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Software for Local Authority Users

Software for Local Authority Users

28 November 2005

Ludi Simpson, Manchester University

Local authorities have statutory duties to make use of population and housing forecasts. While in-house software has successfully answered local priorities it has also been difficult to maintain. The established Chelmer Model and the more recent POPGROUP family provide off-the-peg software with long-term support.

This presentation focused on the design features of the Excel-based POPGROUP family of software, and its use by local authorities for Council areas and smaller areas.

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