Category Archive: Blog

  1. 13/08/2018

    This is a blog by our CEO, Ian Bell.

    Crime has always been a moving target, but never more so than in today’s digital world. The internet has opened up new channels for illegal behaviors—virtual back alleys where crime can go ... Read More

  2. 16/06/2017

    Hi, my name is Nora and I am the Knowledge Manager at The Police ICT Company. My role is to manage and develop our website and the Knowledge Hub.

    As you will have seen from my previous blog, we recently embarked ... Read More

  3. 06/06/2017

    Hi, my name is Nora and I am the Knowledge Manager at The Police ICT Company. My role is to manage and develop our website and the Knowledge Hub.

    The Knowledge Hub allows those in policing to share knowledge, learning and ... Read More

  4. 12/05/2017

    Hi, I’m Sophie Newbould, a qualified commercial solicitor with significant public procurement experience and ICT contracts expertise. I began working with the Company in early February 2017 as a contractor to support Charles McKay, Chief Operating Officer, and Ben Nelson, ... Read More

  5. 05/05/2017

    My name is Dan and I am the Business Development Manager for the Police ICT Company. I’m here to help policing understand how to apply tech to meet the needs of users, developing a culture of agile delivery.

    We are on ... Read More

  6. 28/04/2017

    My name is Tom, and I am part of the delivery team at the Police ICT Company. We work with key partners across policing to support them in their work and projects.

    I have just spent a busy eight weeks in ... Read More

  7. 18/04/2017

    Hi, I’m Lexie and I am working on The Digital Public Contact (DPC) Programme as a Business Analyst. The DPC Programme is one of three programmes that make up the Digital Policing Portfolio (DPP).

    Over the past two weeks I ... Read More

  8. 11/04/2017

    Hi! I’m Saransh and I am a User Researcher from Rock Kitchen Harris working on the Central Ticketing Office (CTO) discovery project alongside business analysts, a technical lead and others. Our goal is to explore the current landscape, and ways ... Read More

  9. 07/04/2017

    Moving into the third #DPCdiscovery in Leicester we are in an interesting position. This discovery is a real challenge, to understand how policing is using central ticketing offices (CTO), what they are using them for, and what opportunities exist, if ... Read More

  10. 27/03/2017

    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

  11. 17/03/2017

    Hi! I’m Steph from RKH and my role on this project is as a content designer. I’ve been looking into how the police can use content appropriately and effectively when adopting social media as a contact channel. Over the past ... Read More

  12. 16/03/2017

    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

  13. 14/03/2017

    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

  14. 09/03/2017

    Social Media as a contact channel? The discovery work I am supporting this week, alongside the national Digital Public Contact Programme and the Police ICT company, is taking place in the year that the 999 service is 80 years old. ... Read More

  15. 07/03/2017

    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

  16. 07/03/2017

    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