With less than six months until new data-protection law is introduced, PublicTechnology hears from regulators and data professionals across central and local government about what they see as the major challenges facing them between now and 25 May
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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.
Can the experience of central government in implementing cloud technologies offer lessons for council ICT chiefs? A recent round table event found out.
How one council has used tablets and other technology to massively improve efficiency and reduce costs within its planning department.
Cloud migration is not as simple as just moving a VM from a local network to a cloud provider.
Jeni Tennison from the Open Data Institute highlights a dataset which she says could be of use to local authorities.