Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
Birmingham City Council has scrapped its controversial joint venture with Capita three years early.
The global ransomware attack has been followed by an outcry about the NHS' reliance on legacy systems. Harry Metcalfe and Lee Maguire of dxw say you can't properly diagnose the problem - or understand an organisation's culture - from the outside, but call for technicians to be empowered to act quickly when...
Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
IT association says results of second stage of website accessibility test indicate ‘ongoing challenge’ for councils
Implied consent ‘not an appropriate legal basis’ for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind
Leaked letter from government's national data guardian Fiona Caldicott says patient records were being used to test and develop Streams app - not for direct care
Common Technology Services director is the latest in a long line of departures from the organisation since it has been under new management
Payment system error comes just months after the pair signed a new 10-year deal
Project plans include using distributed ledger technology to give healthcare workers secure access to biometric data from wearables
Scoping exercise launched for an organisation to cut down duplication and add value to a tech ecosystem that ‘drifts too readily’ towards tech solutions in search of problems
HMRC, Crown Commercial Service and Whitehall’s use of data come under fire in Meg Hillier’s annual report
Shake-up at top of Government Digital Service becomes more apparent as former director of digital engagement Wendy Coello announces new role at the Co-op
Eduserv report finds that just 3% of local government HR leaders rate digital literacy of frontline staff as ‘good’ - and that traditional, formal training programmes might not be the best option
Research vice president says public sector needs to embrace start-ups and move workforce out of low-value repetitive roles
Camden councillor Theo Blackwell’s research finds most councillors are positive about technology but warns that delivery will lag behind without a clear framework for transformation
2016 State of Policing report calls for a single decision-making mechanism for ICT to bring forces into the technological age after years of isolationism and protectionism
Westminster and Whitehall face scramble to pass legislation and policies before parliament dissolves in two weeks, says Institute for Government
Government to test ‘model contracts’ in a bid to bring procurement into the digital age
Data reveals last minute flurry of activity, as more than 1,500 completed in final two days
MPs slam government for lack of clear technical leadership and contingency planning to deal with website collapse
The pressure on the civil service to deal with the UK’s exit from the European Union is leading to the extension of IT contracts, it has been reported
Department to replace enterprise resource planning system, business intelligence tool and payroll system with integrated cloud-based system called Metis