The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
Group chat services can make civil servants more efficient by reducing email overload. If government does not embrace them, it will lose out
A fresh look at data protection and backup best practice, particularly when it comes to ransomware.
"At the end of the day, the services are all the same, so if you’re doing bins from Shetland to Glasgow to the Borders, we all do similar services"
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.
Four suppliers expected to tender to supply patient administration and clinical systems to primary care providers
Nearly a third (28%) of local IT leaders do not think they their organisation is completely ready for impending compliance regulations.
Council reveals more details of new ICT model, including SIAM and strengthened governance arrangements
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
With the cyber threat shifting its focus to sabotage rather than data theft, many of the defences deployed by public sector organisations will have to be adapted for the new world
New threats require the sort of joint civilian and military planning that was common in the Cold War – but with a focus on cyber rather than nuclear, says Jennifer Cole of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)