David Norgrove writes to ask parties to make sure their campaign materials don’t mislead the public
James Stewart, the director of technical architecture at the Government Digital Service, has said that he will step down in January, after six years at the service.
The government has abandoned its plans to privatise the Land Registry, as the Open Data Institute pushes for more measures to ease the use of its data.
The first guidance on the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation will be published by the end of 2016, the UK’s data watchdog has said.
The healthcare arm of Google’s artificial intelligence company DeepMind has published the details of its latest data-sharing agreement with the NHS as it relaunches work to develop a patient-monitoring app.
The network for digital staff in councils across the UK has announced plans to become a more formal organisation with a co-operative membership model and more clarity on its aims.
The government has commissioned the Ordnance Survey to create a smart map that will determine the best locations for the radio antennae needed to establish a 5G network in the UK.
Policing Vision 2025 sets out plans to boost staff skills, share digital evidence and improve recording and analysis of online crime.
A lot has been promised to the public on city devolution and the price of failure is high. Eddie Copeland, director of government innovation at Nesta, argues that joining up data across those regions is one basic way to give the plans a fighting chance of success.
The London borough of Ealing has signed up to a series of measures to improve its data protection practices after a breach involving the loss of a set of court documents.
Local government risks being left behind on digital services if it focuses all its attention on digital inclusion, an event has heard.
The government needs to get the ethical framework and regulation of artificial intelligence right and invest in skills training if it wants to make the most of the technology, the Government Office for Science has said.
GDS team on promotional trip to South Korea as minister announces Digital Marketplace sales top £1.5bn.
The government is to cut back on a number of official environment, farming and food statistics – despite a consultation revealing concerns about a “downgrading” of data.
What opportunities could there be for digital n the UK as it exits the European Union? Digital consultant William Perrin is on a mission to find out. Here, he tells PublicTechnology about his latest research project.
The Government Digital Service has said that the meaning of the buzzwords and phrases it uses have faded as the people who came up with them have left the service.
The government needs to ensure it uses a range of technologies or risk putting off developers and repeating digital transformation mistakes of the past, a Ministry of Justice technical architect has said.
The Government Digital Service has revealed plans to simplify the processes for assessing open standards.
The Cabinet Office has announced that 18 more local authorities are to join a pilot that aims to shave £20m off the cost of keeping electoral registers up to date.
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.
Reading between the lines of official government digital standards and policies might help you make out the horrors that led to their creation, but it's rare that acts of self-harm are called out, says the Department of Health's Dan Sheldon. Here, he calls on departments to stop doing this to themselves, and argues in favour of...
Organisations that want to carry out data projects with local authorities should be prepared to start small and work hard to find the right people, a conference has been told.