AI patient referrals as good as top human experts, Moorfields research finds

14 August 2018

Study of use of DeepMind technology at NHS’s flagship eye hospital suggests artificial intelligence could help lead to swifter diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions

Bournemouth University to pick manufacturer of choice for £7m refresh of entire PC estate

13 August 2018

Institution wants to appoint a single manufacturer and a handful of reseller partners to undertake potential five-year deployment

Government mulls post-Maxwell options as national tech advisor confirmed for October departure

10 August 2018

Discussions underway for whether and how departing tech leader will be replaced after he leaves civil service in two months’ time

Crawley’s digital chief on why personalisation matters

13 August 2018

The council’s new head of digital and transformation talks to Gill Hitchcock about expanding online self-service and the potential of AI

Inside the Canadian Digital Service – why immigration transformation represents its ‘first big opportunity’

7 August 2018

In the second of our two-part feature, senior figures at the government transformation agency talk through the services it has built so far and how it intends to be ‘a bit more bold’ in its second year

 

Inside the Canadian Digital Service – how the transformation agency began life ‘on the corner of someone’s desk’

1 August 2018

In the first of a two-part feature to mark the anniversary of its opening, PublicTechnology talks to a range of key figures from the Canadian Digital Service about how it came to be established, its role and remit, and what it learned from the experiences of GDS 

Analyse and apologise – the six golden rules of social media in the public sector

25 July 2018

A range of organisations from across the public sector share their thoughts and experiences on commuters, creativity, and the pros and cons of ‘Manc humour’

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

Next steps for UK cybersecurity: legislation; skills; and security by design

8 August 2018

Talal Rajab of techUK looks at the key elements that are contributing to a hugely important year for cybersecurity in the UK

 

Finance leaders must help manage the digital hype

3 August 2018

Effective digital transformation requires finance professionals, technologists, and senior management to work together, believes Don Peebles of CIPFA

 

An open government will not always succeed – but a closed government is doomed to fail

30 July 2018

Secrecy creates a pressure that can lead to explosive consequences for both politicians and civil servants, according to Andrew Greenway

Scotland must learn lessons from the emperor’s new clothes of Whitehall transformation

26 July 2018

The digital scene in Westminster can be a self-congratulatory echo chamber, and the Scottish Government must block out the noise, believes Digital Scotland founder Neil McEvoy

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