Breaking out of the silo – a case study

Improvement and Development Agency logoThe West Midlands Regional Observatory is an excellent example of cross-organisation and cross-departmental working, according to a recent case study by the Improvement & Development Agency (I&DeA).

According to the study, the Observatory is a rich resource providing information, knowledge and expertise to a range of audiences.

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Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands seek local improvement advisors

Improvement & Development Agency logoImprovement and Efficiency West Midlands are recruiting local improvement advisors to help advise and support Local Strategic Partnerships around the following specialisms:

  • Adult health and wellbeing
  • Financial management
  • Data sharing
  • Climate change and environmental leadership

Person specification and application forms are available from the Improvement and Development Agency.

Closing date: 5pm on 15 April 2009

Purchase of Information Project: a survey of lifestyle data [UPDATED – 23.09.08]

Purchase of Information Project – Have you considered, used or purchased ‘lifestyle’ customer insight information?

The Local Government Information House (LGIH) and the Improvement & Development Agency (IDeA) are launching a research project into the purchase and use of ‘lifestyle’ customer insight information in the public sector. They need your help!

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