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The strategy of portfolio consolidation based on disposal and renewal through new building investment is being severely tested in the current economic climate where disposal proceeds have receded along with cheap financing and revenue streams. Therefore strategy is now focussed on “squeezing the portfolio”, optimising what exists or cannot be exited, including subletting to the market, to outsourced suppliers or to charities, “mothballing” or de-servicing space (even demolition). There is also an increasing and irresistible movement within the public sector towards sharing space and resources through initiatives like Total Place.
This just seems to be the same type of technology that we use for our remote access tokens. The only possible difference might be that they are combining it with wireless access dongles so people can access the network from their laptops anywhere.
It’s promoting a technology solution but the other HR / H&S issues etc have still to be addressed.
This video looks at how Hampshire County Council has worked with Juniper Networks to implement a secure remote access solution called Hanstnet Passport. The passport system has reduced the need for travel and substantially saved on office space by enabling staff to work from home and multiple office locations.
Click here to view the video on the localgov.tv site: http://www.localgov.tv/HampshireCC
Working with Juniper Networks has also enabled the council to safeguard sensitive data stored on shared networks thereby improving collaboration with external partners without compromising security.
This isÂ Wakefield Worksmart video which was shown at theÂ Nomad Scotland Mobile & Flexible Working Conference in October.
Wakefield videoÂ Â NOTE: the music is atrocious!!
The video shows how Wakefield’s Worksmart programme looked at how the Council worked and allowed it to rationalise the number of buildings it utilises and how it transformed the way services are deliveredÂ NOTE: the music is atrocious!!Â