Bridging the digital skills gap

Bridging the digital skills gap

Our experience of recruiting digital staff at Stockport Council has clearly shown that the Digital Skills gap both in the workplace and wider community is growing. Talking to peers confirms that we are not alone in facing this problem. So what is the digital skills...
Doing our homework on school trips

Doing our homework on school trips

The User Experience (UX) team have recently been looking at the online booking process for school trips to Stockport’s tourist attractions, with the objective of improving the procedures for how schools book their trips and how we manage their bookings. Stockport has...
Digital Council?

Digital Council?

Stockport have been shortlisted for Digital Council of the Year by the Local Government Chronicle.  It’s a big award that we’d love to win, and great recognition for our hardworking teams, past and present. You can see a summary of some of the work that’s got us to...
Stockport’s Digital by Design

Stockport’s Digital by Design

Pam Smith took on the role of Chief Executive at Stockport Council at the start of September 2017. Here she talks to the MJ (Municipal Journal) about the Digital by Design programme. This article first appeared in ‘MJ’ 18th October 2017. I have been trying to get...