Central government is set to launch a national procurement allowing public sector bodies to access infrastructure capable of carry voice and video calls as well as data.
The proportion of citizens using the internet weekly to check information about government services doubled between 2013 and 2014, according to new data.
The industry representative group for the Public Services Network is rebranding itself in order to campaign on wider issues relating to information services in the public sector.
Phil Gibson, head of trade organisation PSNGB, talks to PublicTechnology about the implications of today’s general election victory for the Conservative Party – and how continuing austerity is likely to drive further transformation of public service delivery through digital technology.
Plans unveiled yesterday to remove barriers to cross-border data sharing could help the development of public services, according to the European Commission.
The Local Government Association has launched an online resource for council staff to access guidance on using social media.
A London borough is set to join a tender for a shared content management system (CMS) with two neighbours to enable mobile access to its website.
Teenagers are more willing to share their personal data with public bodies than with private companies – including their service providers - according to new research.
How strong support from the leaders of a public service body gave staff the courage to create a successful social media campaign.
A number of joint bids from groups of councils are among 27 which have won a share of £390,000 from the Local Government Association for digital transformation projects.
Government deputy chief technology officer Magnus Falk outlines what government organisations should be doing to improve digital services.
Whitehall digital officials are preparing and testing plans for the next stage of government as a platform (GaaP) for May's incoming government to consider.
Channel shift also requires a step change in attitude towards customer service from the public sector, according to a recent webchat.
Local government's progress on digital transformation is too slow for it to save council services, according to this year’s detailed review of council websites by Socitm.
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A council in the Midlands estimates that it will make productivity savings of £4.7m a year by issuing social care employees with tablets.
Council websites which are accessible for disabled people also perform better for all visitors, according to a major new survey.
How the public sector can benefit from new approaches to flexible working.
Marc Hobell on how location intelligence technology is helping one Somerset council prepare for a repeat of last year’s flooding.
London Borough of Croydon has launched an app that enables users to measure the decibel level of noise nuisance.
Town and parish councils will be able to issue agendas electronically from the end of January, after the government announced updated rules.