Local Connections for a Big Society!
“It is not the strongest of the species that
survives, nor the most intelligent that
...
The DC10plus collaboration grew out of the
UK Governments Digital Challenge
competition 2008 -2010
The network links urban...
Focus of DC10plus has not been about
the IT
Education
Jobs
Healthcare
Civic Participation
Carbon Reduction
Five core work-...
The drivers for new approaches to
using technology at a local level
Economic Opportunity
Social
Inclusion
Service Delivery...
Aston Pride - Computers in the home
Families Learning & Working
A lone mother of two who is fluent
in English, Somali, Dut...
“We aim to support local people, using media as a tool, to develop
sustainable (balancing environmental, social and econom...
Connected City – Connected People
• East Manchester experience
• evidence that 60%+ of households no
longer have landlines...
Ealing Community Engagement
•The Ealing Digital Challenge programme has facilitated
using digital technologies for new app...
Social Inclusion through Independent Living
Interactive broadband TV access to telehealth and
telecare services
Informatio...
…. and many others you may know too?
Growing network
of informal
volunteer led
sessions.
Help local
community
organisations
explore how they
can use the
intern...
Provide …
• friendly one to one technology training
and support,
• tips and guidance
To help using …
• standard desktop so...
It really isn’t about the technology, it is about
effective and collaborative partnership
Private Sector
Voluntary & Commu...
• Shared understanding and intelligent application of technology
• Grass roots collaboration & social innovation
• How to ...
Product Search Capability
• Work stream
• Product Title
• DC10plus member
• Local Authority Indicators
• Beneficiary categ...
DC10plus Online Product Catalogue – Product Details
Communities
Building
Capacity
Digital
Switchover &
Convergence
Flexible
Working &
Worklessness
Next Gen
Connectivity
Indep...
• A fully interconnected community -
identifying their own needs and aspirations
• Greater choice of service and how those...
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor
the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is
the m...
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  • The Manchester model builds on much of the excellent work they piloted, and continues to provide, through their Eastserve project. This has provided the frim basis for building a case for investment in widening this model throughout the city and into the region.
  • DC10plus NAVCA

    1. 1. Local Connections for a Big Society! “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” Stephen Dodson National Director – DC10plus Network & Independent Advisor on Inclusion and Innovation Paul Webster ICT Champions Project Co-ordinator - NAVCA Follow us : http://twitter.com/dc10plusnetwork More Information: http://www.dc10plus.net
    2. 2. The DC10plus collaboration grew out of the UK Governments Digital Challenge competition 2008 -2010 The network links urban and rural authorities and their partners DC10plus Founder Members: • Birmingham & Shropshire • Bristol • Ealing • Hull • Manchester • Milton Keynes • Norfolk • Nottingham • Stratford-upon-Avon • Sunderland- The Winners ! • Now 3,500 subscribers QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. For more information www.dc10plus.net
    3. 3. Focus of DC10plus has not been about the IT Education Jobs Healthcare Civic Participation Carbon Reduction Five core work-themes: • Capacity Building • Next Generation Connectivity • Worklessness • GreenICT • Digital Switchover & Convergence • Independent Living And 25 Products....
    4. 4. The drivers for new approaches to using technology at a local level Economic Opportunity Social Inclusion Service Delivery Environmental Opportunity
    5. 5. Aston Pride - Computers in the home Families Learning & Working A lone mother of two who is fluent in English, Somali, Dutch and Swahili has begun working from home as an online interpreter “I deal with between ten and 20 calls a day and work for a variety of organisations – from local authorities and job centres to immigration offices, the police and doctors’ surgeries. I also work in the evenings for companies in the USA and Australia.” Designed to improve children’s education prospects and to help adults enhance skills and employability
    6. 6. “We aim to support local people, using media as a tool, to develop sustainable (balancing environmental, social and economic factors) campaigns, projects and initiatives within the local community”. Through: Neighbourhood Carbon Makover & DEHEMS Digital environment – Bristol a Carbon Makeover
    7. 7. Connected City – Connected People • East Manchester experience • evidence that 60%+ of households no longer have landlines • micro-credit loans by Credit Union • 5,000 households with kit, connectivity and training • wireless broadband (not for profit) • community based helpline/helpdesk • Impacts • increased social contact and networking • increased take up of training • increasing interest in entrepreneurship • increasing aspirations
    8. 8. Ealing Community Engagement •The Ealing Digital Challenge programme has facilitated using digital technologies for new approaches to community engagement and consultation between service providers and hard to reach communities. •There has been wide VCS engagement in IT Innovations Events (70 delegates from 45 VCS organisations). •The programme has addressed LAA/Community strategy targets around resident involvement in decision making, improved community cohesion, independent living and thriving third sector and environment and climate changes.
    9. 9. Social Inclusion through Independent Living Interactive broadband TV access to telehealth and telecare services Information about local services and communication tools - facility for booking services and email Broadband enabled set-top box - access to free to view digital channels and on Sky and Virgin through ‘Looking Local’
    10. 10. …. and many others you may know too?
    11. 11. Growing network of informal volunteer led sessions. Help local community organisations explore how they can use the internet. Relaxed and informal Social Media Surgeries www.socialmediasurgery.com
    12. 12. Provide … • friendly one to one technology training and support, • tips and guidance To help using … • standard desktop software, • social media, • simple website creation and promotion, • computer maintenance and support. Sessions are flexible and cover content relevant to the individual. Digital Mentoring http://www.cosmic.org.uk/services/projects/digital-mentors
    13. 13. It really isn’t about the technology, it is about effective and collaborative partnership Private Sector Voluntary & Community Sector Social EnterpriseCitizen need &Citizen need & Consumer DemandConsumer Demand • Housing providers • Local authorities • Health services • Education • LEP’s
    14. 14. • Shared understanding and intelligent application of technology • Grass roots collaboration & social innovation • How to embed sustainability, innovation & environmental issues • Increased capacity building across sectors • More effective and efficient use of shared resources This approach gives us..... A way forward to meet the Localism Agenda
    15. 15. Product Search Capability • Work stream • Product Title • DC10plus member • Local Authority Indicators • Beneficiary category DC10plus Online Product Catalogue Potential for growth ... New initiatives and working ‘products’ can be added and shared http://productcatalogue.esd.org.uk/
    16. 16. DC10plus Online Product Catalogue – Product Details
    17. 17. Communities Building Capacity Digital Switchover & Convergence Flexible Working & Worklessness Next Gen Connectivity Independent Living Digital Environment The capacity to build localism nationally
    18. 18. • A fully interconnected community - identifying their own needs and aspirations • Greater choice of service and how those services are delivered • 24/7 service response • Learning and creative individuals and communities • Active civic engagement and good governance • A cleaner, greener, safer environment • Not just a Big Society – but Our Society A locally connected community builds the Big Society
    19. 19. “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” Thank You stephen.dodson@dc10plus.net www.dc10plus.net paul.webster@navca.org.uk www.navca.org.uk/ict (Twitter @watfordgap) But let’s do IT together so that we can adapt to the changes ahead. So, now IT is the time

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