ADSO represents staff working across all areas of democratic support in local authorities, joint authorities and employers’ organisations. With over 900 members, we have grown from strength to strength and are now the nationally recognised professional body for the Democratic Services sector. We are committed to promoting excellence, promoting the sector and providing a comprehensive range of high quality learning and development opportunities at low cost
ADSO Blog – The 2014 ADSO Conference is fast approaching and we have just launched our blog. You can view it here: https://adsoconference2014.wordpress.com/
Check it out here to share your thoughts about the conference sessions and network in advance of the conference and if you are unable to attend, on the day itself.
2014 ADSO Conference Sponsors
modern.gov, the leading committee decisions management system has been at the forefront of delivering e-democracy systems to local government for over thirteen years.
Please contact us so we can show you the benefits, and extensive list of features developed alongside local government officers, already being enjoyed by over 200 authorities.
Audiominutes simplifies live audio broadcasting and archive playback of public meetings over the Internet. Our bespoke Chairman’s Console controls the stream and displays listener numbers. Links to commonly used CMS systems means that agenda items can be tagged to simplify search. Audiominutes can be operated without specialist knowledge or dedicated staff
Link Support Services UK Ltd is one of the longest serving providers of elected member development services serving many UK Councils.
Founded by qualified trainer and former Birmingham City Councillor David McGrath in 1994, Link provides a comprehensive range of in house training courses for members – from Chairing and Scrutiny Skills to Media interviews, community leadership and advocacy, speed reading and first citizen coaching
Public-i is the leading provider of strategies and technologies for connecting communities. Having originally pioneered webcasting in the public sector and continued to provide the gold standard of streaming service, we’ve also developed a wider suite of digital tools and strategic solutions to fully support democratic processes. Valuing openness and innovation, we provide digitally-led solutions for effective public engagement.
CMIS is comprehensive democratic services software for local authorities and other public bodies. It can manage everything from committee agendas and minutes, to full member and decision-management.
CMIS enables you to meet – and exceed – standards for access, transparency and accountability, while saving both time and costs. Thanks to its unique flexibility and modular design, CMIS can be easily tailored to your specific democratic systems and decision-making processes, minimising disruption and ensuring you start seeing benefits from day one.