Cross-local government user research

This discovery explored user research in local government and whether its results can be used by other councils. User research is an important piece of work to inform decision making […]

The cross local government user research team

Revs and Bens (Discovery)

Every council in the country is required to process Revenue and Benefits data, either in-house or using an outsourced model. This discovery explores if there’s a need to build a […]

LocalGov Drupal (Discovery)

Before this discovery began, Brighton and Croydon Councils had already successfully managed to share code to help them develop their Drupal-based websites. They joined up with Bracknell Forest and Oxford […]

The LocalGovDrupal discovery mission patch

Predictive modelling for children’s social care

Suffolk County Council is leading an alpha project with Cambridgeshire County Council and Norfolk County Council, exploring the use of predictive modelling to understand future demand for children’s social care, […]

Predictive Modelling For Childrens Social Care team at work

Quality Data for Children in Care (Alpha)

This alpha project, led by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is looking at improving data and evidence on children in care. This project is a continuation of the discovery […]

Evidence On Children In Care project team at work

Exploring data for Early Help service heads

Early Help (EH) services support families with issues including domestic violence, substance misuse, mental health problems, poverty, family issues and others. EH services act before problems escalate and builds good […]

Early Help project presenting

Reducing Invalid Planning Applications (Alpha)

Every year, councils receive thousands of planning submissions. Application validation and invalid applications represent a common problem for all of them. The alpha project aims to come up with a […]

The Reducing Invalid Applications team