Peterborough City Council’s shift to the Amazon cloud will bring machine learning to social work …

When Richard Godfrey and the Digital Peterborough team were selling the idea of shifting Peterborough City Council’s IT infrastructure lock, stock and barrel over to the Amazon cloud, it wasn’t the potential cost savings in IT that won councillors over, but the potential operational savings that could be gleaned in all the different departments across the council. And what excited councillors on top of that was the prospect of being able to use predictive analytics – or machine learning – in order to help social workers better identify at-risk children, for example, and many other ways in which it could make the council more proactive in terms of service provision. Further reading “Our server room needed a fair bit of work in terms of refreshing quite a lot of equipment.…


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