where social housing providers meet to help their residents embrace the web
Hi there - has any organisation that has looked at delivering free, end user, wifi encoutered problems with state aid when using public funds to pay for their schemes/initiaitves?Continue
The DigiHousingHub moderating team are looking at sprucing up the site a little in the coming weeks, both in terms of design and content.Obviously we want to make sure that you don't lose anything you find valuable about the site so I'd love to hear…Continue
Hi all- do any of you have any hourly costs for DI training in the community by exterbal traininers?i need some comparable figures for a benchmarking exercise i am doing.any info will be greatly appreciated thanks Continue
Sign-ups for Get Online Week 2014 are open now at http://j.mp/1mRoF25It'd be great to see some SHPs get on board - there were some really successful digital inclusion housing events last year, particularly some…Continue
I have been sourcing refurbished laptops from Social Telecoms for the last few months. We now have a waiting list of over thirty residents who want to take up the offer of equipment loan as part of our "Get Online" project.To avoid putting all my…Continue
Just revised our laptop/tablet learner agreement to make less wordy and more visual with icons highlighting key points. Might try and revise the equipment loan agreement too soon in a similar way - happy to share with anyone who might find usefulContinue
I have just been to a meeting with colleagues were discussing a project to install free WiFi into the communal areas/coffee rooms at our dozen or so sheltered schemes.Whilst running through the options regarding infastructure, broadband packages,…Continue
The Do you do digital? interactive test developed by Socitm in collaboration with The Information Daily invites people to answer nine questions about their organisation’s corporate commitment to digital and nine more about digital capability.Once…Continue
VERY quick set of questions for anyone else working in digital inclusion at their HA / ALMO (I'm helping at Housing Association career mentoring event on Monday - Ben is there anyway you could circulate this survey for me to members to answer…Continue
Please find a link below to the key findings from a digital inclusion pilot project carried out in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield City Council and supported by partners inclusing the Tinder Foundation, tenants and residents…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…
Nearly 9 million people around the UK have never been online and it’s thought just under half of those live in social housing. As a leading social housing and care provider, we’re always looking for ways to help our residents get to grips with modern day technology and we’ve introduced our Digital Communities programme to help us achieve this.
The digital inclusion…Continue