Croydon Council’s digital platform team has relished the chance to move on from Covid apps in the last 12 months.
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"We have worked closely with our local authority partners to utilise their street furniture, as well as our own assets, to improve connectivity in these areas."
Three apps are launching to help residents shop local and keep up with news, businesses, events and offers.
A review of digital progress in Croydon and a goodbye from the first (but by no means last!) CDO.
Smart bus shelters are coming to the borough thanks to a partnership between Croydon Council and VALO.
This year's City Futurescapes event took place in Croydon, bringing together tech organisations to discuss opportunities in the borough and beyond.
Croydon Council's website moved to LocalGov Drupal earlier this year. Here's a retrospective.
The small cell technology will pave the way for Croydon to adopt 5G.
The technology has enabled the council’s digital department, CDS, to support the council’s pandemic efforts alongside building better online services for residents.
The Business Recovery & Innovation Grants Fund makes government funds available to support Croydon businesses impacted by the pandemic.
The council's new website reaches a major milestone as it switches to the open source codebase, built by councils for councils.
VRM is working with Croydon Council to increase the comfort and safety of living spaces while reducing energy consumption.
EMSOL is working with Croydon Council to reduce air pollution with innovative digital tools.
Leeds and Croydon Councils recently won central government funding to create a comprehensive and collaborative how-to guide for digital inclusion.
The council assesses another of its digital public services against the government service standard.
The council's website delivery team designed a new page to collate all the changes to council services during lockdown in one easy-to-navigate spot.
Croydon ranks among the top spots in the country for tech businesses, according to research by UHY Hacker Young.
How rapid delivery in response to the current crisis helped Croydon council's digital team to up its game.
A behind-the-scenes look at how Croydon ran a public council meeting online for the first time in its history.
With so many service lines needing digitisation, some councils including Croydon are now exploring the new marketplace of "low-code platforms" to rapidly create new apps and digital services at scale.
Visit CDS in the heart of the Cronx and see local government digital transformation in action!
How the council’s digital team ran intensive sessions to supercharge their agile practice for the year ahead.
Croydon and three other councils are starting a project in January to understand the uses and limitations of sharing a Drupal 8 publishing platform.
I've spent 19 years working in different services in health and social care, so I've watched as new initiatives have changed how we care for the most vulnerable people in our society.
Now this is a post all about how council comms got flipped turned upside down and I’d like to take a minute just sit right there I’ll tell you how we first got a website in the town called Croydon.
Content design is a big part of our website redesign project. Find out how we're tackling over 2,500 webpages to make them clearer and easier for users.
A look behind the scenes at how the council's digital team is overhauling croydon.gov.uk to better meet residents' needs.
We redesigned the Local Offer website aimed at families of children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) to make it simpler and quicker to find what they need.
We adopted a new way of working and had to make it fit to a local authority setting - here's what we learned.
From a Twitter post to planning a cross-council collaboration, all it took was some reciprocal admiration and friendly rivalry.
Croydon Council has founded a new user research team to put people at the heart of every product we build. Learn more about how to get involved.
Croydon Council, the Home Office and the Land Registry were some of the organisations taking part at the first Croydon meeting of this boundary-breaking public sector movement.
Rather than reinventing the wheel, Croydon Council has agreed with Brighton & Hove City Council to re-use its web publishing platform and work on updates together
The new digital strategy got the official approval at the council's Cabinet meeting on 8 July 2019.
Around 200 people shared ideas for Croydon’s new digital strategy. Here’s what they said and how it helped.
The draft text of Croydon Council's new digital strategy is now available to read and comment - please let us know your views.
The council's official action plan for delivering the connectivity we need to be a world-class digital borough.
How multidisciplinary teams are making the council's digital delivery more agile and less prone to silo working.
The new team in the council, leading the digital transformation of the council's services, and the digital enhancement of our borough.