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This unique public sector partnership of over 100 organisations creates innovative “safe spaces”, brokers knowledge and ideas, and collectively engages Government for local public sector officers and managers. Find out more.

Website header- conference logoThis November, iNetwork celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Winter Conference and to mark the occasion are planning an event like no other.  

‘Delivering Whole Systems Change 2014’ on the 27 November comes at a crucial time, with organisations needing to develop and implement new approaches to meet the efficiency agenda.

With a strong focus on innovation, creativity and digital services the day is designed to help colleagues shape their vision and understanding of local public services in the medium term.

iNetwork Innovation Award finalists will be a highlight of the event’s 10th anniversary celebrations, as well as hyper roundtables, a dedicated innovation zone, nine intelligence-led workshop sessions and a supplier and partner showcase. For more information and to register for this event please see: https://wholesystemchange2014.eventbrite.co.uk

INetwork Innovation Award logoiNetwork Innovation Awards

This year we will be celebrating innovation and excellence in the ways public services are responding to community needs and tightening budgets with our inaugural Innovation Awards. Aligned with iNetwork’s core communities, iNetwork members have now nominated outstanding people, groups and initiatives for the following:

Excellence in Information Sharing and Security Award
Innovative Access to Public Services Award
Effective Service Redesign and Reform Award
Connected Procurement Award
Local e-Government Standards Body Award
In addition, the finalist voted as being most outstanding will be awarded the Best Innovator Award.

The award finalists will soon be announced and will be invited to attend the iNetwork Innovation Awards Ceremony & Dinner on the 26 November in Manchester. The winner of each category will be announced on the evening.

More information on the iNetwork Innovation Awards can be found at: http://i-network.org.uk/innovation-awards

2013 Winter Conference Highlights

Network’s Q1 2014-15 News Update
The 2014-15 Q1 news update has been published. T
he document takes a look at iNetwork’s highlights from April- June of 2014 with a personal reflection from Steven Pleasant, Chief Executive, Tameside Council and Chair of iNetwork.

News update front pageThe document provides a breakdown of activites, projects and events from each of the programmes within the network including:

Innovative Access to Frontline Services (IAPS)
Effective Information Sharing & Security (EISS)
Effective Service Redesign & Reform (ESR2)
Local e-Government Standards Body (LeGSB)
TIME LEAN Training
Connected Procurement

To hear more about the iNetwork Director’s take on the Future Local Public Services Journey and a breakdown of upcoming events within the network, click on the image to the left.