UK business register recruiting for place on executive team
Authority launches competition offering small tech firms £10,000 cash and three-month pilot project with access to data and mayoral feedback
Post will also involve creation of analytics tools and platforms for minimising fraud
Telecoms exec to take Whitehall chief scientist post
Nesta’s Hasan Bakhshi and Eddie Copeland examine the impact on the UK public sector workforce of a range of global trends
Executive agency of MoD recruiting £117,000 CTO and two other senior posts
Government confirms pensions dashboard programme will go ahead, with launch scheduled for 2019
New online tools could help a greater proportion of UK businesses offer their services overseas, director at recently created department claims
Department for Education needs to fill three seats at its tech and digital top table
Organisation wants senior execs for delivery and product
Leaked Home Office paper unveils plans to take immigration status check service entirely online
Reform think tank urges Home Office to provide £450m spending grant and create academy to train thousands of cyber specialists
The government is looking for projects that can ensure next year’s Great Exhibition of the North has an impact for years to come
Sector now provides almost 5% of all jobs in the country, as well as 13.4% of exports
The £90k role will oversee the delivery of the DVLA's ICT and digital vision
Experts say HMRC's online tool to help contractors calculate tax status is 'not fit for purpose' as effects of IR35 reforms start to bite
The government chief people officer Rupert McNeil has said that the civil service is using recruitment technology that is “40 or 50 years out of date” as the civil service announces plans to trial a cloud-based recruitment platform in efforts to tackle bias.
Data privacy and lack of skills preventing public sector from making the most of digital, survey says
Senior managers in the public sector have said that data privacy, security and increasing regulations are all barriers to their organisations benefitting from mobile and digital technologies, according to a survey.
The new government is focused on Brexit, and Theresa May and Philip Hammond have not yet voiced their support for making government digital – but Daniel Thornton, co-author of the Institute for Government's in-depth report on digital transformation, says the potential for savings is huge.
The Scottish government is advertising for a chief digital officer for social security for the second time this year as it gains control of benefit systems.
The public sector might know what core digital skills it is short of, but its across-the-board capacity to embrace change is the key problem, according to Mel Ross of transformation consultancy Adapt2Digital.