Our Portfolio

Over the years we have created innovative, cross-sector partnerships to promote digital inclusion and related issues such as e-learning, the uptake of e-government services, employability, job creation, community cohesion and social inclusion.

The table below highlights some of our partnerships and achievements over the past 16 years.

Test and learn Digital Resilience pilotsThe Big Lottery Fund2016
Community Fibre partnership independent validationBT2016
Digital Skills strategy developmentBT2016
Baseline development for rural Northern IrelandNIDirect2016
Social media skills trainingS Flook2016
Digital skills evaluation workCosmic 2015
Evaluation of a digital champions approachHyde Housing2015
Development work for test and learn pilotThe Big Lottery Fund2015
Digital Inclusion in rural Carmarthenshire West Wales European Centre 2015
The case for a systemic approach to digital skillsCitizens Online2014
Digital participation mapping workshopNorth Hertfordshire Homes2014
Digital inclusion strategic advice and workshopsBrighton and Hove2014 - 2015
Workshop on digital inclusion strategiesStaffordshire Rural Homes2013
Delivery of digital inclusion sessionsSanctuary Housing2013
Monitoring work on a digital inclusion programmeDevon County Council2013-2014
Support to develop a digital inclusion strategyParagon Housing2013-2014
Workshop on digital inclusion strategiesNorwich County Council2013-2014
Scoping an Awards Scheme for small businesses and social enterprises in the Highlands and IslandsHighlands and Islands Enterprise2013
Review of Welfare ReformBT2013
What next for BT’s Connected Society? Strategic reviewBT2013
Managing and supporting a DI volunteering pilotViridian Housing2013
Supporting Digital by Default AgendaDCJCP2013
Workshop on welfare reform agendaParagon Housing2012
EU e-inclusion awards European Commission2012
Delivery of Get IT Together programmeBT2011-2014
Delivery and consultancy support on a commercial offering for housing associationsBT2011
Consultancy on Digital Inclusion strategies for a Housing AssociationGlasgow Housing Association (GHA)2011
Consultancy to develop a Digital Inclusion CSR strategyBT2010
Focus group interviews on Virgin Media free broadband offeringe-Learning Foundation2009
Support to develop bid to EC for inclusive e-Government EU partnershipMK Council2009
Digital Inclusion Advisor work for local authoritiesRIEP2009
Inclusive e-Government research, the EC contextDC10plus2009
Procurement support for pan Wales Communities 2.0 programmeWAG2008/2009
EU e-inclusion initiative support for pan European awards scheme and communications work with Key20 MediaEuropean Commission DG Information Society 2008/2009
Keeping IT in the family - children as educators using informal comic based toolkit Digital Birmingham/Becta2008
Digital Exclusion Profiling of Vulnerable groups to assess the role of ICT in overcoming disadvantage. Wth NATCENDCLG2008
A mapping and recommendation study of key strategic Partners in the FE and Skills sector and their influence on e-maturity and embedding ICT, with MRM Solutions and MirandaNetBecta2007
Investigating the potential of ICT to raise the attainment and aspirations of disadvantaged and disaffected young people. With LSE and e-Learning FoundationBecta2007
Swindon Borough Council digital strategy consultancy workSwindon Borough Council 2007
Storyboards to promote intergenerational teaching of ICT skills, younger to older peopleMicrosoft / Digital Birmingham2007, ongoing
Developing sustainable cost recovery approaches for the Investing in Communities’ Laptop Loan SchemeGreater Cambridge Partnership2007
Norfolk digital challenge bid, an inclusion and voluntary sector reviewNorfolk County Council2006
Inclusion Through Innovation, using technology to address exclusion, support to report developmentCabinet Office2005
Everybody Online Hub, to disseminate and communicate digital inclusion thinking and activity throughout the social inclusion sectorMicrosoft2005 - 2007
Accessible Access Channels - highly interactive workshops to create dialogue on customer centric service deliveryIDeA2005
Home Computer Initiative tender management (tax exemptions for purchase of ICT for home use)GLA / London Connects2005
Communities@One concept bid: using ICT in 27 rural and disadvantaged communitiesWelsh Assembly2005, ongoing
Exclusion and e-Government, in partnership with IECRC, survey review of local delivery of online services and digital inclusionIDeA2005
Intel EU marketing group brainstorm and interactive workshop, looking at the ageing population as a market opportunity for product and market developmentIntel2004
Digital Equality, in house review of activity on the digital inclusion agendaCitizens Online / BITC2004
Community Connections (award scheme) in depth review of the scheme involving substantial qualitative & qualitative researchBT2003 and 2005
Awards development: 3 separate small grants schemes aimed at community and schools ICT projects, instigation, project management and marketingAOL, TalkTalk, Microsoft2003, ongoing
London Internet Issues and Initiatives, examination of the impact on and use of the Internet by socially excluded groups in LondonGLA, BT, LC, LDA, IECRC2002
Digital Divide in a World City, review and recommendations for research and strategy development for LondonGLA, LDA, LC, IECRC2002
EverybodyOnline: our major delivery programme of 25 3 year long digital inclusion projects, sponsored by BT BT2002 - present
Corporate Social Responsibility in the IT Sector with IECRC: publicationMicrosoft 2001
Online Freedom and Safety for Children: publicationLSE & IPPR2001
Realising Democracy Online: publicationIPPR2001
Universal Internet Access – a Realistic View: publicationIPPR2000

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