Scottish Government inverts tech procurement to help public sector buy ‘what you do not know exists’
The CivTech scheme starts with a problem, not a solution, and encourages public sector agencies to work with start-ups and entrepreneurs to develop ideas
Professor David Hughes authored NHS Digital’s data strategy and will now focus on mental health analytics
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.
Technology is predicted to be the fastest growing sector of the Scottish economy to 2024
Leaders from DWP, HMRC and the Parliamentary Digital Service among those honoured
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
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
TechUK warns that chunks of the Conservative manifesto will be "watered down, or jettisoned altogether" to make it through parliament
Last month's high-profile cyber attack caused chaos across much of the NHS, but some parts were unscathed. SA Mathieson explores why
Gannon reveals exclusively to Public Technology why he has joined the council and what his remit will be
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
"It's not about having a glossy website" - East Renfrewshire Council’s Lorraine McMillan on the power of sharing digital expertise
Lorraine McMillan, chief executive of East Renfrewshire Council, tells Gill Hitchcock why cooperating on digital is second nature for Scotland’s local authorities
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
Drive to boost digital public services needs renewed political leadership after the election, says the Institute for Government
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
The £90k role will oversee the delivery of the DVLA's ICT and digital vision
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
Bryant to join System C as chief operating officer, after four and a half years at the NHS.
The UK government says that it wants to move to the Cloud. Here’s why it’s not happening yet.
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.