Interview: ‘We create a surplus that goes back into frontline services’ – ESPO lifts the lid on winning IT-procurement formula
The procurement leader of one the UK’s largest public buying organisations tells Sam Trendall about the important role organisations like his play in the government IT landscape
'Our systems are at capacity; we cannot build our way out - we must innovate' - Digital Railway chief
David Waboso claims he has the highest levels of government support for vision to improve...
Analysis comes amid reports that the contractors behind HMRC’s own tax status assessment tool are set to leave the public sector because of the clampdown
Taxonomy sets out career paths and capabilities for 37 roles
NAO says GDS has a ‘long way to go’ in a report that lays bare the problems faced by the government's flagship identity assurance programme Verify
Authoritative list of Scottish local authorities enters alpha as Whitehall announces registers of government organisations, prisons and administrative regions
Archives Unlocked strategy focuses on the potential of digital to increase resilience and innovation, as £1m fund set to boost digital training
Lead service designer role offered at a salary of around £91,000
National statistician outlines ambitious plans for ONS Data Science Campus to 'mobilise the power of data’ for decision-making
House of Lords told small-scale trial using blockchain technology to help benefits claimants manage spending had yielded ‘encouraging results’
Detailed figures released by the Treasury reveal how much businesses are expected to have to spend on hardware, software and training
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.
BT has appointed a new senior executive, David Wallace, to head up its public sector business in Scotland and implement a new strategic direction to increase local focus nationwide
Interview: Conservative peer Chris Holmes calls for a considered but can-do attitude from government on blockchain
Two sides to the BitCoin? Conservative peer Chris Holmes talks to Rebecca Hill about being positive about blockchain’s potential for public services without seeing it as a ‘wonder drug’.
A digital front door: Cornwall council’s plan to make up for underinvestment and a failed supplier partnership
At the start of the year, Cornwall Council’s cabinet approved an £18m digital improvement plan that aims to fix years of IT underinvestment. Gill Hitchcock reports.
The Government Digital Service has said it will retire four formats, including video and programmes, as part of work to migrate its disparate publishing applications to its new single publishing platform.
The Scottish government will implement a “tough” assurance process for digital projects, mandate the use of common technologies and offer training to make sure civil servants “get digital”.
At the end of March, the government is facing a brain-drain as contractors leave the public sector rather than be caught out by stricter tax rules. But Eduserv’s Max Elliott-Massouras says the focus should be on the value of contractors – not their cost.
Survey shows lack of preparedness as data protection watchdog slaps £60,000 fine on Norfolk County Council
A survey has revealed that the British public can see robots speeding up some public services – but that they doubt robots will be better decision-makers than humans.
NHS Digital is to run 20 local projects funding to help people improve their digital health skills as part of its widening digital participation scheme.
Councils should be in the “driving seat” of technological change, but need to rethink the role they play in their locality and invest in long-term planning, a report has said.
BT outlines how SME innovations can power public services