Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
Hackney’s head of digital Matthew Cain talks to Gill Hitchcock about redesigning parking permits...
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.
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.