Category Archives: Proposition 4: Public Services in a Networked World

Carrie Bishop of Future Gov, leads a debate that will consider what skills and
behaviours local government leaders will need to flourish in the networked world.

Click on the posts below to join the debate.

The Salford Riots: the best and the worst of our city

Following last week’s post from the chief executive of Haringey, this week we have we have the reflections of Barbara Spicer, chief executive of Salford. I am grateful to Barbara for writing for this blog and I find Barbara’s perspective … Continue reading

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London Riots: a chief executive’s perspective

In writing to offer support to the chief executives of many of the places affected by the rioting in recent days, I have been struck by the deep emotion in their often brief replies. It has also struck me that … Continue reading

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Public Services in a Networked World

Blog post from Carrie Bishop, Director of FutureGov and Workstream Facilitator.   The original title for this workstream was ‘There is no generation gap’, in reference to the use of technology, in particular new web technology.  Aside from the mileage … Continue reading

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Proposition 4: Public Services in a Networked World

Proposition facilitator: Carrie Bishop, Director, FutureGov Local Authorities exist in a networked world; a world of web technology, smartphones and social media; a world where information is constantly at our fingertips, where we are using different tools to take control … Continue reading

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