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View over Newcastle 6th January 2015

And it’s our 3rd anniversary! (see last post for the stats on how many authors, views of posts etc). Thank you very much to all of you who responded to my questions about whether we keep going and evolve or

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The Wales Audit Office and Co-production

A very interesting post this week from Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office looking at co-production within Welsh government. The theme of co-production is inextricably linked to performance and finance – targeting resources where they can be used most effectively. The

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POST RELEASE: Life After the Press Release Dies

Dan Slee has been doing his best to tell us all that the press release must (or will) die in future comms and PR. In this blogs he shares how he has the backing of some big hitters – as

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How government can spend less money on IT investments

Liz Azyan considers the argument for government to use open source software, and explains (in layperson’s terms) what open source is, which big companies and organisations use it, and what its benefits are. How government can spend less money on

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