Digital chief lifts lid on how HMRC pulled off the biggest tax change in 70 years without anyone noticing
Interim CDIO Mike Potter also discusses how the department is leading the way on mobile apps and blockchain, and why he wants a tax service built around life events
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has set out plans to bring all digital activity under one roof in a new digital strategy.
NHS Digital has confirmed it is making changes to some of its health statistics, but has rowed back on plans to stop a number of datasets.
The Government Digital Service has created a template to create Whitehall promotional campaign websites that follows the GOV.UK design principles.
RNIB inclusion guru Steve Tyler tells Gill Hitchcock that it makes sense for councils to build accessibility into their digital services.
The Scottish government is advertising for a chief digital officer for social security for the second time this year as it gains control of benefit systems.
The slow roll-out of the government’s identity assurance programme Verify is holding the UK’s progress towards e-government back, according to Cagemini.
The Government Digital Service has pre-let the top two floors of a new development in London’s Whitechapel, at a rental cost of £2.8m a year.
Scotland’s cities could improve “significantly” on the way they use technology and innovation to drive growth, a report from the CITIE partnership has said.
Local government digital officers have said that councils need to be more honest about poor products from big suppliers and work together to demand change.
The Government Digital Service has set up an advice and assurance community to discuss issues about digital standards, as it comes to the end of a discovery project on service standards assessment.
The government has been urged to reconsider plans that would see the 2020 general election being held on the same day as the London elections.
Jane Roberts strategy director at Toplevel and asks whether more clarity is needed to stop departments from tying themselves in knots over what kind of ‘open’ to use.
Surrey and Borders Partners NHS Trust has launched a £5m trial of Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with dementia.
Councils must not let the local government Digital Service Standard become another set of principles that "gets shoved in a drawer” and isn’t made a reality, a conference has heard.
Lincolnshire Health and Care’s Gary James explains how the county’s new integrated Care Portal system aims to transform healthcare for an ageing and widely dispersed population.
Local government is struggling to keep up with the pace of change in technologies and true digitisation is at risk of being held back by poor leadership, according to Tower Hamlet’s head of ICT.
Twenty-seven Scottish councils have appointed joint chief digital and technology officers to help implement their digital transformation strategy.
Mark Skilton of Warwick Business School says that the opening of Microsoft’s three UK data centres marks another step on the road to full public sector adoption of cloud computing in the country.
The government has said it intends to have a prototype pensions dashboard by March 2017, and that it will consider regulating companies if they don’t volunteer to participate.
The Department for Communities and Local Government is looking to recruit a senior official to overhaul its approach to technology as it moves ahead with its push for savings after last year’s Spending Review.
The Scottish digital industry trade body ScotlandIS has called for “decisive action” by the Scottish and UK governments to limit the negative impact of leaving the EU.