by Richard Steel

Directgov Innovation

Feb 04, 20091 min
IT Strategy

As part of her latest MBA assignment, my colleague, Priya, is conducting a survey, which aims to evaluate and compare the online shopping experiences of Ocado, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. If you can help-out, please click here to participate. Thanks from us both in anticipation of your support!

I met Ben Rowland of Tribal (formerly RSe) for a catch-up at his office near Tottenham Court Road. There are some potential areas of collaboration, and we’ll be meeting again in May to consider further – by when I hope we’ll be in a better position to resource any agreed action.

Technology and telecare could transform dementia services. A trial is planned in NeAT.

There is a “Directgov Innovate” site with a “School Closures Alpha Demonstrator” at to help answer quickly and simply which schools are open – in times of inclement weather, for example. (It’s closed for maintenance, as I write, ‘though.) I’ve added feeds from the site in the right column of this Blog.