A council has adopted a new URL after deciding that the previous version it had adopted was too unwieldy at 36 characters in length.
Traffic congestion is the number one issue that the population believe should be tackled through “smart city” initiatives, according to research.
New research shows central government departments and agencies lag behind the private sector's use of data to improve customer experience.
Suppliers applying for the delayed Digital Services 2 framework have finally been told whether they are likely to have been successful.
A wealth of information on local areas is to be made available through a new Application Programmable Interface (API) developed by the Local Government Association.
The jury is “still out” on the government’s attempts to get citizens using digital public services by default, Mike Bracken has acknowledged.
Digital officials are working to slash the length of contracts under the Digital Services framework after estimating current versions take at least six hours to read.
After a year's impasse, the European Council, Parliament and Commission have resumed trilogue discussions on EU data protection reform.
Local government sales through G-Cloud nose-dived in May, down almost a third on the April total, according to new figures.
Tim Gibson assesses government efforts to protect public and private sectors alike from the threat posed by hackers.
Who is the man taking over from Francis Maude in charge of government digital strategy and procurement?
Josh Chambers looks at global examples for a clue as to how Whitehall can work with local governments to produce true “government as a platform”.
Governments across the world are increasingly using online games to train staff and engage with the public.
Phil Neal lists the ways technology can help improve early intervention decisions by local authorities.
A guide to help local authorities understand the threat from cyber attacks, produced by central government.
Andrew Gunn says that local authorities must not underestimate the technical challenges posed by the government’s drive to hand them more power.
Agile is not a panacea for all ills, but can help government deliver digital services more efficiently, says Daniel Thornton.
The Scottish Government is still failing to get basic digital contract management right, according to a new report. Gemma Diamond looks at the findings.
Councils need to realise the full potential of their data - and the advantage it gives them - says Adrian Brown.
Andrew Maybin looks at how local government’s sluggish adoption of the platform can be improved.
Harry Metcalfe welcomes the fresh approach to the Digital Services framework, but says the devil will be in the detail.