Local authority membership body urges government to devolve the programme of work set out in the Industrial Strategy
MPs call on the Treasury to devote enough cash to ensure that both the outgoing system and its...
Green Party wins praise for steps to “minimise the complexity of its homepage and ensure a slick experience for site visitors” – as Jeremy Corbyn's Labour tops campaign traffic rankings
As voters head to the polls, new research suggests online option could help increase participation among non-voters
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
Claims that Employment Status tool cannot accurately determine whether contractors are liable under new IR35 tax rules.
An NHS-wide cloud for sharing diagnostic images and intelligence across the health service could mean huge economies of scale, stronger collaboration, and rapid digitisation, according to Jane Rendall and Fredrik Gustavsson.
Report highlights challenges for public sector in encouraging private investment into smart city technologies.
The UK government says that it wants to move to the Cloud. Here’s why it’s not happening yet.
Earlier this year the Office for National Statistics launched its Data Science Campus, promising to deliver ‘data science for public good’. Rebecca Hill spoke to its managing director Tom Smith to find out what that means in practice.
If successful, data analytics project could be expanded across the NHS.
Socitm suggests Scottish local authorities lag behind because they are not subject to the UK Government’s Care Act 2015
Benefit fraud is worse than ever. Gary Pettengell asks if new technology is helping?
Budget constraints and practicalities might prevent councils from making large-scale changes to their IT systems. But, says Richard Whomes, even the smallest steps to modernisation can make a big impact.
Socitm warns that councils lagging behind on mobile configuration risk shutting out users with disabilities.
European consortium will engage with local government ‘everywhere’ as part of open data project to give individuals greater control of their online data.
Executive agency announces shift in focus to surveillance, data, evidence, research capability and policy expertise.
Public sector CIOs may get below average salaries and bonuses, but they’re still among the happiest of IT leaders
Existing social media platforms aren’t providing effective political engagement, because they weren’t designed to, says David Evans, director of policy and community at the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, releases the fourth edition of its Open Data Barometer, ranking governments on their use of open data for accountability, innovation and social impact.
- G-Cloud pioneer will leave his current job at the Institute for Apprenticeships at the end of July.
Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
Government procurement has reached a fork in the road, says FutureGov founder Dominic Campbell. Will it continue on the path to agile, and start buying services based on trust and fairness, or pivot back to waterfall?