‘A vibrant cyber sector could revitalise post-industrial towns’ – Labour MP Platt

21 March 2019

Shadow Cabinet Office minister to tell PublicTechnology event that a regionally led approach focused on delivering skills for the public good could stimulate deindustrialised communities...

Universal Credit applications will not pull through existing claimant data

20 March 2019

DWP minister Justin Tomlinson claims department wants to ‘avoid transferring errors from legacy benefits’

MPs call for social media addiction to be classified as a disease

19 March 2019

All-party group encourages the implementation of a tax on online firms’ profits to fund initiatives to improve young people’s mental health

Will Brexit slow down public sector digital transformation?

21 March 2019

At a recent roundtable event, PublicTechnology and Gamma brought together a range of senior digital professionals to discuss the looming spectre of the UK’s exit from the EU, and what it means for transformation initiatives

‘Does GDS still have a role to play?’ – Cunnington faces MPs

18 March 2019

The ongoing select committee inquiry into digital government did not pull any punches when it heard oral evidence from GDS director general Kevin Cunnington. But was the digital government chief left on the ropes?

How Leeds is improving care by breaking out of 'NHS-only systems'

8 March 2019

Leeds digital chief Dylan Roberts tells Gill Hitchcock about how the city is joining up records and trying to help 10,000 Loiners get online each year

‘Innovation is problematic when it is behind the scenes’

5 March 2019

Jeni Tennison, CEO of the Open Data Institute, talks to PublicTechnology about the organisation’s work with government and how to balance risk and reward in the use of open data

Our response to online harms should focus as much on cure as prevention

22 March 2019

PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall believes that the government’s online harms strategy must address their impact, as well as their cause 

Why box-ticking won’t help the NHS achieve our 10-year plan for digital

13 March 2019

Sam Shah, director for digital development at NHS England, discusses how single-problem healthtech solutions do not align with the wider health technology vision

Action is needed now on digital identities

27 February 2019

Ruth Milligan of techUK explains why the government must take the lead to ensure the UK implements a system of digital identities

Digital cannot deliver transformation if it is just a platform for bad policy

11 February 2019

Neil McEvoy of Digital Scotland explains why country’s new social security programme is a change for technology and policy to unite to make a difference