Rob Miller discusses how using technology can help offset funding cuts, and why local government should work like an open-source community
Central government credit agency last year moved away from long-term single-supplier outsourcing...
Planning Portal director Chris Kendall on the lessons learnt by one unitary authority engaging town and parish councils in online planning consultation.
Siobhan Coughlan, programme manager as part of productivity team at the Local Government Association, describes negotiations that led to the extension of support for Microsoft XP for public bodies, as well as PSN compliance.
Procurement rules have long been denounced as tangled by local government. Joshua Chambers reports on new reforms seeking to allow officers greater freedom.
A week ago, Shetland Islands Council turned on its new network, linking 60 properties, many in remote locations, to the web. PublicTechnology talks to Stuart Moncrieff, the council’s executive ICT manager, about the challenges involved.
Local authorities can avoid creating a video nasty by following ten simple tips, says Colin Burgess.
Creating responsive websites is preferable to producing service-specific apps, according to a new list of recommendations for local authorities designing digital services. Read the full list here.
In the coming year, councils are set to embrace embracing the requirement for online self-service and the increased application of innovative multi-channel, mobile and social technologies.
Publictechnology.net caught up with David Wilde, chief information officer at Essex County Council about the savings being made through ICT.