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Tablet Loan Scheme

We have a successful laptop loan scheme running and are thinking of starting a tablet loan scheme.  Has anyone found any fundamental differences in loaning laptops and tablets?See More
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Craig Stephenson replied to Stacey Green's discussion Digital Inclusion Budgets
"Hi Stacey.  Link Group have a shared DI/Employability budget.  We use this for promos, recruiting for courses etc., but also for hardware, course costs etc.  However, where possible we apply for appropriate funding.  I can give…"
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Tablet Loan Scheme

Started by Craig Stephenson in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis on Wednesday. 3 Replies

We have a successful laptop loan scheme running and are thinking of starting a tablet loan scheme.  Has anyone found any fundamental differences in loaning laptops and tablets?Continue

Digital Inclusion Budgets

Started by Stacey Green in General discussion. Last reply by Craig Stephenson Dec 12. 1 Reply

Digital Inclusion colleagues... is anyone willing to share how their organisations budget for DI initiatives? My budget has increased significantly for 2015/16 and I'd like to be able to share with our ELT team what others are doing by way of…Continue

Tablet Review - Zoostorm Playtab

Started by James Lewis in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Nov 21. 7 Replies

We've bought some Zoostorm Playtab 10inch tablets for £80. MIxed impressions so far. For about another £15 we could have gotten the newer version and got 2GB RAM instead of 1, but a relatively generous 16GB storage (many budget tabs have 8 and 4GB…Continue

Talk Talk digital inclusion

Started by James Lewis in Resource Board. Last reply by James Lewis Nov 11. 4 Replies

Surprised no-one has posted this up on digi housing hub yet (apart from the twitter feed), so time to rectify that! Looks potentially a very exciting and useful way of getting more people online (and not through a ropey unreliable and restrictive 3G…Continue

Windows tablets or Android?

Started by James Lewis in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Oct 30. 11 Replies

You may have heard that Microsoft are now allowing tablet manufacturers to install Windows free of charge on smaller screen tablets - with sub-£100 options becoming available as a result, will these be a better option compared to Android…Continue

Tablets

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

Surveys

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

Blog Posts

Interesting blog post: How to transform social housing with the 'Internet of Things'

Posted by Lisa lee on November 25, 2014 at 9:00 1 Comment

Hi everyone, 

I've stumbled upon this interesting blog post by Roger Birkinshaw, Director of Housing, Capita software services business:

http://www.ukauthority.com/local-digital-news-blog/entry/5046/guest-blog-how-to-transform-social-housing-with-the-internet-of-things

It suggests that the internet could be used to control…

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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?

Thanks

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…

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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…

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