This page provides resources that will be of use and interest to LIS. More resources will added as they are developed and identified.
LIS value assessment toolThis value assessment tool enables managers of local information systems to enter data about their system and obtain an estimate of the value of information that their system provides to users. The value that users attach to system use has been robustly calculated during interviews and an online user survey. The tool also provides feedback to system managers about the usability and utility of systems.
Exploring information sharing activities: Regional Observatories and Local Information SystemsThis document provides a brief informal overview of the information sharing activities of the English Regional Observatories (RO), with a particular focus on working with Local Information Systems (LIS). The report provides concise profiles for each of the nine Regional Observatories, their purpose and functions and, if known, highlights any LIS data sharing experience. The report may be of use to local partners wishing to develop an LIS by highlighting regional support and knowledge.
LIS Development ToolLIS Development Tool Guidance AnnexThe Local Information System (LIS) Development Tool is an interactive guidance tool to support local authorities and their partners to develop or update their LIS. The tool guides users through the Strategic Needs, Scoping and Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation stages. The tool has captured the experience and knowledge of existing LIS and stakeholders to provide useful advice and reference materials.