2016 State of Policing report calls for a single decision-making mechanism for ICT to bring forces into the technological age after years of isolationism and protectionism
Business secretary Greg Clark announces spending breakdown for first areas to receive investment through the fund
‘Tragedy in waiting’: Government slammed over potential six-month gap in emergency service communications
Plan to update emergency services communications network dealt another blow as scathing Public Accounts Committee report warns of “potentially catastrophic” impact on public safety
Rules for digital projects to be iterated again in collaboration with spend controls team
Pilot study suggests qualitative data from online forums could improve healthcare professionals’ understanding of patient needs
More than 80% of sites fully tested in Better Connected survey allowed residents to apply online
The prime minister’s announcement of a general election on 8 June comes as influential House of Commons committee urges thorough stress-testing of Register to Vote website
Survey finds public sector isn’t making the most of digital, with costs, culture and legacy systems identified as major barriers to transformation
Government to test ‘model contracts’ in a bid to bring procurement into the digital age
Company to provide a range of cloud and IT services as part of the Met’s technology transformation programme
MPs slam government for lack of clear technical leadership and contingency planning to deal with website collapse
Mental health trusts to spend £70m on innovative digital services and systems
Dedicated mobile health space will allow developers to test their tools, as NHS Digital Apps Library goes live
In three weeks, voters in Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool get to choose new mayors, but you’d be hard pushed to find much mention of tech in their manifestos, says David Walker. He asks if there’s a reason for their seemingly half-hearted approach to IT...
Tax authority offers £180,000 for digital DG some six months after Mark Dearnley headed back to the private sector
Department to replace enterprise resource planning system, business intelligence tool and payroll system with integrated cloud-based system called Metis
Two senior appointments complete refreshed management team
All-Wales digital services framework to provide a range of ICT solutions
‘You’re always competing with something’: EY’s global lead for government on recruitment in a digital age
Ageing governments across the world are crying out for an injection of fresh talent. EY's George Atalla tells Rebecca Hill that they have plenty to offer - but need to change their approach.
Peers anticipate some ping-pong as ‘Christmas tree’ bill returns to the Commons
Finding new ways to publish public information has turned Torfaen Council into a local government social media leader. Gill Hitchcock reports.