Making better use of data

Troubled Families and the Digital Economy Bill

Sarah Henry, GM Connect, Manchester City Council Life is complicated; for some, extremely so. Although no two stories are alike, there are some tell-tale signs that individuals or families are struggling. Imagine poverty and hardship, struggle paying bills and rent …

Institute for Government Whitehall Monitor report

The Institute for Government (IfG) recently produced the third of its Whitehall Monitor reports. If you haven’t had a look you should - it’s an interesting and well-written report by Gavin Freeguard and team that summarises the current state of …

The work of the government data programme

We have formed a new data group in GDS to support a cross-Government Data Programme. The aim of this is to transform how government uses data to drive benefits to citizens: supporting better decision making, digital services, opening data to …