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Carwyn Cook
Carwyn Cook

The joy of tidying up: Decluttering local authority IT

07 January 2021 For recently-formed unitary authorities unwanted possessions of a different kind may be lurking within the server room - presenting an opportunity to reduce clutter.

Carwyn Cook
Carwyn Cook

Joined-up thinking: achieving efficiencies in local government

25 November 2020 We explore the impact of consolidating existing two-tier council areas into unitary authorities, and the formation of further combined authorities.

Rich Hampshire
Rich Hampshire

Race to Net Zero - Why data (and a plan) are the key to winning the race

12 October 2020 To beat climate change and reach Net Zero targets, private and public organisations need to focus on data and build an actionable game plan.

Pulina Abeywickrama
Pulina Abeywickrama

Race to Net Zero - Making sense of the jargon

05 October 2020 Whether you are just starting out on your Net Zero journey, or want to take your sustainability strategy to the next level, time to get clarity on what all of the jargon really means.

CGI has signed a six-year extension to its contract with City of Edinburgh Council, extending the global IT and business consulting services company’s role as primary provider of end-to-end managed IT services to the local authority until 2029.

In 2020, we conducted in-person interviews with 129 client executives across North America and Europe, who indicate a continued focus on improving citizen services. Interviews were conducted before and after the pandemic declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) on...

Alan Griffiths
Alan Griffiths

COVID-19: Alleviating payment burden on customers while maintaining cash flow

07 May 2020 The country’s lock down is creating loss of business, income and jobs for many, translating into the inability – or fear of – keeping up with payments. So how can service providers maintain their cash flow while helping their customers?