Former No. 10 policy adviser Daniel Korski tells Sam Trendall about his plans to create an armada of UK tech players to compete with the best California has to offer – and why he needed to leave Whitehall to do so
Firms including Microsoft, IBM, Fujitsu, and HP sign up for new Prompt Payment Code
Taking a punt on a start-up is better than explaining costly failures to the Public Accounts Committee, according to Daniel Korski
Experts sought for Greater London Simulator project
As it moves to a new £53m flagship campus, Ayrshire College has removed the distinction between IT and general-purpose classrooms. Sam Trendall meets ICT manager Brad Johnstone to hear more
Canon and Xerox to compete with local SMEs as eight firms land on £60m-plus Scottish Government print framework
Possible four-year deal covers broad range of public sector bodies and comprehensive portfolio of products and services
Four suppliers expected to tender to supply patient administration and clinical systems to primary care providers
Council reveals more details of new ICT model, including SIAM and strengthened governance arrangements
Technology is predicted to be the fastest growing sector of the Scottish economy to 2024
London borough to replace council-operated 24/7 monitoring service for elderly residents
South East police force is looking for a supplier to build a new digital asset management system that could be rolled out right across the UK
Bradford Council will work with local digital innovation centre and businesses to pre-empt cyber attacks
Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
The new iteration of G-Cloud launches today, with changes intended to make it easier to find relevant services – view the list of 2,847 suppliers making it onto the framework.
Government procurement has reached a fork in the road, says FutureGov founder Dominic Campbell. Will it continue on the path to agile, and start buying services based on trust and fairness, or pivot back to waterfall?
Birmingham City Council has scrapped its controversial joint venture with Capita three years early.
The global ransomware attack has been followed by an outcry about the NHS' reliance on legacy systems. Harry Metcalfe and Lee Maguire of dxw say you can't properly diagnose the problem - or understand an organisation's culture - from the outside, but call for technicians to be empowered to act quickly when...
Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
IT association says results of second stage of website accessibility test indicate ‘ongoing challenge’ for councils
Implied consent ‘not an appropriate legal basis’ for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind
Leaked letter from government's national data guardian Fiona Caldicott says patient records were being used to test and develop Streams app - not for direct care
Common Technology Services director is the latest in a long line of departures from the organisation since it has been under new management