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.
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The European Commission has accused Google of using its Android mobile operating system to abuse its dominant position.
Microsoft offers its vision for organisations navigating a cloud-first, mobile-first world.
Cambridgeshire County Council is looking to migrate its councillors to paperless working in a bid to save more than £100,000 in document production over five years.
Proposals to equip the majority of police officers in Cheshire with a tablet computer could prompt a renaissance in on-street policing, the force’s police and crime commissioner has said.
The National Clinical Strategy for Scotland is the latest strategy to outline a key role for digital technology in delivering health care.
Innovation Birmingham has opened applications for its smart cities incubator.
South Wales Police and Gwent Police are to replace their pen and notebooks with smartphones.
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Kingston Upon Hull City Council has launched the search for a supplier to undertake a huge overhaul of its online services.
"Technology Products 2" framework will launch later this year – and CCS has begun conversations with departments and suppliers about improving the £1bn-a-year arrangement for buying in hardware and software.
Public sector bodies could be set to benefit from a proposed £40m framework to deliver equipment to enable Smart City initiatives.
London Borough of Hounslow says that resident demand has led to it shifting its housing benefit and council tax services completely online.
Reporting a missed bin collection is much harder than finding council rubbish tip opening times, according to a new study of local authority mobile phone usability.
Scotland’s public sector is “scrambling” to stay on top of growing demands for improved digital infrastructure, a head of IT within the NHS has warned.
London Borough of Islington has approved the appointment of a supplier to deliver an ICT solution to join up social and health care records in a contract worth £10m.
Ahead of his speech at the Socitm Spring Conference, Councillor Theo Blackwell explains Camden's blue sky approach to improving access.
Councillors at a North Yorkshire local authority are still struggling to get to grips with iPads provided to them two years ago and will receive additional training.
Central government is to introduce a text message notification service for some services from February in an attempt to reduce phone enquiries.
App and software developers will later this month gather for a hackathon to find uses for a new API newly created for Bristol’s transport services.
Bristol’s elected mayor George Ferguson has topped a list of leaders in local government using social media.
Chi Onwurah, shadow minister for culture and the digital economy, has signed up to speak at Socitm’s Spring conference.