A comprehensive round-up of a wide range of measures that commit more funding, create new bodies and programmes, and change the legislative landscape of public sector technology
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.
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.