Interview: Oliver Dowden on Verify, spending controls, and how ‘GDS is moving into new spaces’

13 November 2018

PublicTechnology talks to the minister for implementation about the challenges and successes of an eventful year for the Government Digital Service, and where the organisation goes from here

How Devo Manc is driving health and social care transformation

7 November 2018

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s chief digital officer talks PublicTechnology through the organisation’s work to drive standardisation and consistency across the NHS and local government

Cambridgeshire’s connectivity mission

5 November 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is investing £13.6m to boost connectivity. Gill Hitchcock reports on the challenging targets and the delivery team working with suppliers to remove barriers and pave the way for success

Full-fibre primary schools and the Mancunian skills gap – 10 tech announcements you may have missed in the Budget

31 October 2018

Although big-ticket technology announcements were largely absent from the chancellor’s speech, the Budget contained a number of initiatives and investments in digital and data

‘GDS’s future mission needs clarifying’

18 October 2018

A House of Commons inquiry into the work of GDS to data and the state of digital government has begun publishing its findings. PublicTechnology looks at what a range of experts have had to say

Current police ICT systems are in desperate need of change

15 November 2018

John Kellet of public sector digital specialist Eduserv looks at what at the results of the annual Police ICT Survey tell us about the force’s tech set-up

 

The third sector must play a key role in ‘social digital government’

24 October 2018

Government needs to make sure it is integrating resources from different places in support of common goals, according to Neil McEvoy of Digital Scotland

 

We all need to utter the F word sometimes

17 October 2018

PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall looks at the public sector’s vexed relationship with failure

Sharing civil service smart-working secrets

5 October 2018

HMRC has been lauded for its adoption of flexible working tools and practices. Luke Heselwood of think tank Reform believes the department’s Whitehall peers could learn from the tax agency’s example

Digital Marketplace SME sales data shows clouds in the silver lining

27 September 2018

Chris Farthing of Advice Cloud digs beneath the headline numbers to find both good news and cause for concern for government’s SME suppliers

A vision for a Digital Scotland

19 September 2018

Neil McEvoy of Digital Scotland explains how the country could learn from the low-cost and replicable systems implemented by Estonia, and why GovTech is huge opportunity for the Scottish Government