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This article was originally published on LinkedIn on the 5th of October 2016 by Mary McKenna, tech entrepreneur & long time public sector SME supplier. You can follow her here: @mmarymckenna.
I recently delivered an impromptu talk on this topic at an unconference. Despite the unconference Law of Two Feet rule, my talk was well attended and generated such a volume of questions that I decided to jot down a few thoughts in this blog to continue the conversation and to gather any u...
Organicity encourages co-creating for smart cities through an exciting new set of tools for working with and sharing data. We were chosen as an experimenter to test out the platform with a project designed to improve understanding on public spending in London.
Back in February we shared our story so far and revealed the challenges we had encountered in enriching data through listing the government. Since then, we’ve been experimenting with Organicity tools to create data visualisations...
There are few public contract bungles as egregious as the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA) £6.1bn contract to dismantle 12 Magnox nuclear power stations. Not only will it be terminated ten years early, but two of the unsuccessful competitors are also being paid a hefty settlement by the UK taxpayer after a series of errors emerged in the tendering and bid evaluation processes.
The tendering process began in 2012 and lasted 18 months, with Cavendish Fluor Partnership (CFP...