EXCL: Digital minister says government will pass law to make smart devices safer ‘as soon as we can’
Matt Warman tells PublicTechnology event that government wants products and services to be secure ‘from the ground up’ – reducing burden on consumers and businesses
UK’s top two civil servants should be handed more responsibility as part of drive to make Cabinet Office more effective, says IfG
Government says a ‘small number’ of machines are affected by what users say is a worm that contacts Russian servers
Attack on Scottish environment watchdog happened on Christmas Eve
After a difficult year for key performance metrics, Myrtle Lloyd takes on DG-level post
Government considering launching online tool – but not in time for upcoming polls
Venues in Scotland will be able to conduct trials with juries based in cinemas or other offsite locations
County council seeks leader to work with suppliers, staff and elected members
Legacy IT has accounted for 80% of additional expense, according to PAC
‘When coronavirus struck, we accelerated, because citizens were struggling’ – how DWP revamped the Budgeting Loans service
The pandemic illustrated the importance of work to improve a service offering support for society’s most vulnerable, product owner Sharron Wise tells PublicTechnology
Having long suffered from a scarcity of funding, councils could be forgiven for deprioritising investments in new tech. But public and private and sector leaders tell PublicTechnology that digital has never been more important.
Privacy campaigners have hailed a major victory as a judgement declares the use of general warrants unlawful. PublicTechnology takes a closer look.
PublicTechnology completes our round-up of the most read and significant stories of 2020
PublicTechnology rounds up the most-read and significant stories we covered this year
This year saw public protests about the use of predictive analytics in decision-making. As the technology becomes more widely used in many public services, PublicTechnology asks experts about the implications for government, the law – and the citizens affected
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall picks out the big issues that might shape the year ahead. Apart from that one.
With many people potentially looking for a new career, there are simple, practical ways to make tech more inclusive – and benefit the whole industry, believes Abi Mohamed of Community Growth Ventures
After some high-profile tech blunders, Whitehall leaders need to ensure civil servants have the requisite digital skills and understanding, believes Daniel Korski of Public
Controlled access to technology can play a major role in supporting rehabilitation and reducing recidivism, according to Aidan Shilson-Thomas of Reform
The nation's expertise in online services and transformation could help forge connections with other countries, according to Tanya Filer from Cambridge University and Antonio Weiss of The PSC
Government needs to begin working with citizens and industry to address the risks created by the use of new technology, according to Jessica Morley and Luciano Floridi of the Oxford Internet Institute