LocalGov Digital, the local government ICT practitioner network, has launched a sub-network for digital designers and developers working on council services.
A South West council has launched a framework tender for an adult social care case management system (CMS) worth up to £4.7 million.
Creating responsive websites is preferable to producing service-specific apps, according to a new list of recommendations for local authorities designing digital services. Read the full list here.
Councils which fail to properly license their software are at risk from large fines, according to Julian Swan from industry body BSA.
Graeme Stewart says the move to the Public Services Network presents some big security challenges for local authorities, and that they need time to develop solutions.
Jacob Barreth warns that councils need to consider the potential drawbacks, in addition to the benefits of migrating their ICT services to the Cloud.