Data protection legislation commitment survives Tory cull of manifesto promises
Sir David Norgrove, the new chair of the UK Statistics Authority, sees better use of existing administrative data as a way to bolster the nation’s understanding of itself without conducting original and costly research.
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
Watchdog looks for international input on new regulatory landscape
International index results released today aim to spark conversation on improving open data publication and quality.
The London boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster City and Hammersmith and Fulham to create digital tools to improve communication between families and children’s services and allow social workers to work ‘on the go’
Council knew about vulnerability for months prior to attacker gaining access to emails
There is no lack of appetite for data projects – it’s just that the scope of them is so vast, many people don’t know where to begin
General election 2017: Questions over digital transformation agenda as minister Ben Gummer loses seat
Loss of key advocate for digital reform casts doubt on Whitehall's transformation agenda
TNA seeks key hire to help it become a digital archive "by instinct and design"
BT looks at turning points within the UK defence sector, the evolving nature of warfare and how new cyber-attacks pose new questions for our national defence
Grants of up to £100,000 available for eligible organisations
General election 2017: Politicians have been silent on data – and unwilling to let councils take the lead
While some councils boast impressive advocates for data analysis, there are strict limits on what they can accomplish without the backing of Westminster – as the election campaign row over social care shows
Government wants to know about successes and failures of telecare and telehealth plans to ensure its vision is on the right path
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.