Q&A: EY director on the dangers of disaggregation and why local government is innovating more than Whitehall
John Thompson explains how his firm’s government engagements are evolving, and why the trend of ditching IT mega-deals has created ‘its own rogues gallery of failed projects’
Interview: ‘We create a surplus that goes back into frontline services’ – ESPO lifts the lid on winning IT-procurement formula
The procurement leader of one the UK’s largest public buying organisations tells Sam Trendall...
Three months after moving into the private sector, one of GDS’s most dedicated servants tells Sam Trendall about his proudest achievements, and how he will continue to help the government with its digital revolution
Interview: The Crown Prosecution Service's digital transformation chief on his 'user-centric' mission
A year into his role, Mark Gray tells Sam Trendall how digitisation has already got rid of millions of pages of paper per year, and what more can be done
Enfield Council’s lead technology adviser Rocco Labellarte says the authority’s chatbot is attracting international attention and is about to transform services and release resources. Gill Hitchcock reports
Social media, BYOD, and 'clicking the link' - public sector IT chiefs name their biggest security headaches
Government IT professionals discuss how to ensure they remain protected
Former No. 10 policy adviser Daniel Korski tells Sam Trendall about his plans to create an armada of UK tech players to compete with the best California has to offer – and why he needed to leave Whitehall to do so
David Best joined the Office for National Statistics two years ago and is, by his reckoning, a third of the way through an ambitious reform programme. He tells Rebecca Hill about heritage systems, culture change and thinking ahead
As it moves to a new £53m flagship campus, Ayrshire College has removed the distinction between IT and general-purpose classrooms. Sam Trendall meets ICT manager Brad Johnstone to hear more
Group chat services can make civil servants more efficient by reducing email overload. If government does not embrace them, it will lose out
A fresh look at data protection and backup best practice, particularly when it comes to ransomware.
"At the end of the day, the services are all the same, so if you’re doing bins from Shetland to Glasgow to the Borders, we all do similar services"
Fear around GDPR is being "hyped up by companies trying to sell solutions".
Sir David Norgrove, the new chair of the UK Statistics Authority, sees better use of existing administrative data as a way to bolster the nation’s understanding of itself without conducting original and costly research.
Last month's high-profile cyber attack caused chaos across much of the NHS, but some parts were unscathed. SA Mathieson explores why
"It's not about having a glossy website" - East Renfrewshire Council’s Lorraine McMillan on the power of sharing digital expertise
Lorraine McMillan, chief executive of East Renfrewshire Council, tells Gill Hitchcock why cooperating on digital is second nature for Scotland’s local authorities
The UK government says that it wants to move to the Cloud. Here’s why it’s not happening yet.
Earlier this year the Office for National Statistics launched its Data Science Campus, promising to deliver ‘data science for public good’. Rebecca Hill spoke to its managing director Tom Smith to find out what that means in practice.
Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
Government procurement has reached a fork in the road, says FutureGov founder Dominic Campbell. Will it continue on the path to agile, and start buying services based on trust and fairness, or pivot back to waterfall?
Hackney’s head of digital Matthew Cain talks to Gill Hitchcock about redesigning parking permits, prototyping a chatbot and exposing staff to external good practice.
After the Tories released their manifesto,PublicTechnology takes a look at the three main parties' plans for digital and technology ahead of next month's general election.
Election 2017: Party manifestos urged to focus on IT systems for Brexit and championing digital leadership
As parliament dissolves and the date of the poll marches closer, parties of all colours are working up their manifestos. Rebecca Hill asks what they could, or should, have in store for tech.