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Local government needs to make better use of big data — thinktank report | Information Age

17th Oct `13, 02:40 AM in Government

Councils are sitting on an ‘untapped goldmine’ of data which could offer valuable insight into understanding the needs…

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Councils are sitting on an ‘untapped goldmine’ of data which could offer valuable insight into understanding the needs of UK residents, according to a new report released today by local government thinktank Localis in conjunction with Civica, a specialist outsourcing services company for the public sector.

‘Changing Places – how innovation and transformation is taking place in local government,’ probed the views of council leaders from across the UK on how local government agencies are using technology to design and deliver services. The study included both structured questions and open-ended interviews.

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