Option can only be used for essential goods
Minister says data was wiped during ‘standard housekeeping process’
Education Scotland stresses there is a ‘manual workaround’
Small-scale testing began in October
Quartet of contracts awarded last month
Ministers seek to understand current use of vendor’s kit
Survey conducted by FDA union finds 97% of officials want option of working remotely
Home Office tech chief Davinson appointed leader of newly created Central Digital and Data Office while Read arrives from MoJ to head up GDS
Procurement documents show DfE awarded another deal to Computacenter in November
Having long suffered from a scarcity of funding, councils could be forgiven for deprioritising investments in new tech. But public and private and sector leaders tell PublicTechnology that digital has never been more important.
Privacy campaigners have hailed a major victory as a judgement declares the use of general warrants unlawful. PublicTechnology takes a closer look.
PublicTechnology completes our round-up of the most read and significant stories of 2020
PublicTechnology rounds up the most-read and significant stories we covered this year
This year saw public protests about the use of predictive analytics in decision-making. As the technology becomes more widely used in many public services, PublicTechnology asks experts about the implications for government, the law – and the citizens affected
PublicTechnology analysis of government data shows that the volume and value of IT and digital services contracts in the local government sector has been hit this year
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall picks out the big issues that might shape the year ahead. Apart from that one.
With many people potentially looking for a new career, there are simple, practical ways to make tech more inclusive – and benefit the whole industry, believes Abi Mohamed of Community Growth Ventures
After some high-profile tech blunders, Whitehall leaders need to ensure civil servants have the requisite digital skills and understanding, believes Daniel Korski of Public
Controlled access to technology can play a major role in supporting rehabilitation and reducing recidivism, according to Aidan Shilson-Thomas of Reform
The nation's expertise in online services and transformation could help forge connections with other countries, according to Tanya Filer from Cambridge University and Antonio Weiss of The PSC
Government needs to begin working with citizens and industry to address the risks created by the use of new technology, according to Jessica Morley and Luciano Floridi of the Oxford Internet Institute