Local public sector bodies are neglecting ICT security in their drive to share services with partner organisations, according to new research.
Bristol City Council has used the Local Authority Software Applications (LASA) framework to commission supplier Civica for a £1.9m project to provide software to manage its housing stock.
University researchers have been awarded a contract to develop software aimed at reducing the amount councils spend on dealing with litter - using CCTV cameras and image recognition...
Local government G-Cloud sales fell for the second month running to £1.68m in June, according to official figures.
Thurrock Council and Serco have ended a 15 year outsourcing relationship covering services including ICT following a review of the contract sparked by worries over value for money.
Former prime minister Tony Blair said today that the Labour Party must put government technology reforms at the heart of its policy renewal.
The Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud framework is showing an average of 20% savings against legacy single vendor agreements across government, according to new figures.
Three quarters of customers creating new accounts on the Digital Marketplace since March are from outside of central government, according to new figures.
The Scottish Government is seeking a supplier to rebuild and host its website for advertising public service contract opportunities.
Farid Ouazzani on how the rise of the Cloud has affected the approach organisations are taking to backing up data.
Last week, hackers stole 13,134 email addresses from City of Edinburgh Council - professor Bill Buchanan of Edinburgh Napier University offers his verdict.
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.
Email outages are a risk to public service delivery – Neil Murray asks what the public sector can do to prepare for future failures.
Ed Macnair on how local authorities should respond to new anti-radicalisation laws.
A more collaborative future needs the right IT platform to support the transformation journey, says Andrew Hawkins.
A gradual move to the cloud is the best option for most organisations, according to Paul Evans.
G-Cloud is a disaster, and the Government’s seems to have little interest in supporting its aims, says Alex Rabbetts.
Mike Bracken says that agile is a state of mind - not a set of rules.