G-Cloud 9 will have a new lot structure, more categories for services and give suppliers the ability to edit their own services, but the management charge will increase, the Government Digital Service has said.
The Ministry of Justice is pushing ahead with plans that will allow people to plead guilty online and immediately pay a standard fine for certain offences.
The UK’s data protection watchdog has said it will not take regulatory action against NHS Digital after certain patient opt-outs were not properly honoured.
Socitm: ‘Nonsensical’ fees and ‘deficient’ partner websites holding back councils’ online bulky waste collection services
Sixty percent of council websites do not provide a good online service for people to arrange the collection of bulky waste, according to results from the latest Socitm Better Connected survey.
The government transformation strategy provides a good rationale for the next stage of work, but more it needs vocal backing from senior politicians, experts have said.
EXCL: GDS leader Kevin Cunnington: ‘We’re on track to finish Mike’s strategy, this is the next step'
The government has achieved “just about everything” that was in its first digital strategy and now needs a different approach to make bigger savings, the director general of the Government Digital Service has said.
The minister responsible for overseeing the creation of the Universal Credit programme has said that Whitehall's outsourcing of IT is a “fundamental mistake” and that government needs to work to attract more digital talent.
The government’s transformation strategy has set out plans to fix back-end systems, boost the use of data and encourage culture change within Whitehall.
MPs have asked the Federation of Small Businesses and the government to show the working behind their estimates of the cost of HMRC's Making Tax Digital reforms to businesses, following discrepancy between their figures.
The number of reported data security incidents in the last three months of 2016 fell 21% compared with the previous quarter, according to figures released this month.
Confusion over information-sharing agreements at a local level is a major barrier to effective joining up of health and social care, the UK’s spending watchdog has said.
The average value of local government IT deals fell 25%, while their length dropped an average of six months, according to figures released today.
The Ministry of Defence has launched a competition for small businesses to develop new ways of using data to improve decision-making as part of efforts to increase its data analytics abilities.
The Government Digital Service has placed more emphasis on the need for content designers to discuss GOV.UK content before it is written to cut down lengthy editing processes.
Data privacy and lack of skills preventing public sector from making the most of digital, survey says
Senior managers in the public sector have said that data privacy, security and increasing regulations are all barriers to their organisations benefitting from mobile and digital technologies, according to a survey.
Whitehall must change its hierarchical workforce mentality and embrace technology, says Reform think tank
The public sector needs to use technology to reform its workforce by disrupting hierarchies, adopting new recruitment processes and automating administrative roles, a think tank has said.
The Government Digital Service has said that although ‘cloud first’ remains government policy, its aspiration should be ‘cloud native’.
The government’s Common Technology Services team has set out which shared services civil servants moving to Whitehall’s new government hubs can expect.
Defra claims initial success in switch from IBM and Capgemini as 25 suppliers express interest in UnITy
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said that 25 suppliers are interested in working to deliver its managed print services as part of efforts to replace long-term IBM and Capgemini contracts.
The government has taken too long to consolidate and coordinate the “alphabet soup” of cyber security agencies and faces “a real struggle” to find staff with the right skills to tackle threats, MPs have said.
The government plans to ensure that there is "unhindered" data flow between the UK and the rest of the European Union after Brexit, Matt Hancock, the minister for digital economy has said.