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
Peers: Government needs a credible NHS innovation strategy - and should penalise those that don’t engage
Damning House of Lords report on long-term sustainability of the NHS calls for ‘strong leadership and a radical culture shift’ to incentivise innovation and improve public engagement over use of patient data
Principles call for data that is open, well-maintained, easy to find and simple to use
Liaison Committee announces decisions on new committees, as failed application for ad hoc inquiry into national identity cards questioned
GovStart programme gives small companies the chance to learn from GDS leaders past and present and access part of £320bn global market
Think tank says data dashboards have the potential to mislead and urges government to boost staff’s data science skills
Alex Holmes announced that he is to become deputy director of cyber security at the department
Analysis comes amid reports that the contractors behind HMRC’s own tax status assessment tool are set to leave the public sector because of the clampdown
Taxonomy sets out career paths and capabilities for 37 roles
NAO says GDS has a ‘long way to go’ in a report that lays bare the problems faced by the government's flagship identity assurance programme Verify
Authoritative list of Scottish local authorities enters alpha as Whitehall announces registers of government organisations, prisons and administrative regions
IT errors on two of the government’s Child Support Agency schemes - which are in the process of being closed - led to backlogs and miscalculations, according to a report
Archives Unlocked strategy focuses on the potential of digital to increase resilience and innovation, as £1m fund set to boost digital training
Lead service designer role offered at a salary of around £91,000
National statistician outlines ambitious plans for ONS Data Science Campus to 'mobilise the power of data’ for decision-making
Detailed figures released by the Treasury reveal how much businesses are expected to have to spend on hardware, software and training
The Office for National Statistics has today launched its Data Science Campus in Newport, Wales, to make better use of data and develop the statistical information it provides.
The UK’s spending watchdog has said that there is a need for “greater urgency” in the government’s plans to tackle skills shortages in the civil service.
Interview: Conservative peer Chris Holmes calls for a considered but can-do attitude from government on blockchain
Two sides to the BitCoin? Conservative peer Chris Holmes talks to Rebecca Hill about being positive about blockchain’s potential for public services without seeing it as a ‘wonder drug’.
The Scottish government will implement a “tough” assurance process for digital projects, mandate the use of common technologies and offer training to make sure civil servants “get digital”.
The Home Office is advertising for specialist big data teams to support digital, data and technology programmes in its immigration IT portfolio.
Councils should be in the “driving seat” of technological change, but need to rethink the role they play in their locality and invest in long-term planning, a report has said.