Local Digital Project: Chatbots and AI

Announcing our delivery partner - Torchbox

We’re more than a little excited to announce our delivery partner for the projectTorchbox logo

After making it through to the final five suppliers from the 44 applications received, Torchbox impressed the assessment panel with their proposal submission. In particular;

Meeting Tom

Those of us who attended the Agile for Teams training were lucky enough to meet Torchbox Technical Director, Tom Dyson, who dropped in to get to know us ahead of the project kicking off properly.

Tom gave us an insight into the development of AI, and how larger platforms are making this easily accessible to organisations to get started quickly and at low costs.

He told us how excited his team was about working on this project ;

We’re delighted to be partnering with the 12 councils participating in this very exciting project - everyone at Torchbox is clamouring to be involved!

Chatbots and AI are glamorous topics in the IT world, but our teams of researchers and technologists are committed to seeking practical solutions to help local authorities improve the lives of their residents in sensible, cost-effective ways.

More information

Torchbox are a full-stack agency that focus on the nonprofit, higher education and health sectors.

Formerly a Drupal agency they developed their own CMS, Wagtail, in 2014 and are expanding into the AI sector.

Torchbox was named as one of the UK’s Best Small Companies to Work For in 2017.