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.
Interview: GDS leader Kevin Cunnington on 'self-help groups', spend controls and cold water swimming
After a tumultuous first six months as director general of the Government Digital Service, Kevin...
Shropshire Council is spending £600,000 on agency staff over the next three months to redesign its ICT infrastructure.
Eddie Copeland, head of the technology policy unit at think tank Policy Exchange, takes a look at the year ahead for ICT in the public sector.
Unifying ICT security contracts can help local authorities achieve big savings - and improve confidence in their protection - hear Sophos experts discuss during a dedicated webinar.
We catch up with the chief information officer at City of Edinburgh Council about the challenges she expects to face in 2016.
Citizens are failing to share local authority content with friends on social media, indicating content is “not up to scratch”, according to a new study.
An online platform provider owned by Kirklees Council has launched a new website for benefits enquiries aimed at saving the council £400,000 a year.
Digital economy minister Ed Vaizey has announced that Manchester has won £10m from government to support a test scheme for Internet of Things technology.
Spending Review moves to boost digital government are focused too much on Whitehall, according to Socitm.
The ICT sector has given a cautious welcome to chancellor George Osborne’s Spending Review, but questions remain over what money pledged to the Government Digital Service will pay for.
Chancellor George Osborne today confounded expectations by almost doubling the annual budget for the Government Digital Service (GDS).
Groups behind ransomware campaigns are set to concentrate their attention on local government in 2016, according to a report by security experts.
City of Edinburgh Council has launched a dedicated customer service Twitter account as part of a channel shift strategy.
Government bodies are set to get access to a new range of open source applications for desktop, mobile and cloud after a deal signed by the Crown Commercial Service.
Aberdeen City Council’s digital transformation manager talks about his work on digital with other councils and companies.
A council has hit out at a heatmap claiming to show digital exclusion by local authority area for using “outdated” information.
James Norman asks what local authority ICT departments can do to avoid being circumvented in public cloud decisions.
Hampshire County Council has worked on the development of new software allowing social workers to access details from other services.
Councils have been urged to help shape new rules governing the telecoms and broadband market across Europe.
The Local Government Association has called on chancellor George Osborne to provide extra funding for digital transformation in local authorities in the forthcoming spending review.
Bristol City Council has used the Local Authority Software Applications (LASA) framework to commission supplier Civica for a £1.9m project to provide software to manage its housing stock.
The government’s Network Services framework, potentially worth up to £2bn, has gone live, with 61 suppliers selected.