Read about the continued work of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit and the events the team attended during the recent pre-election period.
MHCLG pledged to train 1000 local authority staff as part of our mission to support the ‘Local Digital’ movement. Read about how the Local Digital Collaboration Unit have achieved this and how your local authority can access free digital training.
Round 3 of the Local Digital Fund has closed and MHCLG has backed 7 more collaborative digital projects across local government. Find out how the decisions were made and which projects have received funding.
The Local Digital Fund is opening to applications from new collaborative projects across local government. Read about the changes made to the application process by the Local Digital team, and the evidence that has informed their thinking.
It’s been one year since the Local Digital Declaration was published. The Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG reflect upon the achievements so far, and how their future work can further deliver upon the promises and principles of the Declaration.
The Digital Land team was represented at this year’s FUTURE: PropTech event to engage with and learn from innovators in the housing and planning sector. Find out more about the event and what we learned.
Members of the Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG have been working closely with the 16 Local Digital Fund projects. Read about the information they’re gathering, how they aim to measure the value of collaborative working and the collaborative tools that the funded projects have utilised so far.
We ran a discovery workshop on 12 February with 10 municipal digital leaders, Bloomberg Associates and Socitm to understand how we might better network and support them. Read the summary, the full event log and what we’re planning as a result.
The Digital Land Policy team are working to support digital innovation in the PropTech sector. Peter Latham talks about who has joined the team, the findings they have already made and what they’re planning to do next.
MHCLG is traditionally a policy department of government. Paul Maltby, who leads the Digital directorate, talks about the ways in which digital and policy can work together, and how the principles of OneTeamGov could define the future of the Civil Service.