The UK’s spending watchdog has said that there is a need for “greater urgency” in the government’s plans to tackle skills shortages in the civil service.
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Teams building government digital services will have regular visits from an assessor during development under a new approach to standards assessment being trialled by the Government Digital Service.
The National Audit Office has said that the Department for Work and Pensions' "use of sanctions is linked as much to management priorities and local staff discretion as it is to claimants’ behaviour", and told the department to improve evaluation of the impact of benefits sanctions.
The Ministry of Defence has delayed the go live date of its new online procurement system due to problems with data migration, leaving suppliers to wait for invoices to be processed or resort to paper.
The Government Digital Service is seeking business analysts to develop the identity assurance programme GOV.UK Verify and lead the 19 local authority pilots of the scheme.
The government should encourage councils to increase their use of data through a £4m fund to partner data scientists with councils and make data analysis a requirement of devolution deals, according to a report.
The contract for BT’s network for integrated voice and data communications across Surrey and Berkshire has been extended until 2021, as Surrey County Council claims it is on track to save £3.5m.
A TechUK survey has revealed that 94% of smaller companies don’t think civil servants understand how their services can help meet government needs.
The Government Digital Service has removed the icon that indicates a link will take you to an external page – a box and an arrow – from its flagship site GOV.UK.
Twenty-six IT experts and privacy advocates have urged the government to improve protections around the personal data sharing proposals in the Digital Economy Bill – or remove them entirely.
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 Treasury has offered more details of its £1bn investment in digital communications announced as part of the chancellor’s 2016 Autumn Statement.
The director general of digital technology at the Department for Work and Pensions Mayank Prakash has written an article praising his team’s work after media reports that it has overspent its budget and cancelled a number of its projects.
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 Scottish government plans to launch its assessment process for digital services in early 2017 and is looking for volunteers to act as assessors.
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.
Digital technology in primary care is “one of the brightest hopes” for patients and staff, but its impact on the NHS is still unclear, a report has said.
The digital revolution in US states and cities is not likely to grind to a halt following Trump’s election, but your take on his win will depend on how you view the sands of time, says David Walker.
The director general of digital technology at the Department for Work and Pensions has been named CIO of the year in the UK IT Industry Awards, while the department denies project overspend.
Policing Vision 2025 sets out plans to boost staff skills, share digital evidence and improve recording and analysis of online crime.