Collaboration using Agile Digital Platforms: Greater Manchester Combined Authority Early Years Project

This webinar, recorded during LocalGovCamp LOCKDOWN, provided an overview of how different areas of the business can collaborate to create enterprise grade applications in excess of 7 times faster than traditional development with 70% less people.

In this look at the use of no code / low code capability, we were joined by representatives from GMCA who spoke about how they have created at digital platform to benefit the whole of their region. They discussed how they have developed an application to address a key mayoral priority and help 200,000 families through the creation of the Early Years application.




Bury and Rochdale Councils go live with Early Years App

Two councils in Greater Manchester have begun to use a new app for digitising early years assessments of young children.

It is built on the Greater Manchester Digital Platform, which was created last year to support information sharing in health and social care in the city, using the Mendix low code platform for software development

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is first in UK to trial new technology aimed at giving children the best start in life


  • New technology will help to give children in Greater Manchester the best start in life
  • UK first ‘Early Years’ app launched as city-region’s Digital Blueprint is revealed
  • Creator of the World Wide Web Sir Tim Berners-Lee is collaborating with GMCA on digital platform

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