Digital Public Service Innovation of the Year

The Digital Transformation of Public Services in the UK remains a key part of the modernisation of Public Services from Central and Local Government; to Health and blue light services. This award is for a public sector product or service that has shown an innovative approach during the last year that has seen measurable impact and outcomes.

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Digital Transactional Toolkit

The Digital Transformation Toolkit delivers a platform through which the Digital Transformation Service can rapidly deploy digital public services
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Digital Transactional Toolkit by the Digital Transformation Service
The Digital Transformation Toolkit delivers a platform through which the Digital Transformation Service can rapidly deploy digital public services, rapidly and cost effectively to meet the needs of citizens. The toolkit has delivered over 25 services, £1.7M savings and increased the ability of the public to interact with Government online. Links to more information:

Check Your State Pension

A digital service that gives people a personalised view of the state pension they can expect to get when they retire.
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Check Your State Pension
Check Your State Pension is a new online service, available to around 45 million people both in the UK and overseas. It provides customers with an efficient way to access a joined-up view of their National Insurance and state pension provision, enabling them to plan better for their retirement. DWP Digital colleagues worked together in a multi-disciplinary team to build the service using agile ways of working. Links to more information:

Pocketbook

Pocketbook is a mobile first, user led communications tool that has revolutionised the way the organisation works
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Pocketbook
Pocketbook is much more then Avon and Somerset Constabulary's new intranet. It is a mobile first, user led communications tool that has revolutionised the way the organisation works. Combining modern social communication tools with content written for the web the organisation now have a tool that truly aids them in their work. Links to more information:

CivTech®

CivTech is the world's first Government-run accelerator for pan-sector digital public services
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CivTech
CivTech's mission is to drive innovation in the public sector by connecting it to the nation's tech talent, particularly SMEs and start-ups which, though sources of huge innovation, are rarely engaged by the public sector. CivTech has twin aims of delivering of better public services, and providing economic development opportunities for the private sector through the zenith of innovation. Links to more information:

Online Fitness To Drive Service

DVLA's digital medical notification service offers a quick and secure way for drivers to declare if they have a condition that may affect their ability to drive safely
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Online Fitness To Drive Service

DVLA's digital medical notification service offers a quick and secure way for drivers to declare if they have a condition that may affect their ability to drive safely. The easy to use service covers over 200 medical conditions and offers instant licensing advice, helping to keep our roads safe.

DVLA's Fitness to Drive Project has successfully delivered an innovative digital service, allowing car and motorcycle drivers to notify medical conditions and renew short-term driving licences, online. The consideration whether a driver is medically fit to drive can be a complex and highly sensitive additional tier in the driving licence process, making this a landmark success for the DVLA.  In addition, it was the first project delivered using internal IT resource, since DVLA brought its IT skills and resource in-house.

DigitalBoost

DigitalBoost is a programme with the aim of delivering services to SMEs, to provide them with advanced digital advice
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DigitalBoost
Business Gateway / COSLA - DigitalBoost DigitalBoost is a programme with the principal aim of delivering services to small to medium enterprises, to provide them with advanced digital advice, offering them development of their technical ability. Created in collaboration with Business Gateway, Digital Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the 32 Scottish Local Authorities, the programme enables SMEs to access a range of online support such as a digital healthcheck, comprehensive guides on multiple key digital themes and coming very soon a selection of online tutorial videos. But we have not stepped away from face to face engagement either. The programme has so far delivered over 900 workshops across Scotland, engaging with over 6000 entrepreneurs. As well as offering an expert adviser support package that allows citizens to get up to 21hrs of guidance on whatever digital topic they need. Links to more information:  

Companies House Service (CHS)

The Companies House Service allows third party applications to access the same data and functionality that underpins the web service
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Companies House Service (CHS)
Built around a public, RESTful API, the Companies House Service allows third party applications to access the same data and functionality that underpins the web service, with free access to company data generating 15m data requests per day by over 300k unique web users and 4,000 third party applications. Links to more information:

City As A Platform

The 'City as a Platform' concept ensures a holistic cross agency approach that is achieving life-changing outcomes for people
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City As A Platform
Over the last 12 months, Leeds City Council has led and shaped a range of innovative Digital and Information strategies and services across the Leeds based health and care organisations. The 'City as a Platform' concept ensures a holistic cross agency approach that is achieving life-changing outcomes for people.

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I want to fish

Defra has launched a new digital service for fishing rod licence sales to make it as easy as possible for people to go fishing
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I want to fish service
Defra has launched a new digital service for fishing rod licence sales to make it as easy as possible for people to go fishing. Defra currently issues around 1.2 million fishing rod licences every year 'generating £21 million in revenue. In February 2017 we launched a new service on gov.uk for buying rod licences online 'previously users went to different places based on what type of fishing they did. During development, we engaged with 50,000 users to understand the complete user journey 'to make it easy as possible for anyone between 12-80+ years to go fishing. Links to more information:

Blue Badge Application

Digital transformation of CCC's blue badge application process, improving user experience and reducing costs.
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Blue Badge Application

Cambridge County Council and LGSS Digital have digitally transformed CCC's blue badge application process. The use of clever integration and efficient automation has helped to redefine the end to end process, delivering radical improvements to user experience, enabled citizens to receive their badge quicker and has reduced the service cost.