Aylesbury Vale District Council is 100% cloud, monetising services and considering AI

Working closely with Arcus Global, Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is an interesting case study, miles ahead of most other local councils spoken to by Diginomica. They are now pretty much 100% cloud, have saved millions of pounds over the past five years, are monetising services that it offers to local residents, and are now considering the use of AI interfaces, such as Amazon's Alexa to help interact with citizens.

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In the newsEllie Ryder
Spearheading digital and structural change at AVDC

Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) recently won Socitm's Innovation Award for its 'Right Here Right Now' programme. Alan Evans, head of transformation, and Maryvonne Hassall, computer services manager at the local authority, give PSE an update on the work and future development plans, including their work with Arcus Global. 

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In the newsEllie Ryder
It’s not fog, it’s cloud

Colin Wales dispels some of the myths about cloud computing.

Life would be very different without the cloud. It has become so integral to our everyday lives that most people use it without even realising. In fact, life without the cloud would be unthinkable for them: there would be no Facebook, Twitter, Gmail or Spotify. 

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In the newsEllie Ryder