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Webinars and cloud: breaking new ground

The Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office blog this week on a webinar they hosted looked at cloud computing. This webinar made a change from the seminars they have hosted previously and the blog offers a useful evaluation

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Looking back, looking now, looking forward

It was an unusually quiet week for posts during Week 37, quieter than during the summer holidays period. I wondered why. Maybe people are still getting back into the swing of the weekly work and school routines this week, and

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, blogging, communicating, communities, cultural heritage, customer service, digital technology, family, health, humanity, leadership, media, national government, Olympics, Paralympics, photography, public sector, sculpture, social media, special events, storytelling, town and country planning, websites, working practices

A local GDS, for Local People

The national Government Digital Service (GDS) is causing people to wonder if there should be a similar service for local government. Mark Braggins and Sasha Taylor write about the idea and other ways of sharing information usefully between local authorities.

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To conference or unconference, that is the question

Carolyne Mitchell wrote her post on the train on her way back from a busy few days in Birmingham at the LGComms Academy. She shares some of the insights gained – and what a few of the disruptive ones did

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