Gannon reveals exclusively to Public Technology why he has joined the council and what his remit will be
There is no lack of appetite for data projects – it’s just that the scope of them is so vast, many people don’t know where to begin
"It's not about having a glossy website" - East Renfrewshire Council’s Lorraine McMillan on the power of sharing digital expertise
Lorraine McMillan, chief executive of East Renfrewshire Council, tells Gill Hitchcock why cooperating on digital is second nature for Scotland’s local authorities
TNA seeks key hire to help it become a digital archive "by instinct and design"
BT looks at turning points within the UK defence sector, the evolving nature of warfare and how new cyber-attacks pose new questions for our national defence
Drive to boost digital public services needs renewed political leadership after the election, says the Institute for Government
General election 2017: Politicians have been silent on data – and unwilling to let councils take the lead
While some councils boast impressive advocates for data analysis, there are strict limits on what they can accomplish without the backing of Westminster – as the election campaign row over social care shows
The £90k role will oversee the delivery of the DVLA's ICT and digital vision
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
Bryant to join System C as chief operating officer, after four and a half years at the NHS.
The UK government says that it wants to move to the Cloud. Here’s why it’s not happening yet.
Earlier this year the Office for National Statistics launched its Data Science Campus, promising to deliver ‘data science for public good’. Rebecca Hill spoke to its managing director Tom Smith to find out what that means in practice.
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.
Public sector CIOs may get below average salaries and bonuses, but they’re still among the happiest of IT leaders
Existing social media platforms aren’t providing effective political engagement, because they weren’t designed to, says David Evans, director of policy and community at the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
Audit Scotland, the independent body responsible for auditing most of Scotland’s public organisations, has released a new report detailing five key principles that public bodies should use to deliver digital projects.
- G-Cloud pioneer will leave his current job at the Institute for Apprenticeships at the end of July.
Land Registry job advert reveals plans to transform the registration of property deals and ownership.
Public services in Manchester used social media platforms throughout the night to keep the public informed about the Manchester bombing.
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.
The global ransomware attack has been followed by an outcry about the NHS' reliance on legacy systems. Harry Metcalfe and Lee Maguire of dxw say you can't properly diagnose the problem - or understand an organisation's culture - from the outside, but call for technicians to be empowered to act quickly when...