Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
A lack of interoperability between social care organisations’ IT systems and burdensome data entry processes are holding back technology adoption by social workers, a study has found.
Police forces are failing to put IT at the centre of their work, set data-sharing plans or ensure staff have good digital skills, a review has said.
IT chiefs should be talking about service and customer needs rather than focusing on digital transformation if they want to get other senior executives on board, a local government leader has said.
The UK's spending watchdog has said that the government’s decision to postpone complex digital reforms in creating the new state pension allowed it to meet its implementation deadline - but that operational savings have been slashed.
A recent Microsoft webinar examined how civil servants can realise the full benefits of mobile, flexible and modern workplaces with the Government Hubs programme
Institute for Government report identifies issues with leadership, legacy systems and retention of skilled staff, while warning of Brexit ‘distraction’.
As the UK moves closer to seeing autonomous vehicles on its roads, Antonios Tsourdos, an engineer at Cranfield University, says the government must not forget the importance of public acceptance of the technology.
The Home Office has extended its multi-million pound IT contract with Fujitsu until April 2018.
The National Audit Office has published the terms of its review of the Government Digital Service, which include asking if it is capable of supporting future government digital transformation programmes.
The government is looking to create a new recruitment platform for government that will replace Civil Service Jobs, which it says is not meeting user needs.
'Councils have to change': Scottish local government CDO Martyn Wallace has big plans for his new role
Just a month into his new job as chief digital officer for the 28 Scottish councils that have pooled their digital resources, Martyn Wallace already has big plans for his team.
Microsoft looks at three focus areas of organisations that have successfully implemented digital transformation strategies
Study claims that 850,000 jobs could be lost to automation by 2030 and suggests that public servants’ patience is running thin over delays to digitisation.
The National Audit Office is to review the work of the Government Digital Service, after a high-profile row over the central team's involvement in a botched overhaul of the system used to pay subsidies to farmers.
Local government needs to move away from piloting digital services on the periphery of their work and focus on building digital in from the start, a conference has heard.
The Government Digital Service is continuing its recruitment drive – as its Platform as a Service team resorts to hand signals in ‘frustrating’ team meetings.
This week saw the official launch of the Singapore’s dedicated government tech agency GovTech. Rebecca Hill spoke to the organisation’s chief information officer Chan Cheow Hoe about the issues facing government digital services and how his team is addressing them.
The Government Digital Service has created a template to create Whitehall promotional campaign websites that follows the GOV.UK design principles.
The slow roll-out of the government’s identity assurance programme Verify is holding the UK’s progress towards e-government back, according to Cagemini.
Nineteen councils have been chosen to take part in the local government trial of the identity assurance programme Verify, as GDS announces plans to look at council tax next.