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...
Scotland is set to reap the benefits from recent investments in data management, delegates at Socitm Scotland’s annual conference heard last week.
We talk to City of Edinburgh Council’s digital services manager about the opportunities presented by the speed of technological change.
The Child Protection Information Sharing project (CP-IS) is set to improve the way information is shared between health and social care teams nationally. Karen Reeve explains how the initiative is helping to protect vulnerable children in Swindon.
A chat with the corporate ICT manager at The Highland Council and SOCITM Scotland committee member, about promoting computer science in schools.
We hear from principal analyst programmer at Dumfries and Galloway Council about his current and future challenges.
We catch up with the head of connectivity, economy and data division in the digital directorate within the Scottish Government.
Aberdeen City Council’s digital transformation manager talks about his work on digital with other councils and companies.
We catch up with the head of ICT at Fife Council on the challenges he faces and his predictions for 2016.
Matt Foster explores how HMRC is looking to life after Aspire – the single biggest ICT deal in all of government.
Aberdeen City Council's head of ICT tells us what makes him tick and gives his digital predictions for 2016.
What lessons does the insourcing of ICT by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency provide for other public sector organisations?
Joel Dolisy suggests four ways to ensure network continuity despite cuts in public sector spending.
Tahiana Jefferis on how the implementation of a new SAP system has helped improve the productivity of her council's remote workers.
Can data be too open? Mark Rowe takes a look at the lessons for the public sector from Defra’s ambitious new initiative.
What are benefits that joint working can bring to government – and where do the challenges lie? A recent round table found out.
Farid Ouazzani on how the rise of the Cloud has affected the approach organisations are taking to backing up data.
Last week, hackers stole 13,134 email addresses from City of Edinburgh Council - professor Bill Buchanan of Edinburgh Napier University offers his verdict.
Tim Gibson assesses government efforts to protect public and private sectors alike from the threat posed by hackers.
Who is the man taking over from Francis Maude in charge of government digital strategy and procurement?
Josh Chambers looks at global examples for a clue as to how Whitehall can work with local governments to produce true “government as a platform”.
Governments across the world are increasingly using online games to train staff and engage with the public.