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.
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.
The new iteration of G-Cloud launches today, with changes intended to make it easier to find relevant services – view the list of 2,847 suppliers making it onto the framework.
A council was forced to block all emails from the public and external organisations for a week following the NHS cyber attack, it has emerged
Government must triple the funding for securing its online services, according to industry body TechUK in the wake of last week’s cyberattack which affected the NHS.
UK data watchdog says tools used in targeted advertising ‘have a significant potential impact on individuals’ privacy'
After the Tories released their manifesto,PublicTechnology takes a look at the three main parties' plans for digital and technology ahead of next month's general election.
Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
EU-funded project Decode to look at how distributed ledgers could help people better control their personal data in a bid to build trust around data ownership
IT association says results of second stage of website accessibility test indicate ‘ongoing challenge’ for councils
Governments must start taking cyber security as seriously as physical military security, according to Microsoft’s president, in the wake of the attack which affected the NHS on Friday.
Payment system error comes just months after the pair signed a new 10-year deal
Lydia Drumright argues for a more accurate common language will help boost public trust
This year's DL100 shortlist sees Defra’s fishing licence service competing with DWP’s Check Your State Pension and Scottish government’s CivTech initiatives for digital public service innovation of the year
Last week’s local elections saw a swing to the Conservatives, with a few successes for Labour in the city mayoral polls. But, if the political landscape has shifted, David Walker says it remains to be seen if local government tech will move beyond business as usual.
Advert for team of six with a £600,000 budget comes as former privacy adviser calls for a total review and reset of the government’s identity assurance services
Think tank warns that Home Office systems are a “long way from a fully digital service” that is needed to deal with the surge of permanent residency applications from EU nationals as the UK leaves the union
Project plans include using distributed ledger technology to give healthcare workers secure access to biometric data from wearables
Board papers reveal a lack of sufficient funding for the plan and that original business case underestimated time for software suppliers to gain accreditation
Scoping exercise launched for an organisation to cut down duplication and add value to a tech ecosystem that ‘drifts too readily’ towards tech solutions in search of problems
Job offered at £107,000 as London Office for Data Analytics pilot indicates initial successes
Jerry Fishenden fires parting shot at Cabinet Office for lack of support and engagement after six years on the government’s Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group