As our movements increasingly depend on using our smartphones to demonstrate status, we need to ensure technology is secure, according to Dr Sarah Morris, of Cranfield University.
Online platforms and the major public cloud firms have great – and growing – power. Authorities must now make sure this comes with the requisite responsibility, according to Simon Hansford of UKCloud
An annual survey from techUK shows that significant barriers remain for smaller firms wishing to supply government, according to Henry Rex
With the Online Safety Bill now published, former police superintendent Iain Donnelly writes for PublicTechnology on the challenges that need to be overcome in order to ensure the law’s efficacy
Ciaran Martin discusses six tests that can be applied to the incoming national plan for cyber
Head of engineering Stuart Taylor discusses how 1,000 staff across the department support each other’s work
Coronavirus has shown the power of data and, according to Sue Daley of techUK, it is crucial that the UK implements the right laws to govern its use and protection
The health service’s IT infrastructure badly needs an update. But modernisation efforts must not focus solely on the technology, believes Matt Fetzer of Reform.
The national plan for the UK’s data needs could learn from the successful vaccine rollout by prioritising experts and practitioners, according to Dan Klein of Zühlke UK
Nimmi Patel of techUK on how its members are beginning to have important conversations about equality, and what the industry body can do to help
The soon-to-launch Aria should be equipped with the right model and resources to be pioneering, but accountable, according to Public founder Daniel Korski
While other countries adapted seamlessly to digital doctors' consultations and online teaching, coronavirus showed how little progress the UK has really made, believes Jack Perschke of netcompany
Now is the time for government to confront a tricky and long-standing issue, according to Eleonora Harwich of Reform
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
Bournemouth and Poole College was quick to roll out remote-access tools and is now planning for a future in which technology plays a bigger role, according to technical officer Keith Ball
Ahead of Yorkshire Day tomorrow – and as the city re-enters localised restrictions – we hear from the authority’s VisitBradford tourism chief Rachel Oxborough about how it has used online engagement to keep in touch with visitors and residents in recent months
The pandemic has provided a pressing use case for remote consultations but, according to Rowan Pritchard Jones of St Helens and Knowsley NHS trust, the technology has a lot to offer in the long term