Networked Councillor

It’s time for digital leadership

This week local authority chief executives and senior managers arrive in Liverpool for the Solace Summit. As regular visitors, we know just how much this annual get-together has changed. Recent events have felt pragmatic - with leaders concentrating on delivering first-class public services at a time of huge cuts to local-government funding. In some ways this conference won't be ...


Networked Councillor Update

Way back at the beginning of summer I blogged about my first experience of the Networked Councillor programme. This is a programme designed to give elected members the tools they need to effectively communicate, collaborate and co-produce with their communities in the digital world. When I joined the company, Networked Councillor was being delivered to ...


Programmes Team Update

I’ve now been at Public-i for four months and I feel like I’ve become a part of the furniture already. I’ve been on a steep learning curve but I feel like I have finally got my head around most things Public-i. For example: I now know what a widget is, the difference between an R600 ...