Insight 2017-11-09T14:53:44+00:00

Research and Insight

THE RISE OF URBANTECH

How new technology is reinventing local public services

Summary:

Driven by severe budgetary pressures and rising citizen expectations, the UK could be poised for a period of widespread local innovation, propelled by startups and the most forward-thinking local councils. This report:

  • Explains the local government landscape and the drivers for change that are stimulating innovation
  • Explores past approaches to local council IT and technology spending
  • Details the latest technological trends that are providing new impetus for reform
  • Highlights the digital agendas of the most forward-thinking and digitally mature councils
  • Showcases the most innovative startups that are working with local government today
  • De-mystifies the procurement processes and sales cycles of local councils
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State of the UK GovTech Market

Unlocking the potential of startups to solve public problems

Summary:

Across the world, the modern state is undergoing an extraordinary transformation. A new generation of technology is changing the way governments engage with citizens. This report:

  • Gives a history of the UK GovTech market from 1997
  • Provides a comparison between the £6.6 billion UK FinTech and UK GovTech markets
  • Showcases the breadth of the UK-wide GovTech ecosystem which is emerging
  • Forecasts that the UK GovTech Market will reach £20 billion by 2025
  • Lists the Public 100: the most comprehensive list of UK GovTech firms
  • Shows that public sector sales cycles have become significantly less complicated
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