The London Office of Technology and Innovation

London local government's digital innovation community

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LOTI helps boroughs work together to bring the best of digital and data innovation to improve public services and outcomes for Londoners.

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Innovative participatory methods are transforming how councils serve their residents

Local government has had a trust and engagement problem. Tired methods are used to speak to the same people, designed so councils only hear what they expect to hear when it least inconveniences a decision they have already made. As …

by Sam Nutt
25 January 2023

How ordinary residents are creating Camden Council’s Data Charter

Over three weekends in January, Camden Council are running a Resident’s Panel with a group of local residents to reflect on, sense-check and make improvements to their Data Charter, which was created a year earlier. At LOTI, we’ve identified resident …

by Sam Nutt

Reflecting on the data ethics experiences of Amsterdam, New York and London

In December 2022, LOTI hosted a webinar on Data Ethics in Local Government. We wanted to bring together two cities from other countries, both at the forefront of establishing what responsible data innovation and data ethics look like, but both …

by Sam Nutt

3 ways for London Boroughs to engage with techUK

About techUK techUK is the trade association that brings together people, companies and organisations to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve. With over 940 members (the majority of which are SMEs) across the UK, techUK creates …

by Georgina Maratheftis
24 January 2023

A week in the life: Pan-London Information Governance Lead

I joined LOTI in October 2023 in the newly created role of Pan-London Information Governance Lead (PLIGL). In honour of Data Protection Day (28 January), I want to share insight into my first three months in post. First, a thank …

by Victoria Blyth

New Service Models in Adult Social Care Innovation Fund

LOTI is pleased to announce the launch of its New Service Models in Adult Social Care Innovation Fund. The Fund will make £200K available to LOTI boroughs and their partners to design and test new and innovative approaches to addressing …

by Eddie Copeland
18 January 2023

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