If You’re Not Adopting Digital Community Engagement, You’re Missing Out

2023-10-31T18:03:17+00:00

The way that people communicate and engage with the public sector has never been more collaborative. Digital community engagement is key to widening participation and is allowing communities to be at the forefront of public decision-making. Communities around the world are ready to collaborate with their councils. It’s time for more public sector organisations to join their counterparts who have already adopted these new technologies.

If You’re Not Adopting Digital Community Engagement, You’re Missing Out2023-10-31T18:03:17+00:00

How to Spend Your Welcome Back Fund

2022-11-23T10:04:47+00:00

Since the start of the pandemic, footfall in some towns and city centres have decreased by up to 70%, and our local businesses are paying the price. The Welcome Back Fund has been introduced to provide councils across England with a share of £56 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to encourage footfall back to the high street and show support to shops and hospitality businesses, who need the support of consumers now more than ever.

How to Spend Your Welcome Back Fund2022-11-23T10:04:47+00:00

What Makes a Smart Campus? The Benefits And The Principles of Smart Campus Design

2023-10-31T18:04:45+00:00

Higher Education Institutions compete on various levels to attract students. Finding an institution that carries a good reputation has become increasingly important to students, as more and more people hold degrees and compete for compelling jobs after graduation.

What Makes a Smart Campus? The Benefits And The Principles of Smart Campus Design2023-10-31T18:04:45+00:00

The Importance of Public Participation in Urban Planning

2023-10-31T15:49:13+00:00

Urban planning attempts to organise socio-spatial relations across different scales of government and governance. The planning process typically has two functions; managing physical development and planning ahead for future growth and development. While these functions appear to focus solely on physical development, they are also concerned with economic, environmental and social needs.

The Importance of Public Participation in Urban Planning2023-10-31T15:49:13+00:00

Smart Governance : A Hybrid of Civic Technology IoT and Local Government

2023-10-31T15:52:47+00:00

The importance of Smart Governance has been recognised as a fundamental necessity of smart cities as it creates a strong link between a government and its citizens. In the case of Hello Lamp Post we focus on how public services are delivered and better inform how governing bodies make their decisions based on the data derived from our playful and innovative solutions.

Smart Governance : A Hybrid of Civic Technology IoT and Local Government2023-10-31T15:52:47+00:00

Smart City Technology Benefits And The World’s Top 10 Smartest Cities

2024-02-06T11:58:06+00:00

Smart cities are places where digital solutions are leveraged to enhance the use of traditional networks and services. Thereby the aim of smart cities is to increase the quality of life for the residents, improve sustainability, and benefit businesses.

Smart City Technology Benefits And The World’s Top 10 Smartest Cities2024-02-06T11:58:06+00:00

Announcing our Partners

2022-07-05T11:41:42+00:00

This week we're announcing the first wave of companies joining our newly formed partnership programme. We'll be working closely with five businesses who’s work aligns with our vision of creating more inclusive, democratic, human led cities.

Announcing our Partners2022-07-05T11:41:42+00:00

100 FAQs on Civic Tech, Citizen Participatory Technology, And Everything in Between

2023-10-31T16:20:04+00:00

Civic technology, or civic tech, enhances the relationship between the people and government and is the term given to any form of innovative technology used in the public sphere to impact society positively.

100 FAQs on Civic Tech, Citizen Participatory Technology, And Everything in Between2023-10-31T16:20:04+00:00

What is Smart Tourism (And Why Does it Matter)?

2023-10-31T16:28:25+00:00

The concept of Smart Tourism is defined by the European Union as a destination facilitating access to tourism and hospitality products, services, spaces and experiences through ICT-based (Information and communications technology) tools. By investing and developing these resources a city's intelligence is strengthened and visitor engagement enhanced.

What is Smart Tourism (And Why Does it Matter)?2023-10-31T16:28:25+00:00

Civic Technology and COVID-19

2023-10-31T17:20:08+00:00

The growth of urbanisation has placed increased demand on infrastructure and services such as transportation, water/sanitation, energy, and civic projects. As cities continue to expand and demographics diversify, it has become challenging for governments, on a local level, to make informed decisions representative of the local population.

Civic Technology and COVID-192023-10-31T17:20:08+00:00