Most council leaders are confident in their digital approach, but less than a third of the public agree, according to a PwC survey.
The Crown Commercial Service says spending through the new version of its Technology Products framework could reach £4bn.
Six councils have signed up to a fraud and error review service provided by the technology company CapacityGrid.
The government is to bring forward plans to tighten up the inspection of fire and rescue service in England, home secretary Theresa May has said.
HMRC misjudged its digital strategy by reducing staffing levels before technical improvements were complete, according to a spending watchdog.
Senior local leaders need to do more to champion digital innovation in their own authorities, four professional bodies have said.
Local authorities in the north of England have been told to share their procurement data in a bid to improve collaboration with innovative tech companies in the face of the drive to increase...
The government has agreed an open service standard for emergency services, aimed at helping to standardise ICT interfaces and equipment.
The government has announced the launch of the first phase of a £3.9m Big Data initiative – aimed at improving the quality of life in five UK cities.
A Cabinet Office-led programme to transfer the back-office functions of most departments and agencies to two independent shared services centres has failed to achieve its anticipated savings...
Rotherham’s ICT manager Richard Copley wants a local-style GDS, but does he think the new Local Digital Coalition is the answer? Gill Hitchcock reports.
West Berkshire’s digital lead Phil Rumens talks about the task of ensuring the new Local Government Digital Service Standard makes an impact. Gill Hitchcock reports.
MEP and former European commissioner Viviane Reding talks data protection and why economics trumps feminism.
Outgoing Socitm president Nadira Hussain: “The value of a diverse workforce is clear, but the perception remains that tech is about geeky men in darkened rooms in front of screens”
Nadira Hussain says local government IT can achieve better outcomes by using the analytical, negotiating and project management skills of women. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Warwickshire county council’s head of information assets tells Gill Hitchcock that cloud technologies offer local authorities a range of benefits provided they do their groundwork
GDS has been a game-changer for the UK. But Joshua Chambers asks whether the big fish will survive without finding fresh feeding grounds
The government is not providing the digital skills or the infrastructure needed to make their own Universal Credit programme work, says Chi Onwurah.
As IT security evolves, employees must be kept in the loop about how to keep themselves and their organisations secure, says Joel Dolisy, CIO, SolarWinds
Isabel Moritz says the chances of success by an incumbent bidder are uncertain for UK public sector tenders.
There is a still a gap between cloud awareness and cloud-readiness of organisations considering implementing cloud solutions, says Jos Creese.
5G technology will be at the heart of the Internet of Things and a key enabler to Europe's future competitiveness, says Lambert van Nistelrooij.
G-Cloud needs to evolve with the market to arrest a recent slump in sales through the framework, says Bhuwan Kaushik.