DWP scraps 55p-a-minute helpline charges but stresses 99% of Universal Credit claims are made online
Calls to helplines for all department’s services will be toll-free by the end of 2017
Local authority disclosed names 1,400 of disabled people and their carers in now-removed...
Data protection legislation commitment survives Tory cull of manifesto promises
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
TravelBot will give passengers up-to-date information on their Transport for London journeys
The culture department wants staff who will be “proactively working” with the key Brexit departments
Under-fire prime minister Theresa May brings DWP secretary into the Cabinet Office – but will her administration have the time for digital?
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
Green Party wins praise for steps to “minimise the complexity of its homepage and ensure a slick experience for site visitors” – as Jeremy Corbyn's Labour tops campaign traffic rankings
As voters head to the polls, new research suggests online option could help increase participation among non-voters
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
Claims that Employment Status tool cannot accurately determine whether contractors are liable under new IR35 tax rules.
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.
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.
If successful, data analytics project could be expanded across the NHS.
Socitm suggests Scottish local authorities lag behind because they are not subject to the UK Government’s Care Act 2015
Benefit fraud is worse than ever. Gary Pettengell asks if new technology is helping?
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.
Socitm warns that councils lagging behind on mobile configuration risk shutting out users with disabilities.
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.