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...
Phil Neal lists the ways technology can help improve early intervention decisions by local authorities.
A guide to help local authorities understand the threat from cyber attacks, produced by central government.
How strong support from the leaders of a public service body gave staff the courage to create a successful social media campaign.
A majority of UK parliamentarians believe that UK public sector data should be securely processed in this country - what do councils need to consider when procuring data storage services?
Government deputy chief technology officer Magnus Falk outlines what government organisations should be doing to improve digital services.
How will a new guide to procuring cloud services for government help the private sector? Ian Murphy takes a look.
Channel shift also requires a step change in attitude towards customer service from the public sector, according to a recent webchat.
A recent round table assessed the potential of digital and data in transforming, enhancing and reimagining healthcare.
A survey of UK Parliamentarians shows there is significant concern that offshoring data is hindering local government cloud.
A recent round table explored how replacing big outsourced IT contracts with more flexible, managed “tower” arrangements has impacted government’s use of technology.
Marc Hobell on how location intelligence technology is helping one Somerset council prepare for a repeat of last year’s flooding.
Scarborough Borough Council’s deputy chief executive, Hilary Jones, discusses the development of its ‘Switched On’ vision to modernise the Council and develop digital services.
Councils are working increasingly closely with local health organisations. We gathered a group of health leaders to explore the opportunities and challenges presented by Big Data.
John Jackson, Camden Council's CIO talks to PublicTechnology about collaboration, the relationship with central government and the generational divide in the profession.
Dr. Martin Reeves, chief executive at Coventry City Council and national procurement champion for local government, on commissioning issues facing councils.
Phil Neal talks to leaders in children’s services about what stands in the way of successful early help and asks whether technology could help break down these barriers.
As governmenlooks to the cloud, how do those on the ground mitigate the risks? A recent round table explored the issue, as Samera Owusu Tutu reports.
Sally Collier, chief executive of the Crown Commercial Service, says that procurement changes are at the heart of public service reform.
From norovirus to illegal gangmasters, Big Data is helping government get to grips with serious issues. Public servants gathered to share their experiences.
Government executive director of digital Mike Bracken says he has no capacity to run a local but points to ways councils can benefit from his unit’s work.