Open source technology has failed to catch on with local government and is not necessarily cheaper than proprietary software, according to a new report.
A taskforce into digital skills established by Labour leader Ed Miliband is seeking views on how the UK can boost the ICT capabilities of employees.
A programme to use digital dashboards to analyse council service delivery is to expand after its initial work identified opportunities to reduce failure demand.
The government is inviting applications for millions of pounds to allow public sector bodies to release more data to the public, including for ICT infrastructure.
LocalGov Digital, the local government ICT practitioner network, has launched a sub-network for digital designers and developers working on council services.
Despite the rising tide of economic optimism, local government organisations are set to continue to see budget reductions throughout the year.