Q&A: HMRC tech chief on how the department is ‘leading the way on government cloud adoption’

17 March 2021

Daljit Rehal tells PublicTechnology about his priorities for the tax agency’s digital services and its programme to reform billions of pounds of tech procurement

IWD 2021: Female tech heroes and why inclusion matters

8 March 2021

A range of experts from across the public sector digital and data scene tell us about their inspirations and the changes they would like to see before IWD 2022

Does data science have a dangerous gender gap?

8 March 2021

A new report from the Alan Turing Institute identifies a worrying gender imbalance in a fast-growing and significant sector. PublicTechnology talks to the report’s authors about the scale of the problem and how it might be addressed.

Making contact: inside the project to build the NHS Covid-19 app

3 March 2021

More than 20 million UK citizens have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app. One of the leaders of the development process tells PublicTechnology about its impact and future plans.

Data governance is fundamental to our post-pandemic world

9 April 2021

Coronavirus has shown the power of data and, according to Sue Daley of techUK, it is crucial that the UK implements the right laws to govern its use and protection

NHS workers must be at the centre of technology reform

7 April 2021

The health service’s IT infrastructure badly needs an update. But modernisation efforts must not focus solely on the technology, believes Matt Fetzer of Reform.

The National Data Strategy needs a shot in the arm

24 March 2021

The national plan for the UK’s data needs could learn from the successful vaccine rollout by prioritising experts and practitioners, according to Dan Klein of Zühlke UK

IWD 2021: time to accelerate ambitions for meaningful change

8 March 2021

Nimmi Patel of techUK on how its members are beginning to have important conversations about equality, and what the industry body can do to help

Government’s high-risk R&D unit must be free to set its own mandate

1 March 2021

The soon-to-launch Aria should be equipped with the right model and resources to be pioneering, but accountable, according to Public founder Daniel Korski

The pandemic has exposed the government’s broken digital promises

9 February 2021

While other countries adapted seamlessly to digital doctors' consultations and online teaching, coronavirus showed how little progress the UK has really made, believes Jack Perschke of netcompany