Real-time information rollout has saved the Exchequer more than £400m but many businesses see it as a burden, HMRC report finds
Department publishes evaluation of benefits and challenges of new system
Political parties fail to grasp importance of open data for policies and services, according to the Open Data Institute’s head of policy, Peter Wells
London Borough of Kingston is co-developing a digital tool with the Local Government Information Unit for more ‘honest’ reporting on individuals’ care needs
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
Information Commissioner's Office shows sharp increase in data breach incidents in central government and courts sectors.
Council published sensitive data of family on its online portal
Bryant to join System C as chief operating officer, after four and a half years at the NHS.
An NHS-wide cloud for sharing diagnostic images and intelligence across the health service could mean huge economies of scale, stronger collaboration, and rapid digitisation, according to Jane Rendall and Fredrik Gustavsson.
Report highlights challenges for public sector in encouraging private investment into smart city technologies.
Earlier this year the Office for National Statistics launched its Data Science Campus, promising to deliver ‘data science for public good’. Rebecca Hill spoke to its managing director Tom Smith to find out what that means in practice.
If successful, data analytics project could be expanded across the NHS.
Budget constraints and practicalities might prevent councils from making large-scale changes to their IT systems. But, says Richard Whomes, even the smallest steps to modernisation can make a big impact.
European consortium will engage with local government ‘everywhere’ as part of open data project to give individuals greater control of their online data.
Executive agency announces shift in focus to surveillance, data, evidence, research capability and policy expertise.
World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, releases the fourth edition of its Open Data Barometer, ranking governments on their use of open data for accountability, innovation and social impact.
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...
After the Tories released their manifesto,PublicTechnology takes a look at the three main parties' plans for digital and technology ahead of next month's general election.
Charity Independent Age says Socitm survey results - which show a lack of easy-to-access information on care for older people - are ‘concerning’
EU-funded project Decode to look at how distributed ledgers could help people better control their personal data in a bid to build trust around data ownership
Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue
Liberal Democrats say they will repeal controversial Investigatory Powers Act - as Labour calls for ‘proportionate’ controls
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