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
The Child Protection Information Sharing project (CP-IS) is set to improve the way information is shared between health and social care teams nationally. Karen Reeve explains how the initiative is helping to protect vulnerable children in Swindon.
A portal to share open data between public sector bodies in Europe has gone live.
Groups behind ransomware campaigns are set to concentrate their attention on local government in 2016, according to a report by security experts.
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.
Agilisys has won a £23m contract to supply Kent County Council with digital services and a contact centre for the next six years.
Some councils are not doing enough to transform services and deliver digital services, according to the head of business organisation the CBI.
A single platform for government services in Scotland launched in beta this week, pulling together services from local and central government.
Many public sector organisations developing digital services are guilty of reinventing the wheel missing important opportunities to reduce costs and speed up delivery, says Harry Metcalfe.
A wealth of information on local areas is to be made available through a new Application Programmable Interface (API) developed by the Local Government Association.
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.
Government deputy chief technology officer Magnus Falk outlines what government organisations should be doing to improve digital services.
Publictechnology takes a look at the 10 most read stories affecting council ICT during 2014.
John Jackson, Camden Council's CIO talks to PublicTechnology about collaboration, the relationship with central government and the generational divide in the profession.
A project to publish open data from Birmingham City Council’s systems has won a grant from the Cabinet Office.
A government-commissioned panel has called for a debate on the introduction of a general presumption that information on individuals will be shared across public services if it improves outcomes.
London Borough of Hackney says it will implement a number of apps based on a Hackathon held over the weekend.
The UK government has not signed up to a new open contracting data standard that was launched globally yesterday, despite a public commitment to open contracting.
The Open Data Institute has launched a new 'node' in Devon to enable the sharing of information held by councils and businesses.
The Department for Communities and Local Government is to carry out more work on a solution after identifying problems converting Excel documents in open source format.