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.
Resellers CDW and Insight chosen to supply council and local CCGs with tech
Two big-city authorities advertise for top tech jobs
Departments of finance and infrastructure publish information on land registration, finance and planning systems
Nottinghamshire County Council publishes contract notice
Office for 3,000 government workers will deploy an array of smart working technology
Authority seeks leader to oversee transformation of tech estate and digital services
Group representing all councils in the capital launches the London Office of Technology and Innovation
Beginning rollout in most difficult areas represents a ‘significant shift in government policy’, culture secretary claims
Authority recruiting for £60,000 role
Ceren Clulow of Nottinghamshire County Council, discusses the benefits for local authorities in optimising the uptake of superfast broadband in their region – including potential major rebates on initial infrastructure investments
Citizens will be able to use Belfast Coin to pay for local services
County council seeks external review of existing change plans to ‘help the organisation see that digital is a critical component’
Designing a strategy to take digital take-up over the 50% mark means getting to the heart of what the county’s residents really want. Gill Hitchcock writes.
Council looks to implement platform including push notifications
Hospital wishes to enable a ‘transparent view of patient care’
Combined authority wishes to install a network over which it has usage rights for 20 years
County council looks to conduct transactions via specially built program
City council plans website overhaul
Jason Kitcat has got rid of digital strategies and teams and introduced in a single function devoted to service change. Gill Hitchcock finds out more.
Newham Council worker sent email with info including names and address
Authority looks to overhaul a range of tech platforms