‘The government was correct not to bail out Carillion’, MPs conclude

17 May 2018

Parliamentary select committees publish report revealing that fallen outsourcer sent a £160m ‘ransom note’ to the government days before its collapse

Zuckerberg snubs MPs again

16 May 2018

DCMS committee continues to pursue Facebook CEO as chair says ‘we expected detail – we got excuses’

Report claims facial recognition is 95% inaccurate

15 May 2018

Police defends technology’s deployment as ICO increases scrutiny and campaign group calls for immediate cessation of use

Adzuna’s contract for government jobs service valued at £5.8m

15 May 2018

Outsourced deal to replace Universal Jobmatch worth almost £3m a year, award notice reveals

Home Office to revamp communications infrastructure

14 May 2018

Department issues contract notice seeking external supplier for two-year contract to install unified communications environment

The library where councils can borrow the building blocks of a ‘Lego’ government

18 May 2018

A number of large local authorities have already signed up to a new library for sharing service-design templates. PublicTechnology finds out more

Interview: Police ICT CEO on his drive for savings and standards

16 May 2018

Recently appointed boss Ian Bell discusses his mission to ‘repair trust’ in the company while helping forces get the most out of technology

Voice activation, service transformation, and deliberately delayed mortgages – six things we learned at Sprint 18

11 May 2018

The relaunched annual GDS event shone a light on the government’s key digital-transformation strategies and initiatives for the coming months and years. PublicTechnology went along to find out more

Using IT to unblock beds in Kent

4 May 2018

Kent County Council’s care leaders tell Gill Hitchcock about the IT system which flags pressures on services, identifies spare capacity, and helps avoid a crisis

 

'Now, 65p of every pound we spend is invested back into Manchester'

30 April 2018

Manchester City Council's CIO Bob Brown talks to PublicTechnology about the authority's transformation agenda and how it is ensuring the money it spends on IT goes back into the city

Ending the ‘brogrammer’ culture – how to close the gender gap

15 May 2018

Lucy Hocking of RAND Europe looks at the three main barriers preventing women from thriving in the STEM sector – and how they can be overcome

 

One year on, have the metro mayors delivered digital devolution?

5 May 2018

After 12 months in the job, the digital performance of the heads of the six city regions is assessed by Georgina Maratheftis of techUK

The core mission of GDS is to help government work better for everyone

3 May 2018

Ahead of next week’s Sprint 18 event, GDS director general Kevin Cunnington outlines the organisation’s focus areas for the coming months, and its achievements of the past two years

Why Scotland can become a beacon for shared services

27 April 2018

Paul Heath of McAfee believes Scottish NHS bodies could show lead the way in adopting a new form of purchasing

Transforming housing services for tenants in South Australia

22 April 2018

Alice Lawson from South Australia Housing Trust discusses how housing providers can better target their resources and design citizen-centric services

Focusing on ‘digital civic moments’ could create a truly joined-up government

15 April 2018

Peter Ford of Pegasytems believes Whitehall has both the necessary will and technology to achieve its ambitions of operating as a single entity