where social housing providers meet to help their residents embrace the web
Hi All,Am currently looking to run a pilot digital inclusion program; am wondering if there are any previous pilot write-ups with hard facts and figures that people would be willing to share?Thanks in advance :)Continue
Hi everyone, I have come across another article singing the praises of using Facebook to engage tenants of social housing. …Continue
Hi all,I was wondering if anyone else is planning to hold any events or do anything for Get Online Week? It is coming up soon and I'm hoping to plan some very small scale computer taster sessions at a couple of our sheltered schemes in Medway.Myself…Continue
Hi everyone, I found this article posted by The Guardian around a month ago: Digital Isn't Everything – Many Social Housing Tenants Prefer…Continue
I'm looking to (finally) get some online services for our residents. Has anyone looked into tenants applying online?I know a lot of providers have introduced online repair tracking & rent statement viewing but I'd really be interested to hear…Continue
Just thought I'd let everyone know that the intake for this September's Level 3 Community Development Award is entirely made up of social housing professionals so far... so if you were thinking about doing this qualification then this group will be…Continue
Looking at solutions to quickly configure some tablets to a standard set-up, possibly "cooking a custom ROM" with curated apps. Would do it myself but don't really have the spare time. There is some budget for it - anyone know someone in…Continue
We are holding our annual tenants conference in Sheffield on the 21st October and looking for an inspirational speaker to come and help tenants in Sheffield to realise the benefits of getting online - any thoughts and suggestions appreciated.The…Continue
Those looking at organisation-wide digital transformation and putting an effective digital strategy in place might find this recording of a webinar I recorded earlier this week of interest.
It is based around 10 'Think Digital' principles I have put together based on the work I have been doing with various organisations on digital strategy.
It focuses on the lessons we can all learn from a digital way of doing things - which is less about technology and tools…Continue
In Gwynedd, BT, Communities 2.0, Gwynedd Council, Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd and Citizens Online are working together to run the Get IT Together Programme, a community development approach to digital inclusion.
Get IT Together - Gwynedd Project Coordinator, Daniel Richards has been helping Caernarfon resident, Tanwen to use learn new IT skills to enable her to manage her benefit changes.
Tanwen was referred to the Get IT Together project by Cartrefi Cymunedol…
In a white paper jointly published today with channel shift experts, Trapeze Transformation, they say that current initiatives are unlikely to substantially reduce the…