The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
With the deadline for going paperless less than a year away, Gill Hitchcock finds that front-line workers have differing views on health service’s tech systems
After calling time on a long civil-service career earlier this year, the former Directgov and GDS leader discusses how digital government has evolved during the 20 years he spent as one of its leading advocates
Resilience and efficiency minister Caroline Nokes discusses the UK’s progress to date in the digital government space, and where its priorities lie now
Luton Borough Council chose to renew its IT contract rather than go with a new provider. The council’s technology lead tells Gill Hitchcock how it shifted to an outcomes-based approach – and why a flexible 10-year contract can still be a good deal.
‘The skill set for any CIO is the same’: Socitm president Geoff Connell on moving from borough to county
Geoff Connell took up his role of CIO at Norfolk County Council in August last year. Rebecca Hill asks him how he found the change from the London Borough of Newham, and finds out what’s on his to-do list.
Chancellor set to propose changes to regulation to help the UK ‘take full advantage’ of emerging technology
NHS Business Services Authority issues RFI seeking feedback on potential benefits and challenges of moving Oracle-based system off premises
‘You should be able to see your entire interaction with us’ – HMRC promises to put its mountain of data to customer-centric use
Organisation’s first-ever CDO looks to improve how the department processes and uses information
Craig Stewart of Venafi believes that governments need to stop characterising the security technology as the enemy
Ian Fishwick of Innopsis argues that, while the DPS model is imperfect, the government should be commended for trying new procurement ideas
An investment in skills is needed to create the cities of the future, argues James Milligan of Hays Digital Technology