Kahootz transforms shared services between local authorities

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 04-Sep-2017 08:00:00

Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council required a secure online platform to support shared services and to allow their project and programme teams to collaborate on documents.

They found that using a basic installation of SharePoint didn’t provide all they needed and that using email resulted in important changes to documents being missed. After trialling a number of platforms, Kahootz was chosen.

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Topics: public sector, news, case study

Kahootz makes secure file sharing easier for Local Partnerships

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 10-Jul-2017 08:00:00

To deliver projects and programmes for their public sector clients, Local Partnerships required a secure platform to share a large number of confidential documents.

They felt that their previous file sharing provider was not meeting their requirements. It was expensive, not user friendly and was very difficult to set up.

When their 12-month contract ran out, they were happy to review alternatives and soon decided to choose Kahootz.

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Topics: public sector, news, business file sharing, case study

Crossrail nurtures innovation with project extranet from Kahootz

Posted by John Glover on 27-Mar-2015 11:00:00

£14.8 billion in funding, 40 construction sites and 42 kilometres of new tunnels under London - Crossrail is the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. In January, the programme celebrated another milestone when one of its tunnelling machines broke through to Liverpool Street station.

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Topics: case study, cloud collaboration, project extranets

Case Study: Ministry of Justice introduce flexible online workspaces

Posted by John Glover on 01-Oct-2014 10:11:00

Simplifying early stage engagement on a common platform

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is currently creating a common platform that will integrate its business and technology systems, both internally and with partner organisations.

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, case study

Case Study: Collaborative procurement for ALTO

Posted by John Glover on 26-Sep-2014 10:05:00

...Fleetcol collaborative vehicle procurement

The Association of London Transport Officers (ALTO) is a long-established network for local authority transport officers from the thirty-two London boroughs and the Corporation of London. One of its main aims is to stimulate closer collaboration between councils to achieve efficiencies and improve the way services are run. These services are broad ranging and including logistics, fleet, engineering, safety, legal, environmental, purchasing and more.

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Topics: collaboration tools, procurement, case study

Post procurement delivery case study: Firelink

Posted by John Glover on 24-Sep-2014 10:03:00

...Easing the post procurement process with a cloud-based Management Information System

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Topics: workplace innovation, procurement, case study

Case study: Crossrail Contractor Innovation Portal

Posted by John Glover on 17-Sep-2014 09:54:00

Getting in Kahootz with suppliers to deliver post-procurement innovation

"Kahootz has made it easier and quicker for us to share sensitive information with restricted groups of individuals, while the email update function ensures all users are kept informed of the latest developments at all times. Kahootz is easy to use and we have been impressed with its reliability and ability to handle large documents."

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Topics: procurement, stakeholder engagement, case study

Digital by Default - Havant Borough Council #GiveITaGo

Posted by John Glover on 16-Sep-2013 12:43:00

When Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude published the UK Government’s Digital Strategy in November 2012, Havant Borough Council was quick to put some of its recommendations into practice.

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Topics: case study, digital by default

G-Cloud adoption of cloud collaboration services

Posted by John Glover on 26-Jun-2013 12:27:00

Although it is still early days for the UK G-Cloud, the initial signs regarding the take-up of cloud services and the opportunities for innovative and ambitious SMEs, like ourselves, are very promising.  Following on from my recent Blogs on price transparency and G-Cloud savings I thought you might like a glimpse of what we are seeing behind the scenes with regard to the adoption of Kahootz by G-Cloud ‘newbies’.

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Topics: collaboration tools, g-cloud, case study

Source cloud collaboration software & transform your way of working

Posted by John Glover on 21-Jun-2013 12:24:00

With the current squeeze on local authority budgets, and with staff needing to do more with less, developing shared services makes sound financial and strategic success. 

The key to doing it successfully is breaking down traditional barriers to collaboration. Meeting, travel and communication costs all need to be kept to a minimum, as do the demands on officer time. 

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Topics: public sector, g-cloud, case study