On Tuesday (21 March), the Police ICT Company and the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit (EMSCU) beat stiff competition at the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2016/17 to walk away with a “Highly Commended” trophy for their … Read More
One of the functions of The Police ICT Company is to act as a bridge between the policing, technological and commercial worlds, and in particular, to secure value for money by helping police forces get the best deal from suppliers.
A … Read More
Reaching the end of the first week of the firearms licensing discovery is a great opportunity to reflect on what we have already discovered, and what work there is still to do.
We started the week with a planning session at … Read More
My role in the Social Media as a Contact Channel discovery workhas been ‘business analyst’; this means I have spent my time working closely with the team and with forces to understand and document the current ‘as is’ situation; how … Read More
At the beginning of this discovery we set ourselves a challenge; how can policing use social media effectively as a contact channel?
We are now into our second week of discovery, working with the Police ICT Company, as well as … Read More
The Digital Public Contact (DPC) Programme is one of three programmes operating under the umbrella of the Digital Policing Portfolio (DPP). The DPC vision is to provide a well-known and reliable digital contact service between the public and the police … Read More
On Friday (3 March), I had the privilege of being invited to take part in a UKAuthority webinar on digitising policing and in particular, the need for a common IT approach across policing.
I was joined on the panel by Ian … Read More
Working on the Children & Young People Discovery was an incredible and thought-provoking experience.
Having joined on the second week of the discovery for two days, I had to really dig in deep to understand the current ‘As-Is’ landscape across … Read More
It’s so important that in policing we work closely together and share information about what works (and what doesn’t!) where we can. That’s why, as the representative of the Digital Policing Portfolio, I find myself in Leicester for the second … Read More