East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hertfordshire County Council and West Lothian Community Health & Care Partnership have been selected as finalists for the 2006 Local Government IT Excellence Awards.
The awards, organised by local authority IT managers organisation Socitm and sponsored by Computer Weekly, highlight the use of best practice in public services.
The winner will be announced at the Socitm Annual Conference in Harrogate on 3 October.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s project was selected for its innovative approach to improving customer access, usability and efficiency of the management of events, facilities and activities in the council’s venues and communities.
Hertfordshire County Council’s work on the nationally sponsored schools eAdmissions project was chosen because it involved delivering an electronic service across 150 local authorities in England.
West Lothian Community Health and Care Partnership was shortlisted for its C-me application. The software was developed to improve the delivery of services to children through a shared information system used by West Lothian Council Social Services, NHS Lothian, West Lothian Education Schools and Services, Lothian and Borders Police and the Scottish Children’s Reporters Office.
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