HMRC reveals compatible software for digital VAT returns

19 July 2018

Eighteen software programs are currently ready to support Making Tax Digital for VAT, with over 100 more companies hoping to develop products

Government to create digital database of property and land

19 July 2018

The creation of a Digital National Asset Register forms part of the newly published Government Estate Strategy

Essex resets digital transformation with multimillion pound programme of work

19 July 2018

Authority awards a nine-month deal worth £1.9m to Socitm Advisory and launches £2m tender for a longer-term transformation partner

 

Why GDS is still losing the ‘parlour game’ of government

12 July 2018

Martha Lane Fox and Mike Bracken, two of the key figures in the creation of GDS, believe the organisation remains stymied by major barriers in both the civil service and parliament

 

The doctor will virtually see you now – how one ‘forward-thinking’ GP surgery is embracing technology

9 July 2018

Marple Cottage Surgery is leading NHS primary care by improving patient experience with video consultations. Gill Hitchcock finds out more

‘Good things happen when you play nicely’ – GDS takes a new tack

3 July 2018

Director general Kevin Cunnington gives speech detailing how the organisation has ‘changed the way we work with departments’

 

Interview: London CDO Blackwell on why the capital must be ‘visionary, but pragmatic’

29 June 2018

Two weeks on from the publication of the strategy to make London the world’s smartest city, the capital’s chief digital officer Theo Blackwell talks PublicTechnology through the plan and the key challenges ahead

Serious Fraud Office uses artificial intelligence to crack real crimes

22 June 2018

Chief technology officer Ben Denison discusses how the organisation is using technology to get on top of increasingly vast and complex cases of bribery, fraud, and corruption

‘It can really bring to life the work we do’ – how the DWP got social media savvy

19 June 2018

Digital engagement leaders tell PublicTechnology about the department’s use of Twitter and LinkedIn to interact with citizens and potential and current employees

Government must ensure the UK does not cede its 5G leadership

13 July 2018

Mark Kleinman and Mischa Dohler of King’s College London have four recommendations to ensure the UK’s strong position in 5G is not thrown away

Why peer support, not a grand vision, is the key to shared services

6 June 2018

Richard Blanford of Fordway believes there is scope for much more growth in shared services if local authorities focus on working with each other

The public sector must be transparent on data use to gain citizens’ trust

30 May 2018

While GDPR is right to provide individuals with greater control over how their information is used, the benefits of sharing data should not be overlooked, believes Rose Lasko-Skinner of Reform

We all have something to hide – and the government must let us

21 May 2018

The public sector needs to be careful it does not fall foul of citizens’ growing disquiet about how their data is used and by whom, according to PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall

Ending the ‘brogrammer’ culture – how to close the gender gap

15 May 2018

Lucy Hocking of RAND Europe looks at the three main barriers preventing women from thriving in the STEM sector – and how they can be overcome

 

One year on, have the metro mayors delivered digital devolution?

5 May 2018

After 12 months in the job, the digital performance of the heads of the six city regions is assessed by Georgina Maratheftis of techUK