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John Popham replied to Andrew Filer's discussion Tablets
"Matt, you should have a look at what Halton Housing are doing I live-streamed their #DigitalFirst event a couple of weeks ago, and all the material is at ;"
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Matt Nelson replied to Andrew Filer's discussion Tablets
"Kind of on topic! We are thinking of providing some of our involved residents, (those who do a lot of "higher end" stuff with us), a tablet. The aim is to move them towards a paperless system and improve communication between us and them,…"
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Started by Andrew Filer in Technology. Last reply by Matt Nelson Oct 16. 14 Replies

Hi,We are looking at developing a loan/buy scheme for tablets, and wondered whether anyone had any good practice in terms of the management of this sort of thing such as with eligibility criteria, agreements etc used, and also what tablets would…Continue


Started by Andrew Filer in Strategy. Last reply by Andrew Filer Oct 8. 2 Replies

Hi, We are looking at doing a survey to our tenants to get some baseline figures so that we can take the best approach to help combat Digital Inclusion, and wondered if anybody had any good examples of surveys that they have sent out, they would be…Continue

Blog Post: Digital Transformation in Social Housing

Started by Lisa lee in General discussion Sep 29. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, Recently, Sheffield-based IT company Technophobia have released a really informative blog post about digital transormation in social housing.Check it out here: …Continue

Argos CSR programme for social housing (tablets)- any ideas?

Started by Daniel McGuinness in General discussion. Last reply by Vicky Lawson Sep 25. 3 Replies

Hello there! a colleague has just been telling me about a discussion at last Thursday's Digital Inclusion workshop about the imminent launch of a CSR programme by Argos to improve access to lo-cost tablets for social housing tenants; has anyone seen…Continue

Supported Housing Digital Inclusion (Pilot) write ups

Started by Peter Grace in General discussion. Last reply by Craig Stephenson Sep 18. 8 Replies

Hi All,Does anyone have any write ups for projects involving the provision of access (broadband & equipment) to supported housing schemes that they could share with me?The initial pilot phase of our own project around this is shortly coming to…Continue

Any Digital Inclusion Pilot Program Write-Ups

Started by James Burton in General discussion. Last reply by Julian Norton Sep 16. 3 Replies

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

Interesting Article: How to Use Social Media to Build Online Communities for Housing Residents

Started by Lisa lee in General discussion Sep 9. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, I have come across another article singing the praises of using Facebook to engage tenants of social housing. …Continue

Get Online Week

Started by Maria Soleil in General discussion. Last reply by Len Rice Sep 29. 5 Replies

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

Broadband specialist Keycom helps housing association get online

Started by Lisa lee in General discussion. Last reply by John Popham Aug 29. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, Interesting article posted on yesterday: …Continue

Blog Posts

Community Based WI-FI

Posted by Michaela Charles-Dawkins on September 23, 2014 at 12:37 3 Comments

Hi all,

I’m researching a number of options in terms of providing community based WI-FI on estates.  I was wondering whether anyone else is considering this as an option to increase residents' digital inclusion? If so what providers are you using?


Free digital strategy webinar

Posted by Dave Briggs on August 17, 2014 at 20:07 0 Comments

There was a lot of interest in my last webinar on Think Digital, where I talked through the ten principles fairly briefly, just to give folk an overview of what I am on about.

I think it’s time to go into more detail about how you can make this happen, so…


Think Digital

Posted by Dave Briggs on July 30, 2014 at 17:02 0 Comments

Hi everyone

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…


Digital skills training helps overcome benefit changes

Posted by Laura Simpson on July 16, 2014 at 17:20 0 Comments

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…


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