In the wake of last week’s ransomware attack on Lincolnshire County Council, Des Ward looks how public bodies should respond.
Environment secretary Liz Truss says digital reform is the 21st Century equivalent of Margaret Thatcher's 1980s financial reforms.
Digital projects need to reduce dependency on specialist digital and programming skills, according to Jane Roberts.
Blockchain technology holds promise but won't succeed if it is applied to old, failed or impossible ideas, says Jeni Tennison.
Jos Creese says that technological solutions are at the heart of allowing local authorities to provide shared services.
Nicky Stewart says public sector bodies and their suppliers must put measures in place to avoid large fines for data breaches.
As one of the public sector’s largest costs, it’s of little surprise that the size and state of the public property estate was given a particular focus in the Autumn Statement and Spending Review.
Eddie Copeland, head of the technology policy unit at think tank Policy Exchange, takes a look at the year ahead for ICT in the public sector.
Senior management buy-in is key to protecting government information from threats, according to Harj Singh.
Public bodies and businesses are set to face new data protection rules by the end of the year, says Jan Albrecht.
Richard Blanford says local government needs to experience a compelling event before moving to the Cloud.
Jos Creese takes a look at what local government ICT professionals can expect from next week’s spending review.
John Duffy says the forthcoming spending review will mean public sector bodies should review the efficiency of their service desks.
James Norman asks what local authority ICT departments can do to avoid being circumvented in public cloud decisions.
Disaggregation allows public sector ICT managers to cut costs, improve efficient and manage risks, says Simone Hume.
Jane Roberts looks at how the Agile methodology is evolving to meet the needs of government digital projects.
TechUK president Jacqueline de Rojas on the UK’s internet connectivity drought and how what local government can do to improve the situation in their areas.
Steven Cox says it is time for local government to play catch-up on digital services.
A change at the top of the Government Digital Service could actually benefit the organisation, says Ivan Harris.
Joel Dolisy says a lack of visibility is hindering government IT professionals.
Many public sector organisations developing digital services are guilty of reinventing the wheel missing important opportunities to reduce costs and speed up delivery, says Harry Metcalfe.