District Council, North East Lincolnshire District Council, Sheffield City Council, South Northamptonshire Council, Government Digital Service
Themes:
Income management
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Family context in children’s services

Councils:
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, Leeds City Council, Surrey County Council, Worcestershire Office of Data Analytics
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An illustration of a businesswoman reviewing a report

Future Work Design

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
East Riding of Yorkshire Council with North East Lincolnshire Council, Hull City Council and North Lincolnshire Council
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GOV.UK Pay as a viable alternative e-payment provider

Councils:
North East Lincolnshire Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
North East Lincolnshire Council, GDS GOV.UK Pay team, Publica Group (Cotswold DC, West Oxfordshire DC and Forest of Dean DC), Allerdale Council
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Housing repairs service for local government (Alpha)

Councils:
Southwark Council
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
London Borough of Southwark, City of Lincoln Council, South Kesteven District, Royal Borough of Greenwich
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Housing repairs service for local government (Beta)

Phase:
Beta
Partners:
Lincoln City Council, South Kesteven Council, the London Borough of Southwark, the Royal Borough of Greenwich
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Housing repairs service for local government (Discovery)

Councils:
London Borough of Southwark
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
London Borough of Southwark, City of Lincoln, Gravesham Borough Council, Lewisham Homes
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The Repairs Online technical alpha show and tell presentation on a laptop screen

Housing repairs service for local government (Technical Alpha)

Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Lincoln City Council, South Kesteven Council, the London Borough of Southwark, the Royal Borough of Greenwich
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The howbusyistoon.com website homepage

How Busy is Toon: citizen focused data sharing to encourage economic renewal

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
Newcastle City Council, North of Tyne Combined Authority, Northumberland County Council, Newcastle Urban Observatory
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Improving code-sharing between councils (Discovery)

Councils:
London Borough of Croydon
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Croydon Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, Oxford City Council, Bracknell Forest Council
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Improving data and evidence on children in care

Councils:
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Wigan Council, Manchester City Council, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, Department for Education, Milton Keynes Council, Isle of Wight Council, West Berkshire Council, East Sussex Council, Buckinghamshire Council, Bracknell Forest Council
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Income Management System for local government

Phase:
Beta
Partners:
Barnsley Metropolitan Council, Dorset County Council, Huntingdonshire District Council
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LocalGov Drupal (Beta)

Phase:
Beta
Partners:
Croydon Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, Bracknell Forest Council, Cumbria County Council, London Councils, Westminster City Council, Lambeth Council, Waltham Forest Council, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
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The LocalGov Drupal alpha project mission sticker, featuring a cat wearing a telephone headset and the words 'Growing Together'

LocalGov Drupal: Improving code-sharing between councils (Alpha)

Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Croydon Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, Bracknell Forest Council, Cumbria County Council, London Councils, Westminster City Council, Lambeth Council, Waltham Forest Council, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
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Open Community: Common data standards for community-based services (Alpha)

Councils:
Adur & Worthing Councils
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Buckinghamshire County Council, Adur and Worthing Councils, Leeds City Council, London Borough of Croydon
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Open Community: Common data standards for community-based services (Beta)

Phase:
Beta
Partners:
Adur & Worthing Councils, Essex County Council, Leeds City Council
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Open Community: data standards for local community-based services (Discovery)

Councils:
Adur & Worthing Councils
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Adur and Worthing Councils, Devon County Council, Buckinghamshire County Council
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Predictive modelling for children’s social care

Councils:
Suffolk County Council (SCC)
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Suffolk County Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Norfolk County Council
Themes:
Children services, Data standards sharing and modelling
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Processing revenues and benefits data

Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Teignbridge District Council, Basildon Council, Brentwood Council, East Devon District Council, Exeter City Council, Sedgemoor District Council
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Providing registrations data to housing services

Councils:
Worcestershire County Council
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Worcestershire County Council, Redditch and Bromsgrove Council, Suffolk County Council
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Reducing care calls to improve customer satisfaction

Councils:
Birmingham City Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Birmingham City Council, Worcestershire County Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
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Reducing invalid planning applications

Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
London Borough of Lambeth, Wycombe District Council, London Borough of Camden, London Borough of Lewisham, London Borough of Southwark
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A laptop and mobile phone with the words 'Apply for planning permission' on the screen

Reducing Invalid Planning Applications (RIPA)

Phase:
Beta
Partners:
London Borough of Lambeth, Buckinghamshire Council, London Borough of Southwark, London Borough of Lewisham, London Borough of Camden, Northumberland County Council
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Registration services data – unlocking local government opportunities

Councils:
Worcestershire County Council (Worcestershire Office of Data Analytics will lead on behalf of all Worcestershire Public Sector Agencies)
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Worcestershire County Council, Wychavon District Council, Worcester City Council, Redditch Borough Council, Bromsgrove District Council, Malvern Hills District Council, Wyre Forest District Council, Hereford & Worcester Fire & Rescue Service, West Mercia Police, Worcestershire NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust, Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust, Hull City Council, Suffolk County Council
Themes:
Data standards sharing and modelling
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The SAVVI project logo

Scalable Approach to Vulnerability Via Interoperability (SAVVI)

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
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Societal Early Needs App (SENA)

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
Huntingdonshire District Council, Bolton Council, and Somerset Councils
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Taxi licensing applications – fixing complexity, inefficiency and risk

Councils:
Gateshead Council
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
Gateshead Council, Northumberland County Council, Sunderland City Council
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User-centred back office planning system

Councils:
London Borough of Southwark
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
London Borough of Southwark, Coventry City Council, Croydon Council, Hackney Council, Greater London Authority
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User-centred back office planning system to unlock transformation

Councils:
London Borough of Southwark
Phase:
Discovery
Partners:
London Borough of Southwark, London Borough of Hackney, GLA, Future Cities Catapult
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Using Analytics and AI to aid the production of EHCPs

Councils:
Ealing Council
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
Ealing Council, Staffordshire County Council and Suffolk Council
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The website homepage for the Data Exchange with the VCS

VCS and Council Data Exchange

Phase:
C-19 Challenge
Partners:
Central Bedfordshire Council, Camden Council and London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI)
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Visualising failure in waste services

Councils:
North East Lincolnshire Council
Phase:
Alpha
Partners:
North East Lincolnshire Council and Leeds City Council
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