Budget 2017’s focus on innovation and technology welcomed, but industry calls for ambition to be matched by action
Tech companies have welcomed the focus on innovation and IT skills in yesterday’s Spring Budget, but called for the government to follow up its ambition with targeted actions.
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.
MPs have called on the Home Office to step up its contingency planning in case a new emergency communications system for the police, fire and ambulance services is not ready in time for its planned December 2019 switch-on.
As the UK’s first director general for digital heads for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and the Government Digital Service struggles to maintain its footing at the centre, David Walker asks what the reality is for government digital.
Surrey and Borders Partners NHS Trust has launched a £5m trial of Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with dementia.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is looking for innovative ICT solutions for its £1-67-billion UnITy programme to replace its existing long-term IT contracts.
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has made more than 11,000 datasets open for anyone to access, use and share, exceeding a self-imposed target set last year.
The Public Services Network’s £999 compliance charge for using the Government Secure Internet Convergence Framework has been removed and replaced with a set of unbundled fees that should always be cheaper, according the Government Digital Service.
The Welsh government’s environment adviser is to migrate disaster recovery and application and infrastructure support to the cloud in a bid to consolidate its separate systems.
A survey of more than 2,000 UK adults has found a clear majority want to be able to verify their identity online in order to access government services conveniently.
Virgin Media Business has been awarded the contract to provide high-capacity optical circuits for the Met Office’s new supercomputer.
Drones can offer the public sector a treasure trove of data: we can't just view them as a threat from the skies
Cranfield University expert Dr Monica Rivas Casaldo says drones offer the public sector huge potential to collect vital environmental data that shouldn't be overshadowed by a failure to regulate for their misuse.