Axiell is the leading supplier of IT systems and services to public libraries and the global leader for collections management solutions. Axiell serves libraries, schools, archives, museums and authorities with technically advanced and innovative solutions developed in close cooperation with its customers. Axiell UK currently serves over 700 library and collections management customers.
The Local CIO Council represents chief information officers working in local public services. It was originally set up at the request of the Cabinet Office and is managed by Socitm. It meets three times a year to agree and advocate policies on how information, technology and digital services can be deployed to deliver better value.
The Society of Chief Librarians advocates for continuous improvement of local public library services. In January 2016 the report it commissioned to plot a digital roadmap for the public libraries of England was published, with its recommendation that a £20m investment be made in a unified digital platform for English libraries.
Socitm is a society for IT practitioners in the public sector. It helps them network, provide consultancy, and produce research into how they can save money and innovate despite budget cuts and ultimately deliver effective digital technology and service.
The Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) works with clients to create digital media that is accessible to all members of a population, and meets best practice accessibility standards and legislation.
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management is the association for wastes management professionals. It has been a partner in the pioneering Local Waste Service Standards Project which, with support from the Department of Communities and a group of councils has been piloting a method for local government to co-create digital assets and standards.
Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands provides an extensive programme of support and capacity building for improvement and efficiency, and acts as a catalyst for collaborative working across all authorities and partnerships in the West Midlands
techUK is the industry voice of the UK tech sector, representing more than 900 companies, from innovative start-ups to leading FTSE 100 companies. techUK has an active public sector programme which connects local, central government and health and social care stakeholders with suppliers of all sizes to access innovative tech services to transform public services.