Ed Garcez has been at the top in local authority IT for 14 years, after cutting his teeth first at Parity Consulting and British Airways. As Tri-borough CIO covering the councils of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, and Westminster for almost three years he managed a budget of more than £40m and a team of 150 as they worked to coordinate IT across the three boroughs. Since November 2016, he has applied this experience as chief digital and information officer across the three boroughs of Camden, Haringey and Islington, implementing a shared digital service under the target operating model.
James Robbins gives his top tips for retailers to exploit technology to gain an advantage over the competition
Computing speaks to a host of enterprises to discuss collaboration tools, staff well-being, and whether video or audio-only is preferable for meetings
Ed Garcez, Director of Transformation of Central Bedfordshire Council discusses how both the capital and rural communities have responded to the pandemic
Chris Middleton speaks to Ben Goward, ICT Director of Harrow Council, about the challenges of supporting a big organisation in lockdown – from a standing start