In three weeks, voters in Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool get to choose new mayors, but you’d be hard pushed to find much mention of tech in their manifestos, says David Walker. He asks if there’s a reason for their seemingly half-hearted approach to IT.
NAO offers 'balanced view' of history of digital transformation, but GDS now needs to focus on Brexit
Much will be made of the UK spending watchdog’s recent report on how the Government Digital...
Pedro Paulo says a suite of recommendations by MPs could help improve procurement by local authorities, but only if properly managed.
Labour front-bencher Chi Onwurah wants to hear local government's views on where digital government is working - and has failed - she says.
Graeme Stewart says the move to the Public Services Network presents some big security challenges for local authorities, and that they need time to develop solutions.
The launch of an expanded G-Cloud supplier framework earlier this year also marked the formal introduction of a ‘Cloud First’ policy, intended to drive wider adoption of cloud computing in the public sector, which would boost business and offer further savings and efficiencies.
Part of the PSN outlook for 2014 involves well known milestones for the programme.
Despite the rising tide of economic optimism, local government organisations are set to continue to see budget reductions throughout the year.
G-Cloud 4 promises even greater access to commodity, cloud-based services with 1,183 suppliers and over 13,000 services. But is the latest incarnation of G-Cloud meeting its remit?
Des Ward shares some valuable tips on giving your local authority the best chance of getting PSN accreditation.