The University of Exeter is immersing students in 3D virtual explorations of glaciers, ice flows and coastal erosion with a digital tool that has caught the attention of major environmental organisations. Gill Hitchcock reports.
‘We have only scratched the surface’ – Estonia’s CIO on what’s next for the world’s most celebrated digital nation
PublicTechnology talks to Siim Sikkut about why data embassies and ‘invisible services...
'If none of our ideas fail, we are not being ambitious enough' - inside government's data science revolution
Tom Smith, managing director of the ONS Data Science Campus, tells PublicTechnology how and why he wants to 'move the needle' for the use of data across the public sector
In the wake of last year's WannaCry ransomware attack and a range of high-profile threats since then, PublicTechnology and Trend Micro invited a panel of experts to discuss how the public sector can build resilience and protect itself. Geoffrey Lyons reports.
Following the recent annual update from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the law-enforcement organisation’s IT leader provides on update on the rollout of cloud and other technologies
The government reform movement has snowballed to include both counterparts in other countries and the wider public sector. PublicTechnology went along to its first global event to find out more
Executive and political leadership at the east London council talk to PublicTechnology about their work to lead transformation in a way that benefits the entire borough
The innovation strategy should not be a minister saying ‘that one looks shiny’ – Dowden’s pragmatic plan
Minister for implementation pledges that the upcoming government innovation strategy will be a practical strategy to address problems
Borough council’s head of ICT Nadira Hussain talks about getting the best out of existing digital systems, upskilling staff and recruiting to new roles with insourced services. Gill Hitchcock reports
October 1 marks the ‘paper switch-off’ deadline. PublicTechnology looks at the stats to assess whether one of the health service’s flagship digitisation schemes is on track.
The council’s new head of digital and transformation talks to Gill Hitchcock about expanding online self-service and the potential of AI
Inside the Canadian Digital Service – why immigration transformation represents its ‘first big opportunity’
In the second of our two-part feature, senior figures at the government transformation agency talk through the services it has built so far and how it intends to be ‘a bit more bold’ in its second year
Inside the Canadian Digital Service – how the transformation agency began life ‘on the corner of someone’s desk’
In the first of a two-part feature to mark the anniversary of its opening, PublicTechnology talks to a range of key figures from the Canadian Digital Service about how it came to be established, its role and remit, and what it learned from the experiences of GDS
A range of organisations from across the public sector share their thoughts and experiences on commuters, creativity, and the pros and cons of ‘Manc humour’
Martha Lane Fox and Mike Bracken, two of the key figures in the creation of GDS, believe the organisation remains stymied by major barriers in both the civil service and parliament
The doctor will virtually see you now – how one ‘forward-thinking’ GP surgery is embracing technology
Marple Cottage Surgery is leading NHS primary care by improving patient experience with video consultations. Gill Hitchcock finds out more
Director general Kevin Cunnington gives speech detailing how the organisation has ‘changed the way we work with departments’
Two weeks on from the publication of the strategy to make London the world’s smartest city, the capital’s chief digital officer Theo Blackwell talks PublicTechnology through the plan and the key challenges ahead
Chief technology officer Ben Denison discusses how the organisation is using technology to get on top of increasingly vast and complex cases of bribery, fraud, and corruption
Digital engagement leaders tell PublicTechnology about the department’s use of Twitter and LinkedIn to interact with citizens and potential and current employees
Government's national technology adviser discusses why getting digital reforms through the machinery of government may require some help from Jason Bourne
PublicTechnology talks to the head of capability for the civil service’s DDaT profession, Holly Ellis, about how the mantra of ‘do things once’ is being applied to help departments hire and train digital talent
Director of digital student life Tom Wright tells PublicTechnology about how the university’s approach to social media is led by students