Removal of guidelines could mean departments can now spend up to £20m on consultants without requiring external approval
Department reveals that tens of thousands completed annual process ‘with minutes to spare’
Parliament signs off abolishment of technology unit and transfer of duties and data sets to overarching national body
Plans announced to expand remit and availability of the non-emergency advice system
Funding initiative reveals recipients of government backing for automated vehicles, including soon-to-launch passenger service in Edinburgh
Report finds that DIT must continue to tackle a shortfall of digital specialists and needs to implement new software systems
Department retains firm on two-year deal
London borough creates tech-centric assistant CEO role to drive service transformation
Ex-cabinet minister failed to wait for official advice before announcing role with TalkTV, according to anti-corruption committee
A new plan to ease pressures on emergency care aims to ramp up the use of technology that can enable patients to be treated at home
A reminder of the shocks, scandals and success stories that shaped the world of government technology in 2022
The newly established GOTT aims to help agencies realise the value of their assets. Its chief executive explains all.
A ‘perfect storm’ of factors helped create a significant backlog of information-access complaints – but the data watchdog has a plan to improve. PublicTechnology takes a closer look.
EXCL: Government warned of ‘serious risk’ to services as UKCloud customers hit with sevenfold price increase
Customers that cannot pay fees seven times higher than contracted price face a race against time to migrate data from collapsed £40m public sector hosting firm. PublicTechnology investigates.
The DWP has revealed it is using artificial intelligence to help detect fraud. But, as PublicTechnology discovers, some are concerned that it needs to reveal a lot more about how it does so.
Members of the Caribbean Community are working through an action plan to harmonise laws, increase investigative skills and broaden international cooperation. PublicTechnology finds out more.
Samaira Uddin of GDS discusses how civil servants can be an allies and advocates for their disabled co-workers
Leaders from two of government’s core digital and data units – the CDDO and CDEI – introduce new guidelines intended to promote transparency in the public sector’s use of algorithms
Gathering and analysing information can help institutions promote engagement and wellbeing, according to Alex Chapman of Middlesex University
In light of plans to overhaul USA.gov, YuJune Park of Parsons School of Design explains the revamp must put citizens first
Various vulnerable groups are among those at risk of lacking the connectivity or skills to engage with public services, according to Graham Cutting of Cantium
A pipeline of both technical and commercial skills, and proper consideration of the ethical implications is needed to ensure organisations are not left behind, according to Laura Foster of techUK