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  • Blog Post: Windows 8 tablets help Hampshire Police save time and save the day

    In the future, when a police officer heads out on patrol, their equipment checklist might look like this: Badge? Check. Handcuffs? Check. Windows tablet? Check. The Hampshire Police Constabulary traditionally took witness statements by hand. But in April it began sending officers into...
  • Blog Post: Digital by Default: The curious incident of the dog in the night time

    At Civil Service Live in London last week, Microsoft ran a panel session on ‘Government Reimagined – The Evidence’. One of the memorable anecdotes from the panel discussion relates to the curious incident of the dog in the night… Geoff Connell, CIO of the London Boroughs of...
  • Blog Post: The Times, They Are A-Changin’ – the organisational love/hate relationship with social media

    Recently I watched a video of O2’s Ronan Dunne talking about how he, as a CEO, joined Twitter and why it’s now so important to his company’s relationship with customers. It raises some interesting questions around when and where it’s appropriate to use social media in an organisation...
  • Blog Post: Re-imagining Work: Shifts in the Digital Revolution

    Dave Coplin , Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, imagines what might be possible if organisations really began to think differently about the power of technological and social change to transform the way we do business.
  • Blog Post: Huge inspiration at NextGenSkills – Birmingham

    Following our fantastic digital skills event in Glasgow, we attended #NextGenSkills Birmingham Re-worked yesterday at Millennium Point, Birmingham. Working with Birmingham City Council and Digital Birmingham , the aim of this event was to invest in Birmingham’s younger generation to create a...
  • Blog Post: Glasgow Digital Skills Summit - positive talk and positive action

    Yesterday we attended the DoItDigitally Glasgow Digital Skills Summit, in Glasgow’s beautiful City Chambers, run in Partnership with Glasgow City Council and Microsoft. With no less than 7 keynote speakers, 3 panel discussions and 2 ‘unconference’ operational sessions, it was a packed...
  • Blog Post: UK GovCamp 2013 - a selection of highlights

    Today we attended UK GovCamp 2013 - the yearly unconference where attendees get to pitch the agenda for the day. The lively conference kicks off in the morning with around 300 people introducing themselves and offering their ideas for the day's sessions. It may sound messy, but it really works and creates...
  • Blog Post: Smarter Environmental Regulation Review meeting – 19th Sept 2012, Cardinal Place, London

    Before joining Microsoft I have experienced life working for a local authority and also the Environment Agency so environmental regulations are no stranger to me. There are hundreds, nay thousands of them (including 1000 pieces of legislation, 2000 guidance documents, and 250 reporting requirements)...
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