By Chris Lindsay, Head of Marketing, Global Government & Health
‘Do more with less’ is common mantra across the public sector. Cuts to budgets on one hand and increasing pressures on service delivery from an ageing, more demanding population on the other.
Our thought leadership paper, Public services: delivering the next generation of change, asked almost 400 local government officials how technology, skills and collaboration can power public services successfully.
The effect of the challenges the public sector faces was evident, with 87 per cent of people listing efficiency savings as a high priority. The concept that ICT can help improve services at lower cost also seems to be true, with three quarters of respondents reporting that digital technologies have already helped transform their services. [Read more...]