The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management is the association for wastes management professionals. It has been a partner in the pioneering Local Waste Service Standards Project which, with support from the Department of Communities and a group of councils has been piloting a method for local government to co-create digital assets and standards.
DHACA is a not-for-profit member-led organisation that promotes digital health and care in the UK and Europe, championing scalability and interoperability. Our current focus is promoting mHealth apps through appropriate assessment and regulatory compliance. We have 770 members, primarily health & care SMEs.
Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands provides an extensive programme of support and capacity building for improvement and efficiency, and acts as a catalyst for collaborative working across all authorities and partnerships in the West Midlands
The Local Area Research and Intelligence Association (LARIA) is a professional body representing those who are improving lives and local areas through the use of local research, intelligence and policy. They have over 1,100 individual members in a range of organisations including local authorities, fire and rescue services, universities and health sectors
The Local CIO Council represents chief information officers working in local public services. It was originally set up at the request of the Cabinet Office and is managed by Socitm. It meets three times a year to agree and advocate policies on how information, technology and digital services can be deployed to deliver better value.
The Royal Town Planning Institute champions the power of planning in creating prosperous places and vibrant communities. We represent over 24,000 members worldwide, supporting them throughout their careers. We shape planning policy, raise professional standards and are the only body in the UK to confer Chartered status to planners, the highest professional qualification.
The Society of Chief Librarians advocates for continuous improvement of local public library services. In January 2016 the report it commissioned to plot a digital roadmap for the public libraries of England was published, with its recommendation that a £20m investment be made in a unified digital platform for English libraries.
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network leads, catalyses and drives co-operation, collaboration and productivity between academia, industry, health and care providers and commissioners, and citizens, and accelerates the adoption of innovation to generate continuous improvement in the region’s health and wealth
Axiell is the leading supplier of IT systems and services to public libraries and the global leader for collections management solutions. Axiell serves libraries, schools, archives, museums and authorities with technically advanced and innovative solutions developed in close cooperation with its customers. Axiell UK currently serves over 700 library and collections management customers.
Granicus connects a powerful network of 10 million citizens and 150 government organisations in the UK, providing technology that enhances transparency and citizen engagement. By offering the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services, Granicus helps government create better lives for the people it serves.
Idox is a leading supplier of software, services and content to the public sector. As a trusted partner for over 30 years, we support our clients by delivering solutions that provide the right tools, at the right time, to enable better service delivery and business efficiency.
Konnektis enables care and support networks to collaborate more effectively in real-time to support the highest standards of person-centred, outcome based care for people living independently. Konnektis - which has been co-designed with users to identify and meet core needs - runs on a secure, easy-to-use tablet-hub that stays in the person's home.
Texthelp believes that everyone shares a fundamental need to be understood by others, and language is our passport to academic, professional and life success. This is what drives Texthelp to create smart, easy-to-use support technologies that enable young people and adults read and write with confidence and independence and to develop digital skills in multiple languages.
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