Penalties for public bodies often impact services – rather than shareholders – according to commissioner John Edwards
Senior officials tell MPs about the challenges they face in delivering major programmes
Download spike also prompts rise in digital prescriptions and use of technology to book GP appointments
A total of 134,000 people were underpaid by DWP, with complex rules and a widespread need for manual reviews pegged by auditors as a main cause
Julia Lopez, the minister responsible for GDS and CDDO, has moved departments – but the digital divisions may now receive more attention from the top of the Cabinet Office
Email blunder ‘needlessly put lives at risk’ according to shadow defence secretary
Reforms will also encompass provisional licences and MOT documents
Departmental analysis shows rate rose from 5% to 5.2% in 2019/20
Minister wants to develop tech to ensure collection of rape victims’ digital data is ‘not intrusive’
Initiative aims to explore use of technology to limit data extracted during investigations
Department seeks to boost cyber team
NHS Covid app: weekly contact alerts now level with number of positive cases as figure drops below 200,000
Manual contact-tracing is now bearing much of the burden of reaching those who may have been exposed to coronavirus
New public body seeks chief people officer with experience of using data and digital to support reform
Urgent amendments will be supported by digital content specialist Scroll
Public Accounts Committee calls on DWP to use good-quality diversity data to improve its employment support
South Warwickshire trust hails clinical AI ‘another set of eyes’
Academics say digital tactics raise legal and ethical questions
Following a government ‘data-matching exercise’ recipients of a recent government mail-out were warned they could be stripped of rights and payments – despite already holding settled status. PublicTechnology investigates.
Procurement framework to meet public sector’s growing need for big data and analytics
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.
Civil servants with second jobs or company directorships includes member of digital directorate
Today was supposed to mark the commencement of data-gathering for the controversial GPDPR scheme – but plans are now on hold. PublicTechnology recaps the story so far.
Bringing the best data science knowledge and skills in-house could be key to the future effectiveness of NHS Test and Trace