Digital Heroes – Andrew Greenway

A civil servant for 6 years, Andrew Greenway has worked in a lot of different areas of government, most notably at the Government Digital Service (GDS) in its early days. He’s now a partner at Public Digital, a small consultancy which helps governments and large companies with digital transformation and adapting to the internet era.

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We’re hiring – Lead Generator wanted

We’re looking for someone to help us persuade more people to use our excellent digital democracy platforms.

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How BEIS improved citizen engagement online

The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have been using Citizen Space for a number of years, consulting on a range of issues from low-carbon electricity generation, to modern working practices, to ensuring restaurant and hospitality workers receive their fair share of tips.

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Prioritising Police Services in Northern Ireland

As part of their 2018 Local Policing review, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Northern Ireland Policing Board (NIPB) sought the views of the public to help shape the future of policing. They launched a public consultation to explore how the police could best meet public demand and deliver the most effective local policing in times of reducing budgets. Through the consultation they encouraged citizens to learn about which issues the police are dealing with, and help to prioritise them.

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Democracy doesn’t stop with voting

Here is the world’s shortest hot-take on yesterday’s big news: democracy is more than voting.

Shocked/amazed kid

Mind = blown

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The Practical Democracy Project: Dublin

After the success of taking the Practical Democracy Project around the UK and to New Zealand, we decided it was about time we took it to our neighbours across the Irish sea. Some of the Delib team descended on the very cool Tara Building in Dublin on October 24th for an evening event of democracy-related chat, drinks from Hopfully Brewing and donuts from Offbeat.  

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6 (and a bit) takeaways from our Leicester user group, October 2018

Last Wednesday was our latest UK Citizen Space and Dialogue user group, this time in an autumnally-sunny Leicester.

Leicester City Hall

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We’re hiring! Developer

Hello, we’re looking for an experienced web developer to join us in Bristol, UK.

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We’re hiring! Systems Developer/SRE

Hello, we’re looking for an experienced systems developer or SRE to join us in central Bristol, UK.

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Digital Heroes – Neil Williams

I recently had the pleasure of heading to the big smoke to interview the lovely Neil Williams to bring back our Digital Heroes series. He’s just left GDS after 7 years and will soon be starting his new role as Chief Digital Officer at Croydon Council. We sat down for a coffee (in the very swanky GDS offices in Aldgate East) and had a chat about all the cool things he’s worked on in the past 7 years, and all the good stuff to come in Croydon. 

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