AVDC win Digital Transformation of the Year

15 Jun 2017

Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) have won Digital Transformation of the Year at the Professional Service Management Awards 2017! The council won the award for its successful and innovative digital transformation.

AVDC is focused on making ongoing digital improvements in order to become more efficient and make life easier for residents. Projects include the redesign of the website and creation of the hugely popular self-serve online account, Aylesbury Vale My Account, which has over 37,000 users so far.

The introduction of a webchat service has already saved over £35,000 and great progress is being made towards harnessing the power of AI to help residents. AVDC’s award-winning digital work aims to provide residents and businesses with an easy, flexible, efficient and thoroughly modern service.

Janet Blake, AVDC Cabinet Member for Business Transformation commented: “I’m delighted the great digital work going on at AVDC is once again being recognised. While putting our residents at the heart of our transformation we’ve managed to improve services and achieve some great savings. We won’t be resting on our laurels and our work is far from done, but awards such at this confirm that we’re on the right track”.

This award shows how AVDC is putting digital solutions into practice to improve service delivery for their customers. On 27 June, the council will be hosting a Digital by Design conference where they will share their digital journey, challenges they have faced, the lessons learnt and their plans for the future.

This conference will provide essential insight for anyone involved with strategy, development and delivery of digital solutions to drive change for residents, communities and staff, while delivering a sustainable future for their organisation. For more information visit www.aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk/digitalbydesign

AVDC have also been shortlisted amongst the ten top digital councils in the country at the Digital Leaders 100 Awards. The overall winner of Digital Council of the Year will be announced on Thursday 22 June. www.digileaders100.com

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