Peter Davies, Canterbury City Council’s head of digital transformation, talks to Gill Hitchcock about cloud, SaaS, big data, and delivering 85% of services digitally by 2019
The CityVerve initiative is looking for ideas for digital transformation projects to improve public services in the city centre
Ordnance Survey data chief: ‘I don’t want Google to run the country – but that doesn’t mean I don’t want their innovation’
Caroline Bellamy reveals why collaboration – with both public and private institutions – is the watchword
Comprehensive map allows public to locate parks, children's play areas, playing fields and more, and use the data to create business ventures
North west council signs £54m 10-year contract with outsourcer Liberata to drive digital transformation agenda
New bill offers full tax relief, saving businesses an estimated £60m
Report from National Audit Office claims public sector must do more to combat problem
Scoping exercise launched for an organisation to cut down duplication and add value to a tech ecosystem that ‘drifts too readily’ towards tech solutions in search of problems
Camden councillor Theo Blackwell’s research finds most councillors are positive about technology but warns that delivery will lag behind without a clear framework for transformation
As the New Year approaches, PublicTechnology takes a look at what we might expect in the world of digital government in 2017.
The Scottish government is advertising for a chief digital officer for social security for the second time this year as it gains control of benefit systems.
Digital technology offer charities a wealth of options. But Tris Lumley of think-tank New Philanthropy Capital says that they should heed advice from the Government Digital Service and take user-centric approach to transformation.
Fear of being penalised for failings with local service redesigns is stopping councils from fully sharing their experiences with peer organisations, according to a new study by the Institute for Government.
North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to procure a delivery partner to increase its superfast broadband coverage to 96% of homes by 2019.
Privatising the Land Registry could create a “real and unavoidable tension” between the profitability of privatised operations and the government’s open data ambitions, Bernard Jenkin, the chairman of the public administration committee, has said.
Chi Onwurah, shadow minister for the digital economy, has called on the government to establish a joined-up data ethics framework - and not to lose focus because of Brexit.
Sajid Javid, former business secretary, has been appointed communities and local government secretary in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle.
A straw poll session at this year’s Socitm Spring Conference revealed some uncomfortable insights on the state of digital transformation across the UK public sector. Mel Ross looks at what’s to be done.
The think tank ResPublica has called for the creation of a northern digital service to provide a shared platform for automating council services across the region.
Communities and local government secretary Greg Clark has promised local authorities a seat at the Brexit negotiating table.
Whitehall is granting councils more and more freedom, but David Walker argues that they might be facing more than they have bargained – or budgeted - for.