September 2017

Education and skills Government and politics -7 Minutes

How Birmingham City Council ditched ‘vanity projects’ and transformed its white-elephant website

Council’s assistant director of customer services tells PublicTechnology how Europe’s largest local authority asked youthful citizens to help it build an online home that is fit for purpose...
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Public order, justice and rights Science, technology and research -3 Minutes

Police chief admits possibility of working with online vigilantes but says tech firms must do more on child-protection

Data shows evidence gathered by self-styled paedophile hunters is becoming increasingly prevalent in criminal cases as senior officer admits ‘I am not winning that moral argument’  ...
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