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Location data is one of the key resources driving digital transformation right now. Today, more data about location – from more sources and in more detail – is being created and used than ever before. That data makes possible great advances in existing services, and […]

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Webinar Recording: Newcastle – What makes a smart city?

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By 2030 it is expected that nearly 5 billion (61%) of the world’s 8.1 billion people will live in cities. This growing trend of urbanisation will lead to increasing strains being put on city services in the years to come. It is therefore vital to […]

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Artificial Intelligence, cities and climate change

November 2019

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June 20th, 2019.  It was a great night.  A fantastic celebration of digital transformation across the public, private and third sector at the DL100 Awards, with inspirational acceptance speeches galore.  And for Newcastle, the cherry on the cake, beating off impressive competition to scoop the […]

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Webinar Recording: Innovation in Chatbots

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The innovative use of chatbots has transformed the way that Newcastle City Council interacts with the public. These bots are improving the customer experience and reducing costs, and include: Wastebot – delivering an improvement in processing times from 14 days to 90 seconds and 100% […]

The big digital priority for charities in 2019 should be services

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Last year was an amazing year for charity digital. But for many organisations there’s still a way to go. Charity digital is no longer a ‘nice to have’ or niche idea. Over the last year, we’ve seen reports from the likes of Skills Platform, TechTrust, the Weston Charity […]

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