Interview: Conservative peer Chris Holmes calls for a considered but can-do attitude from government on blockchain
Two sides to the BitCoin? Conservative peer Chris Holmes talks to Rebecca Hill about being positive about blockchain’s potential for public services without seeing it as a ‘wonder drug’.
A digital front door: Cornwall council’s plan to make up for underinvestment and a failed supplier partnership
At the start of the year, Cornwall Council’s cabinet approved an £18m digital improvement plan...
Interview: GDS leader Kevin Cunnington on 'self-help groups', spend controls and cold water swimming
After a tumultuous first six months as director general of the Government Digital Service, Kevin...
Public sector ICT experts gathered to discuss the steps required if cloud is to become a firm fixture in Scotland's public sector
Three London councils are set for an ICT partnership predicted to save £6m a year, but success will require transparency, continual assessment and an exit plan for each authority. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Nottinghamshire County Council’s legal team has created its own system for providing digital court bundles, and helped deliver a multimillion-pound package of annual efficiencies in the process. Gill Hitchcock reports.
The Tinder Foundation chief executive and self-proclaimed “digital evangelist” Helen Milner tells on how digital inclusion efforts can help people access public services online.
The National Clinical Strategy for Scotland is the latest strategy to outline a key role for digital technology in delivering health care.
A review of digitalisation in Welsh local government calls for leadership, collaboration and a tight timetable to bring councils up-to-date. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Interview: Bexley Council's ICT chief on how a new managed services contract will save £9m but maintain core infrastructure
Big savings and business continuity are key to the London Borough of Bexley’s new technology agreement. Gill Hitchcock talks to the council’s ICT chief Graham Ward.
With almost two-thirds of over-75s offline, Gill Hitchcock looks into why councils must put accessibility and channel choice at the heart of IT development
While councils contemplate library cuts, Gill Hitchcock finds out how Peterborough has used an integrated system to save £305,000 and keep its 10 libraries open
Rolling out text alerts, sorting out "crap" government IT, cleaning up data, and trying to recruit skilled people when the money's tight — there's plenty going on in the world of government digital, as Matt Foster found at the Government Digital Service's annual gathering.
Bridging the digital divide can transform and empower people and help boost economic growth according to a new study.
Why watchdogs are warning that councils need more time and information to make digital delivery of Universal Credit a success.
Ahead of his speech at the Socitm Spring Conference, Councillor Theo Blackwell explains Camden's blue sky approach to improving access.
Understanding the potential of the new, connected environment is essential, say digital technology experts.
Gareth Richards explains how the ability to share information more simply is delivering dramatic time savings for youth services teams in Southend and helping staff to make more informed decisions.
We catch up with Government Digital Service executive director Stephen Foreshew-Cain about the issues facing his organisation in 2016.
What lessons can local authorities learn from the Ministry of Justice's digital unit in running digital projects? Martin Oliver explains.
How easy is it for a very small council to implement transformation through technology? John Munro, ICT manager at Clackmannanshire Council talks to ...
We catch up with the chief information officer at City of Edinburgh Council about the challenges she expects to face in 2016.
Natalie Taylor, senior manager for digital transformation at the Greater London Authority describes how she has applied learning from the Government Digital Service to build a new website.
New European data legislation demands a delicate balance between the needs of the many and the needs of the individual, says Colin Mackay.