Political parties fail to grasp importance of open data for policies and services, according to the Open Data Institute’s head of policy, Peter Wells
Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service digital tool for ushers is ‘foundation for future innovation’ and sole department nominee in its category
The £90k role will oversee the delivery of the DVLA's ICT and digital vision
An NHS-wide cloud for sharing diagnostic images and intelligence across the health service could mean huge economies of scale, stronger collaboration, and rapid digitisation, according to Jane Rendall and Fredrik Gustavsson.
Report highlights challenges for public sector in encouraging private investment into smart city technologies.
Socitm suggests Scottish local authorities lag behind because they are not subject to the UK Government’s Care Act 2015
Benefit fraud is worse than ever. Gary Pettengell asks if new technology is helping?
Budget constraints and practicalities might prevent councils from making large-scale changes to their IT systems. But, says Richard Whomes, even the smallest steps to modernisation can make a big impact.
Executive agency announces shift in focus to surveillance, data, evidence, research capability and policy expertise.
Land Registry job advert reveals plans to transform the registration of property deals and ownership.
Government procurement has reached a fork in the road, says FutureGov founder Dominic Campbell. Will it continue on the path to agile, and start buying services based on trust and fairness, or pivot back to waterfall?
Hackney’s head of digital Matthew Cain talks to Gill Hitchcock about redesigning parking permits, prototyping a chatbot and exposing staff to external good practice.
UK data watchdog says tools used in targeted advertising ‘have a significant potential impact on individuals’ privacy'
After the Tories released their manifesto,PublicTechnology takes a look at the three main parties' plans for digital and technology ahead of next month's general election.
Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
EU-funded project Decode to look at how distributed ledgers could help people better control their personal data in a bid to build trust around data ownership
IT association says results of second stage of website accessibility test indicate ‘ongoing challenge’ for councils
BT takes a look at the shifting nature of cyber threats, and how organisations can detect and prevent them
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
Payment system error comes just months after the pair signed a new 10-year deal
Company ditches plan to sell business after competition watchdog announces investigation - a move that will see the healthcare staff that rely on the tech left with no choice of network