As much as half of government’s near-£5bn annual spend on IT is dedicated to the maintenance of ageing or unsupported tech. A range of digital leaders tell PublicTechnology about the issues they face with legacy, and how they can be addressed.
Faced with a Herculean hiring drive as coronavirus restrictions took hold, the department could not recruit candidates in the usual ways. PublicTechnology finds out it what did instead.
A rundown of the departments and programmes that received support for digital ambitions
The business case for IT upgrades and a surfeit of sign-ins – five things we learned about the future of digital government
At techUK’s recent annual public sector tech conference, government’s digital leaders discussed their plans for the months ahead and the challenges they currently face. PublicTechnology listened in.
Julia Lopez, the minister responsible for GDS and CDDO, has moved departments – but the digital divisions may now receive more attention from the top of the Cabinet Office
Following a government ‘data-matching exercise’ recipients of a recent government mail-out were warned they could be stripped of rights and payments – despite already holding settled status. PublicTechnology investigates.
Today was supposed to mark the commencement of data-gathering for the controversial GPDPR scheme – but plans are now on hold. PublicTechnology recaps the story so far.
Having hitherto steadfastly maintained its opposition to issuing physical documents to recipients of EU settled status, the Home Office recently met with campaigners to listen to new proposals. PublicTechnology finds out more.
The EU may have granted its former member state adequacy, but there will be many more issues to resolve in the coming years
PublicTechnology catches up with Richard Meeus from Akamai to discuss how the events of the past year have changed not only how organisations work, but how they protect their workforce
Public and private sector entities support the work of Scottish Business Resilience Centre in protecting organisations across the country from cyberthreats. CEO Jude McCorry tells PublicTechnology about a busy year.
Study from PublicTechnology identifies increase in incidents
PublicTechnology sits down with ONS statisticians to learn more about the organisation’s Environmental and Natural Capital accounts, green jobs, and the value of a view
To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, PublicTechnology caught up with Craig Abbott from the DWP to discuss how the department incorporates inclusion into its services, and why inaccessibility equates to discrimination
Discussing the findings of a Dods and SAP Concur report, experts from government and industry reflected on the achievements of the past year, and the areas that have been shown to need the most improvement. PublicTechnology learns more.
Since a public sector-wide agreement with AWS was introduced six months ago, departments have signed contracts worth hundreds of millions with the cloud firm. PublicTechnology takes a closer look.
PublicTechnology examines the government’s strategy for offering a digital certification tool, and its key advantages and challenges
A recent study finds that the pandemic has boosted budgets – but legacy tech remains a big barrier to progress
PublicTechnology sits down with ONS statisticians to learn more about the organisation’s Faster Indicators programme
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
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
Interview: deputy national statistician on legacy tech, lockdowns and a ‘leap forward’ for government’s use of data
Alison Pritchard talks to PublicTechnology about plans for the 2021 census, ensuring public trust in statistics – and her next epic boat journey