Posted on 25-01-2023
Set in the context of turbulence and the pressing needs for resilience and sustainability, the report examines the digital threats and opportunities facing local government now and what’s coming next.
In preparing this sixth annual report, author and Socitm associate director Jos Creese, in collaboration with the Linked Organisation of Local Authority ICT Societies (LOLA) and Major Cities of Europe (MCE), draws on wide-reaching research and case studies from practitioners across the UK and around the world.
Despite extreme challenges in the sector, the report reflects optimism among digital leaders, particularly around innovation in harnessing data and in service design. However, flexibility will be vital to realise any positive outcomes and that means revisiting corporate and digital strategies.