The government could change the public’s perception of big data projects by focusing on improving its marketing as well as increasing transparency, a conference has been told.
MEP and former European commissioner Viviane Reding talks data protection and why economics trumps feminism.
The National Audit Office is to investigate how effective the government's efforts to centralise procurement through the Crown Commercial Service have been.
Managers need to design and implement solutions that meet the needs of staff as well as the end user, says Jane Roberts.
The government’s first use of blockchain technology is likely to be for monitoring the distribution of grants, it has announced.
Privatising the Land Registry risks "repeating the same mistakes" of previous outsourcing arrangements and could undermine the government's bid to make more data publicly accessible, according to the Open Data Institute.
Software vendors have been allowed to hike prices they charge to local authorities grappling with changes to council tax, a government report has found.
New regulations that came into force this week that transform public sector procurement in Scotland mean that public sector contracts can no longer be awarded solely on the basis of price or cost.
Warwickshire county council’s head of information assets tells Gill Hitchcock that cloud technologies offer local authorities a range of benefits provided they do their groundwork
Smart cities are already starting to become a reality, but the the next challenge is to make the leap to a big open market based on interoperable solutions and common procurement specifications, writes Roberto Viola.
The European Commission has accused Google of using its Android mobile operating system to abuse its dominant position.
The European Commission has outlined ambitious plans on how businesses and researchers across the EU can get better access to the technologies that will help them to modernise.
The UK Statistics Authority is to create a new "data campus", bringing together professionals from across government, academia and the private sector.
Bringing digital education, research and business together will allow talent, ideas, technologies and investments to bloom, says Willem Jonker.
Public bodies have two years to apply new data protection rules following their adoption by the European Parliament.
The UK has signed a memorandum of understanding to improve digital cooperation with the Australian government.
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is to strengthen guidance on partnering opportunities on the next iteration of the Digital Services Framework after confusion among customers and officials.
Civil service inertia is the "biggest challenge" facing the Government Digital Service as it presses ahead with plans to improve Whitehall's digital efforts, according to GDS chief Stephen Foreshew-Cain.
The Institute for Government's Emily Andrews says that the Government Digital Service needs to help public bodies swim before they can hunt.
A long-awaited vote on the EU passenger name records (PNR) legislation is likely to take place this week after months of delays.
The new Local Government Digital Service Standard, published yesterday, is a “big step forward” for local government digital delivery, according to one of those behind the initiative.
Extending the GOV.UK Verify identity checking system to local government has been identified as a key priority of a new collaborative body for the sector.