Government service performance platform closes 'for maintenance'

11 December 2019

No timeframe on when work will conclude but plans are being made for information to be temporarily republished elsewhere, PublicTechnology understands

Worcestershire seeks IT and digital chief

11 December 2019

County council recruiting for leader to deliver ‘innovative solutions within a reducing budget’

Manchester City Council seeks £100k director of IT

9 December 2019

Post comes with remit to spearhead tech transformation and manage £55m planned investment

Wolverhampton councillors approve paperless meetings

6 December 2019

Local authority to use app across the board in bid to save money, decrease environmental impact and improve members’ IT skills

Election 2019: Which party has most to say on digital, data and technology?

10 December 2019

Examining the language of each party’s manifesto reveals significant differences in the amount and focus of proposals related to technology and data policy – as well as in the wider themes of each document

Conservative manifesto: five tech takeaways

9 December 2019

Rounding up the Tories’ key pledges in the area of digital and data, including a new cybercrime force and tax incentives for investments in cloud computing

Could AR/VR augment the public sector?

6 December 2019

Government has only dabbled with augmented and virtual reality so far, but the technology has a range of potential use cases, according to Jeremy Dalton of Immerse UK and PwC

How digital triage is cutting queues for urgent care

3 December 2019

Digital self-check-in at an NHS centre in London enables patients to be attended to within a few minutes. Gill Hitchcock reports.

How has the online voter registration service coped with 100,000 users a day?

29 November 2019

Since MPs voted in favour of a December election, upwards of 3.5 million registrations have been processed digitally

Labour manifesto: five tech takeaways

26 November 2019

The free broadband plan has attracted attention, but the party has a number of other proposals for the use and regulation of technology. PublicTechnology rounds up the major manifesto policies

Council collaboration catches on

5 December 2019

Georgina Maratheftis of techUK runs through a busy and productive month of partnerships for the local authority digital and technology sector

The greatest glitch in government

8 November 2019

In 2017, the NHS was the most high-profile victim of an international cyberattack. With the imminent phasing-out of support for Windows 7, Guinevere Poncia asks how government institutions are keeping pace with cyberthreats 

How digitisation helped the DWP make child maintenance easier for separated parents

4 November 2019

Improving its online offering has enabled the department to make life easier for citizens and its own staff. Lead delivery manager Alan Soulsby talks us through the project.

Better data can help make a better society

1 November 2019

Frankie Kay of the Office for National Statistics writes about a simple way in which we can improve lives all across the nation

Is procurement a friend or foe for local government transformation?

24 October 2019

Buying processes should be seen as an enabler of innovation, rather than a barrier, according to Georgina Maratheftis of techUK

What can the public sector learn from start-up culture?

10 October 2019

While it might not need the beer fridges and bean bags, the NHS could learn something from the employee-engagement fostered by start-ups, believes Anas Nader of Patchwork Health