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Our European digital barometer survey: some key findings

Sopra Steria recently asked the researchers at Ipsos to conduct a survey of 1000 people, from a broad range of social groups and across the United Kingdom, to understand their experience of and expectations for digital government. 892 more words


If it's too complicated to understand it's probably total nonsense

I stand on the periphery of “improvement activities” going on elsewhere in the organisation.

I see things second and third hand through organisational gossip, i.e. people mentioning phrases or names of IT companies doing work elsewhere, somewhere. 428 more words

Systems Thinking

Sickness absence rates don't tell the whole story

The number of sick days taken per person has fallen to its lowest levels ever recorded, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS… 674 more words


Legislation aimed at Manitoba's public sector coming Monday

WINNIPEG — Tens of thousands of employees will learn Monday what the province’s plans are to control wages within the public sector.

The Public Services Sustainability Act will be introduced in the Manitoba Legislature Monday afternoon. 110 more words


Doing more with less: digital transformation and social care

In a recent blog, I highlighted the need to shift thinking in government from efficiency to productivity. I used the example of education and highlighted innovations that might increase productivity through digitisation of teaching services and communication. 663 more words


A battle of brevity

In this time pressured era of 140 characters, infinite news feeds and desktop dining you’d think brevity would be a trait that’s worn like a medal of honour. 379 more words

Media And Communications

Latest CSO figures explode public sector pay premium myth

Time to debate on basis of fact

March 15th: Unite has welcomed today’s report from the CSO which dispels popular myths about public-private sector pay differentials and instead shows that, overall, public sector workers are paid slightly less than comparable workers in the private sector. 174 more words

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