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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.
RNIB inclusion guru Steve Tyler tells Gill Hitchcock that it makes sense for councils to build accessibility into their digital services.
The Scottish government is advertising for a chief digital officer for social security for the second time this year as it gains control of benefit systems.
The Government Digital Service has pre-let the top two floors of a new development in London’s Whitechapel, at a rental cost of £2.8m a year.
Government’s inability to extract big data is causing it to miss the huge potential it has to improve policymaking, a leading academic in digital government has said.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is to hire a chief technology adviser as part of work to build up its technology capacity, Elizabeth Denham has said.
Birmingham GP and national clinical lead for NHS England’s Patient Online programme Masood Nazir has won the EHI award for clinical informatics leadership.
Scotland’s cities could improve “significantly” on the way they use technology and innovation to drive growth, a report from the CITIE partnership has said.
Providers of government services must be ready to offer departments more flexibility, even when exiting from a contract, according to a report from supplier Atos.
Local government digital officers have said that councils need to be more honest about poor products from big suppliers and work together to demand change.
The Government Digital Service has set up an advice and assurance community to discuss issues about digital standards, as it comes to the end of a discovery project on service standards assessment.
The Ministry of Justice has set out plans to continuously review internal products, in an effort “revolutionise” service standard assessment.
A recently-launched collaborative platform for co-funding and co-designing public services has won the backing of the association for digital leaders in the public sector Socitm.
HMRC has cut down call-handling times by two minutes by automating manual processes, as tax authority announces plans for an Automated Delivery Centre to build robotics.
Digital suppliers are struggling with the process for invoicing government departments and risk losing out on payment due to the length of time it takes to get a purchase order for the work, research has shown.
The Secret Intelligence Service MI6 is reported to be recruiting almost 1,000 new staff in response to rapid changes in technology and increasing amounts of digital information.
Public sector bodies using the Government Secure Intranet Convergence Framework have been told to move quickly to find and procure new services, before the contractual cover for existing services expires.
Debra Maxwell, chief executive officer for customer relationship management and public sector at Arvato, looks at how big data can help local authorities bring in more revenue.
Approach transformation projects with digital mindset not just digital tools, says Capita solutions director
The idea that digital transformation will ever be finished is an “illusion” and government should focus on establishing long-term leadership to ensure evolution at a more organic pace, a Capita director has said.
Surrey and Borders Partners NHS Trust has launched a £5m trial of Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with dementia.
Councils must not let the local government Digital Service Standard become another set of principles that "gets shoved in a drawer” and isn’t made a reality, a conference has heard.