England & Wales, Global, Scotland Covid-19 , Health and social care , Technology

An unexpected side-effect of Covid-19: accelerating the use of data. What can councils learn?

Summary

Councils have responded to the challenges of Covid-19 by making much better use of data and innovation. Innovative uses include joining up their own datasets, creating new data sharing techniques, using data from private companies to monitor pedestrian flows and analysing CCTV footage to improve social distancing on public transport.

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