Capita-led recruitment project hamstrung by Army’s ‘antiquated IT system’, MPs told

16 January 2019

The MoD and the Army made a number of errors during the troubled project to help meet the Army’s recruitment targets, officials have admitted 

AWS environment is ‘best fit’ for Crown Marketplace, minister claims

15 January 2019

Oliver Dowden adds that award of hosting deal to Amazon represents only 5% of total amount being spent on new procurement platform

Scottish FOI laws to be reviewed

14 January 2019

Information Commissioner tells parliamentary committee that ‘society and demands and experts more information’

How the police wants to use AI and analytics to ‘adopt a public-health approach to crime’

15 January 2019

Critics have claimed that an analytics project being led by West Midlands Police is bringing the dystopia of Minority Report to life. But superintendent Iain Donnelly tells PublicTechnology that he is determined to use tech and data ‘as a force for good’

Companies House aims for 100% digital

11 January 2019

The agency's director of digital tells PublicTechnology how the UK company register is using data science, agile methods – and eyeball tracking – in its transformation journey

The biggest stories of 2018 – part one

28 December 2018

We take a look back at the major developments that shaped the first half of the year

 

What next for the government’s anti-fake news unit?

21 December 2018

Earlier this year, the government loudly heralded the creation of the Rapid Response Unit to tackle misinformation. But two months after its initial funding ran out, it has gone quiet on its future.

How to deliver transformative NHS improvements at speed

17 January 2019

Jonathan Lofthouse of Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts gives his eight-point action plan for implementing technology – and reaping its benefits – as quickly as possible

The three public sector technology trends that will define 2019

27 December 2018

PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall picks out the topics and trends that will dominate the year ahead, and revisits the predictions of a year ago to see any of them came to pass

How Bolton and Wigan teamed up to tackle their cybersecurity challenges

18 December 2018

Technology chief Dave Pearce explains how the two local authorities are working together to share data, technology, and services

Is G-Cloud broken?

6 December 2018

For all its good intentions, the government's flagship digital services framework remains hamstrung by the wrong strategy and technical challenges, believes Romy Hughes of Brightman

The time is now to bridge the digital divide

28 November 2018

Eliminating digital exclusion would reduce inequality and give the economy a multibillion-pound boost, according to Helen Milner of Good Things Foundation

How to create a blockchain-powered digital nation

23 November 2018

Adopting the blockchain will help Scotland achieve its vision of becoming a fully digital nation and usher in an unprecedented era of economic growth, believes Neil McEvoy of DigitalScot.net