The UK has tended to only introduce data-protection laws in conjunction with EU legislation and, according to Ray Walsh from ProPrivacy, the post-Brexit world may see the country prioritise authorities’ access to personal data over citizens' right to privacy
The results of techUK’s annual GovTech SME Survey suggest the Digital Marketplace has made a...
‘We need your data’ – how the ONS is mobilising the power of information in the fight against coronavirus
As the UK enters its ninth week of lockdown, interim deputy national statistician Frankie Kay calls for organisations to bring their data together to address the nation’s challenges
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall salutes the outstanding efforts of public sector technologists in helping to respond to coronavirus
A lack of physical proximity need not be a barrier to collaboration and an inclusive culture, according Rasmus Koefoed-Jespersen and Susheel Dodeja of BJSS
Clearly understanding your MVP, managing ambiguity, and involving assessors in your project are among the top tips offered by Christina Ehlers of BJSS SPARCK
The discovery phase is the time to set the course for transformation. Service-design professionals need to ensure the journey is embarked upon throughout – and beyond – their organisation, believes Gordon Haywood of BJSS SPARCK
The digital and data-driven economy has had a significant impact on our privacy. Siân Brooke from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford examines how policy professionals should respond.
Coronavirus could be a boon for cybercriminals, but could also be an ideal time for organisations to tune up their security, writes Henry Asson of the PublicTechnology events series
The Covid-19 pandemic has profoundly changed how we live. Neil McEvoy of DigitalScot.net asks how the new way of life might impact what happens once the current crisis is over.
Fiona Dawe of the ONS explains how the organisation is using existing data and new techniques of gathering information to better understand sustainability across economic, environmental, and public health factors
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall on the immense importance of government digital and data professionals, at a time when a lot of things suddenly seem less important than they did just a few days ago
Standards and clear leadership are needed to make progress in this crucial area, according to Tom Russell of techUK
With many government-developed services seeing poor uptake, the answer may lie in allowing citizens to ‘bring your own identity’, according to Arthur Mickoleit of Gartner
Too many public sector entities have become dependent on consultants who have outstayed their welcome, according to Romy Hughes of Brightman
If councils wish to make their digital ambitions a reality, senior managers need to familiarise themselves with digital ways of working and the role they should play, believes Alex Yedigaroff of dxw
An information monopoly is a danger that must be taken seriously, argues Simon Hansford of UKCloud
Any government reform must empower policymakers to consider the needs of both citizens and their digital colleagues, according to Sam Menter of Mace&Menter
Georgina Maratheftis of techUK runs through a busy and productive month of partnerships for the local authority digital and technology sector
In 2017, the NHS was the most high-profile victim of an international cyberattack. With the imminent phasing-out of support for Windows 7, Guinevere Poncia asks how government institutions are keeping pace with cyberthreats
Improving its online offering has enabled the department to make life easier for citizens and its own staff. Lead delivery manager Alan Soulsby talks us through the project.
Frankie Kay of the Office for National Statistics writes about a simple way in which we can improve lives all across the nation
Buying processes should be seen as an enabler of innovation, rather than a barrier, according to Georgina Maratheftis of techUK