DL North East

The Digital Leaders North East programme will serve as an independent focal point of engagement and resource network for individuals and organisations across the North East who are committed to delivering sustainable and innovative digital transformation.

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Meet the 2019 North East DL Local Champion

Shaun Allan

NXD, PerceptionXR

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Local authorities run the risk of letting down citizens that depend on them if they fail to respond to consumer appetites for digitisation of basic services. Earlier this year, citizen engagement startup (and GovStart 2018 participant) Novoville issued a survey, with the purpose of identifying citizens perceptions […]

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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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