NHS calls for more developers to get involved in apps library

22 February 2018

More external assessors likely to be appointed as health service looks to become foremost provider of digital health tools

Treasury Committee to examine digital-currency regulation

22 February 2018

‘It is time Whitehall and Westminster understood cryptocurrency better’, committee member declares following period of extreme fluctuations

MPs tell government to invest in Defra IT systems to minimise Brexit disruption to imports and exports

22 February 2018

Environment select committee also calls on department to publish ‘sector-by-sector analysis of the impact of Brexit’

NHS organisations planning local IT-integration projects, research indicates

21 February 2018

Study from iGov Survey and BT reveals that most technology decision makers expect to integrate IT systems with other local bodies at some point in the next two years

Public-sector AI code of conduct published

21 February 2018

Nesta creates 10-strong list of principles it believes should define how government uses artificial intelligence and algorithms

Ex-DWP perm sec Devereux says digitisation got in the way of Universal Credit policy revamp

21 February 2018

Departing departmental chief claims that programme to reform welfare while driving services online should have ‘had a twin-track strategy from the start’

NHSmail to integrate with Office 365 to aid health-service data-sharing

20 February 2018

NHS Digital announces plan to integrate health-service email tool with Microsoft SaaS suite

EU data-protection agreement need not compromise Brexit trade deals – techUK CEO

19 February 2018

Trade body leader Julian David writes to international trade secretary Liam Fox to argue that the UK must adhere to data-protection rules to remain a tech-industry leader

How the University of Leeds is using digital to ‘break down the barriers’ between teachers and students

20 February 2018

The institution’s director of digital learning professor Neil Morris tells PublicTechnology about the range of online courses the university now offers to learners worldwide, as well as how technology is changing the classroom experience

Crown Hosting CEO: ‘We have taken away all the cloud excuses’

14 February 2018

PublicTechnology talks to Steve Hall about the framework’s achievements so far, its ambitions for its last year, and the secret to a successful public-private joint venture  

Interview: government chief security officer Campbell McCafferty on his mission to make government ‘the hardest target it can be’

12 February 2018

First-ever holder of GCSO post discusses how to remove barriers, break down siloes, and ‘deliver much more consistency’ in security strategy

Bringing Twitter into the classroom at the University of Nottingham

7 February 2018

Associate professor Dr Roger Kerry tells Gill Hitchcock that social media should be a natural part of higher education

Interview: NHS Digital director on ‘the power of technology to transform patient care’

26 January 2018

Eve Roodhouse talks to PublicTechnology about the organisation’s 2018 plans, the impact of WannaCry – and how an app has helped her family’s dental regime

Bursting the bubble – the ethics of political campaigning in an algorithmic age

24 January 2018

The ICO’s investigation into the use of data and analytics in campaigning is likely to prompt the creation of a new code of conduct for political parties, according to information commissioner Elizabeth Denham

Can digital ever replace a handshake?

21 February 2018

A recent remote meeting has left Arden University’s Dr Ben Silverstone asking if videoconferencing is an example of technology progressing more quickly than our ability to adapt to it

Does the UK need an IoT regulator?

15 February 2018

Marco Hogewoning of RIPE NCC examines what the government can do to ensure the internet of things sector has the right regulations and standards

Ensuring cybersecurity is vital for a driverless future

9 February 2018

Erik Silfversten and Nathan Ryan of RAND Europe discuss why built-in cybersecurity is as important a safety concern as any for manufacturers and legislators involved in the autonomous-vehicle space

The government’s Institute of Coding could help create a truly digital workforce

6 February 2018

James Milligan of Hays Digital Technology welcomes PM Theresa May’s investments in closing the technology skills gap

Government, the public, and tech firms must work together to beat the real problem of fake news

31 January 2018

Rachel Neaman of Corsham Institute believes that facing down the challenge of online misinformation needs a long-term and wide-ranging strategy 

The government needs a department for data

3 January 2018

Whitehall siloes should be broken by creating a centralised body to collate and oversee the use of data, believes Johan Hogsander of Transform