Since a public sector-wide agreement with AWS was introduced six months ago, departments have signed contracts worth hundreds of millions with the cloud firm. PublicTechnology takes a closer look.
Full-fibre primary schools and the Mancunian skills gap – 10 tech announcements you may have missed in the Budget
Although big-ticket technology announcements were largely absent from the chancellor’s speech, the Budget contained a number of initiatives and investments in digital and data
The government has issued a ‘call to arms’ for experts to help Whitehall make a shift to smarter working practices
A House of Commons inquiry into the work of GDS to data and the state of digital government has begun publishing its findings. PublicTechnology looks at what a range of experts have had to say
A Welsh fire service is calling for technology suppliers to collaborate on a digital tracking solution which could increase safety for fire crews across the globe. Gill Hitchcock reports.
'If none of our ideas fail, we are not being ambitious enough' - inside government's data science revolution
Tom Smith, managing director of the ONS Data Science Campus, tells PublicTechnology how and why he wants to 'move the needle' for the use of data across the public sector
In the wake of last year's WannaCry ransomware attack and a range of high-profile threats since then, PublicTechnology and Trend Micro invited a panel of experts to discuss how the public sector can build resilience and protect itself. Geoffrey Lyons reports.
Following the recent annual update from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the law-enforcement organisation’s IT leader provides on update on the rollout of cloud and other technologies
The government reform movement has snowballed to include both counterparts in other countries and the wider public sector. PublicTechnology went along to its first global event to find out more
Executive and political leadership at the east London council talk to PublicTechnology about their work to lead transformation in a way that benefits the entire borough
The innovation strategy should not be a minister saying ‘that one looks shiny’ – Dowden’s pragmatic plan
Minister for implementation pledges that the upcoming government innovation strategy will be a practical strategy to address problems
Borough council’s head of ICT Nadira Hussain talks about getting the best out of existing digital systems, upskilling staff and recruiting to new roles with insourced services. Gill Hitchcock reports
October 1 marks the ‘paper switch-off’ deadline. PublicTechnology looks at the stats to assess whether one of the health service’s flagship digitisation schemes is on track.
The council’s new head of digital and transformation talks to Gill Hitchcock about expanding online self-service and the potential of AI
Inside the Canadian Digital Service – why immigration transformation represents its ‘first big opportunity’
In the second of our two-part feature, senior figures at the government transformation agency talk through the services it has built so far and how it intends to be ‘a bit more bold’ in its second year
Inside the Canadian Digital Service – how the transformation agency began life ‘on the corner of someone’s desk’
In the first of a two-part feature to mark the anniversary of its opening, PublicTechnology talks to a range of key figures from the Canadian Digital Service about how it came to be established, its role and remit, and what it learned from the experiences of GDS
A range of organisations from across the public sector share their thoughts and experiences on commuters, creativity, and the pros and cons of ‘Manc humour’
Martha Lane Fox and Mike Bracken, two of the key figures in the creation of GDS, believe the organisation remains stymied by major barriers in both the civil service and parliament
The doctor will virtually see you now – how one ‘forward-thinking’ GP surgery is embracing technology
Marple Cottage Surgery is leading NHS primary care by improving patient experience with video consultations. Gill Hitchcock finds out more
Director general Kevin Cunnington gives speech detailing how the organisation has ‘changed the way we work with departments’
Two weeks on from the publication of the strategy to make London the world’s smartest city, the capital’s chief digital officer Theo Blackwell talks PublicTechnology through the plan and the key challenges ahead
Chief technology officer Ben Denison discusses how the organisation is using technology to get on top of increasingly vast and complex cases of bribery, fraud, and corruption