While it can currently be a bumpy ride for young people leaving England’s social care system, a new app developed by NGO Social Finance to give individuals more of a voice in decisions made about their future is currently being piloted by seven local authorities
The British Heart Foundation aims to raise half a billion pounds to fight circulatory diseases by 2020 - and says moving to cloud will be a big factor in getting there
Mark Cridge discusses how civic tech organisation mySociety is going through a moment of reflection and is considering Brexit, climate change and inequality in the UK.
Panthea Lee, co-founder at Reboot US, provides a fascinating insight into how civic tech can be better used in advancing the role of participatory budgeting.
Head of Research at mySociety, Dr. Rebecca Rumbul, asks whether the assumptions that underpinned the formative years of Civic Tech need reexamining.
Government which tech projects to receive share of £2 million funding - from digital dairy farming to SME productivity
A separate funding competition has also been announced, which will allow businesses, local authorities and academia to test rolling out productivity-boosting technology.
The Children’s Family Trust says it’s more secure, operating more efficiently and even able to move into the cloud thanks to good work from an IT partner
NPS score of +75 and 46% parental response rates from using better way to capture customer feedback, says National Citizen Service
Morgan Stanley and Crisis at Christmas deliver a huge operation every December, using a mix of new and old technologies, to get people living on the streets some much needed services.
The U.S. spends plenty on social welfare. But government agencies waste money on too difficult to use projects. Code for America wants to help.
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty and is using technology to support its mission.
Two UK-based organisations are trying to make it easier for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to get work without family connections.
Taking card payments over the phone is subject to strict rules under PCI DSS – and with home-based agents, gets even more complicated. Here’s how UK charity RNIB solved the problem.