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090930b R As Efficiency Exchange Briefing Presentation Transcript

  • 1. IDeA Efficiency Exchange: RAs briefing 30 September 2009
  • 2. Imagine a tool for …
    • Comparative benchmarking on efficiency
    • collaborative knowledge sharing
      • what works and doesn’t work, but will in certain circumstances
    • collaborative problem solving
      • helping find the one person who’s thinking about the same challenge
      • or has a suggestion which could help
      • or enabling suggestions which could help someone else
    • drawing on local government expertise in
      • Drafting a policy, specification, contract ...
    • mass on-line conferences, debates and ability to question experts
  • 3. Best Practice Collaboration Allows users from participant authorities to develop and actively share best practice knowledge Self Assessment Data collected from LEC councils helps highlight where greater efficiency can be achieved. Peer Challenge Peers from other authorities review the assessment and provide direct feedback Benchmarking Authorities able to review their data and compare with benchmark data collated by CA Best Practice Resources Community repository of current best practice principles Efficiency CoPs Self assessment Benchmark Data Peer Challenge Efficiency Exchange Best Practice Resources
  • 4. Comparative benchmarking & support
    • Metrics developed by Capital Ambition
    • Technology platform being prototyped with Capital Ambition
    • Metrics now being tested & developed with IESE for use with districts and counties
    • Aimed at a national rollout
    • Signposting to relevant
      • stories
      • documents and toolkit
      • contacts
      • with ‘Amazon’/’eBay’ type prompted suggestions
  • 5. A Community of Practice network
    • Face-to-face events and web-based tools which facilitate sharing of problems, what works, what might work, and lessons learnt :
      • Online conferences,
      • Knowledge Cafes,
      • Peer Assists,
      • Hotseats,
      • Library, Forum,
      • RSS feeds,
      • Wikki
      • Twitter/EffXchange
  • 6. Blueprint for March 2011
    • A culture of collaborative knowledge generation , learning, sharing and problem-solving in respect of efficiency & VfM
    • A resilient user orientated, easy-to-use, technological platform which rapidly captures content in a diverse range of forms ‘pulling’ collaborative knowledge generation, learning, sharing and problem solving
    • A reliable, robust and transparent web-based benchmarking tool which enables councils, and their partners, to easily identify and transfer appropriate good practice
    • A passion amongst LGA Group frontline staff to capture and share good practice, and contribute to problem solving; and encourage others to do so too.
  • 7. Communications
    • RIEPs briefed and workshop held
    • Some RIEPs have attended Capital Ambition peer training day
    • RIEPs on the Programme Board
    • CLG on the Programme Board
    • Challenge Managers trained
  • 8. Contribution of RAs
    • Stephen sits on the Programme Board
    • RAs partnership with RIEPs in engaging councils
    • RAs identify four examples of ‘notable practice’ which we can collect and ‘publish’