Media

Below is a selection of news articles about my reports and speeches:

Supporting the Tech / Digital Economy

Financial Times: North needs to retain its tech graduates, says think-tank
Computer Weekly: UK startups facing too many challenges, say entrepreneurs
BBC News: Elected mayors would prevent ‘brain drain’ from north


Need for Office of Data Responsibility

Computer Business Review: Exploring Britain’s Big Data heartbeat
Misco: The Big Data Issue: Think Tank Calls For New Office Of Responsibility
IT Pro: Gov urged to establish ‘Office of Data Responsibility
Computing: ICO alone isn’t enough to deal with big data issues, warns Policy Exchange


Digital Government

Ractoneur – (Times supplement): Are There Votes in Digital Policy?
Government Computing: Government details digital approach to budget challenge


Local Government Reform

Business Green: How could local government use technology to benefit the environment?
UKAuthority: Policy Exchange offers building blocks for local digital
LocalGov: Smarter use of technology could save councils £10bn, says think-tank
Public Finance: Smarter technology ‘could save councils £10bn’
The Daily Telegraph: Council tax could be paid with apps, report suggests
Computer Weekly: Is local government capable of the radical change it needs?


Ordnance Survey

Government Computing: Ordnance Survey shake-up backed for open data promise


How the internet could help combat loneliness amongst the elderly

The Times Leader Column: The Solitary Life
The Times: Web skills for the elderly
BBC News: Internet training would cut pensioner loneliness, says think tank
The Daily Mail: Call to spend £1bn teaching lonely elderly to go online: Influential think-tank believes training would help save millions for NHS and in state-subsidised care home places
ITV News: Training elderly to use internet ‘could tackle loneliness’
The Independent: Government should offer elderly lessons in the internet to encourage them to ‘discover life online’
The Daily Telegraph: Esther Rantzen: Britain is too busy to speak to older people
The Guardian: Loneliness is not a bug with a technological solution
ITV West Country: Internet helps pensioners conquer loneliness
Yorkshire Post: Eddie Copeland: Britain must become a digital nation
Yahoo! News: Growing old, not giving up: My generation will go on behaving badly until the day we snuff it!
LocalGov: Invest in digital skills to combat loneliness, think tank says

Eddie Copeland appeared on the Today Programme, 5Live and numerous regional and international radio programmes to discuss this recommendation.

Listen to Eddie speaking on Radio 4’s Today programme on 27 May 2014.


Technology Manifesto

Information Daily: What role will technology play in party manifestos for 2015?
The Daily Telegraph: Technology could save UK £24bn a year by 2020
Tech City News: Politicians must adopt the Tech Manifesto
ComputerWeekly: Why digital platforms make politicians unelectable
CloudPro: Parties urged to put digital technology at heart of policies
ComputerWorldUK: All political parties urged to focus on technology for 2015 election
The Guardian: Technology policy in an election year: stop pretending it’s technocratic
Business Cloud: Tech Manifesto launched
Government Computing: Put digital reform at heart of election manifestos, think tank urges
The Inquirer: Government could save £24bn a year through tech projects like electronic ID systems
Information Daily: Technology Manifesto – opportunities for government
Information Age: Better use of technology could save government £24 billion per year by 2020