Local government reports

Combining our technical and strategic know-how with our experience of working for the public sector, we've produced a series of reports into key issues

  • How cloud ready are the leading UK councils

    To build a clearer picture of the state of cloud adoption in local government we asked every council in the UK a set of questions. This initial report – the first of two we will publish – shows the state of play of the top 100 councils by revenue.

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  • The case for a local gds front cover

    The case for a local GDS and local GDS standards

    In this local government executive briefing paper, our principal analyst and former local government CIO Jos Creese shares his thoughts on whether creating a local equivalent to GDS and establishing local government digital standards would be a good idea.

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  • Front Cover of Shared Service Report

    Shared services: Getting IT right

    The sharing of public sector services continues to grow. And with such high dependency on digital technology it is important to get the IT right. This report outlines the digital considerations when undertaking a shared service programme; providing practical guidance on where to begin, and the IT elements required to plan a successful transformation.

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  • Cover of Managed cloud services guide

    Guide to managed cloud services

    A guide which explains what managed cloud services are and helps you assess whether building your own in-house capability, or outsourcing to a specialist provider is the right choice for your organisation. 

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  • Strategic cloud adoption for government

    Guide to strategic cloud adoption

    This guide is suitable for senior officers within government who are responsible for business and IT transformation, estate management and mapping IT to business strategy.

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