Involve, Influence, Inspire
iNetwork’s vision is to help local public service organisations to “collaborate to innovate” and thereby provide effective support for their users, patients and communities.
A large number of councils, police, fire, health, housing and voluntary sector organisations across the North and Midlands are members of iNetwork. In addition we run national programmes for Government and host the local government information standards organisation, iStandUK.
For a full introduction to iNetwork, our innovation programmes and services, please see our annual support brochure.
It’s fantastic to see real consensus forming throughout local public services on the crucial role that social housing organisations could, and should, be playing in working towards our common goals of greater place based integration and citizen centered...read more
Winter Connected Procurement forum: resources on organised crime, bid rigging, information governance and more
All the presentations from our winter Connected Procurement Forum have been uploaded onto the Knowledge Hub. In order to be able to access them, you need to have a registered account with the K-Hub, and be accepted in the iNetwork group on there. Only individuals from...read more
This February, iNetwork welcomed a new member to the community. Plus Dane Housing are a Merseyside & Cheshire housing association who manage over 18,000 homes in the area, employ nearly 800 people and work closely with Cheshire West and Chester Council to provide...read more
A facilitative network which aims to support local public service organisations to deliver innovative solutions that meet the needs of customers, patients and communities, in the context of the reform of public services and the pressure on resources
EISS supports public sector and not-for-profit organisations to share information with each other and their partners in a safe, secure manner to enable better and more cost-effective service delivery for citizens and communities.
The Connected Procurement Programme helps colleagues across iNetwork to collaborate more effectively, appreciate tools such as SpendPro and the support capabilities of YPO, interpret new legislation and engage with Government.
In the last 12 months, there have been an unprecedented number of high profile cyber-attacks that hit the media – Yahoo!, Democratic National Committee, Bangladesh Bank, Lincolnshire and Google NHS and the most recent WannaCry ransomware attack which affected numerous...read more
This Blog was kindly written and contributed by Martin Middleton, Business Improvement and Change Manager, Cheshire East Council. As a recently-appointed Business Improvement & Change Manager I was keen to find out what other organisations in the North West are...read more