Start-up exec turned local councillor urges peers to follow his lead

15 September 2017

Niraj Dattani of Harrow Council and Spacehive predicts London 2018 elections could see a number of candidates from the tech world

Digital chief lifts lid on how HMRC pulled off the biggest tax change in 70 years without anyone noticing

15 September 2017

Interim CDIO Mike Potter also discusses how the department is leading the way on mobile apps and blockchain, and why he wants a tax service built around life events

HMRC nabs Microsoft bigwig Jacky Wright as new CDIO

14 September 2017

Department celebrates appointment of ‘exceptional’ former BP and GE executive as new digital leader

How Birmingham City Council ditched ‘vanity projects’ and transformed its white-elephant website

20 September 2017

Council’s assistant director of customer services tells PublicTechnology how Europe’s largest local authority asked youthful citizens to help it build an online home that is fit for purpose

Accessibility for all

8 September 2017

Nick Bauer of Gloucestershire County Council writes an account of the authority’s drive to make public transport more accessible for all travellers

Digitising Flintshire – a collective approach to transformation

5 September 2017

Flintshire County Council chief officers talk to Gill Hitchcock about their joint responsibilities for a five-year digitisation programme

Interview: DWP's Kit Collingwood-Richardson on One Team Government and bridging Whitehall's digital divide

29 August 2017

The One Team Government movement has big ambitions to reform how Whitehall works by getting different professions and departments to work better together. PublicTechnology meets its co-founder Kit Collingwood-Richardson to find out more

DVLA chief Oliver Morley on the agency’s vision for a digital future

21 August 2017

The CEO of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency talks to our sister site Civil Service World about the move towards digital services and the potential impact of pay restraint 

The three-step plan to implementing successful e-government

20 September 2017

The UK is a digital government leader, but can still learn from others, argues Richard Whomes of Rocket Software

All-male committee would be harmful to science

14 September 2017

Sarah Main of the Campaign for Science and Engineering urges parliament to recognise its responsibility in serving as a figurehead for scientific debate
 

 

Brexit and data regulation: what next for data sharing and the GDPR?

4 September 2017

Dods political consultant Andrew McQuillan explores government’s position on data regulation post-Brexit, highlighting potential pitfalls as well as opportunities