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.
Local Authority and Housing Association colleagues are invited to take part in a new study which is set to enhance our understanding of neighbourhood service provision. Among numerous key findings that will benefit service providers and residents alike, the study will...read more
Joining your regional WARP is your organisation’s best bet for early warning, prevention & sector-wide peer support on future cyber attacks
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
Towards standardised geospatial data for local public services: review of the March 2017 UPRN Steering Group Workshop
On 29 March 2017 iNetwork hosted a UPRN in health steering group workshop in conjunction with Ordnance Survey (OS). The session was held in Manchester and attended by 40 colleagues from a broad range of local public service organisations.Delegates were welcomed by...read more
12 colleagues from 9 iNetwork member and two guest councils took part in the latest DMF on Wed 28 June 2017. We discussed Single Sign-on Citizen platforms and how this approach may complement or clash with customer apps that councils developed during recent years of...read more
In light of the current petya cyber-attack and WannaCry – if organisations want to be part of an early warning system of information security alerts, if they want an opportunity to discuss issues with peers and experts to shorten the time to high quality solutions, if...read more