Reforms will allow civil service to ‘respond faster and better to the needs of the public’, PM claims
Boris Johnson tells select committee that pandemic response has shown ‘there are some times when...
Government Digital Service lifts lid on success of project to simplify process of starting a business online
Digital engagement lead explains how the department's Service Toolkit can help public bodies create new online services for citizens from scratch
Museum group seeks software application to help it map and analyse data
Digital minister Matt Hancock signs into law act intended to promote connectivity across the country and make the online world safe for children
New sites in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire will reportedly allow UK players to build bigger and better satellites and engines
University of Surrey, Bristol University, and King's College London join forces to become 5G hub
Department asks for representatives from both IT and culture to help solve four main challenges
Firms including Microsoft, IBM, Fujitsu, and HP sign up for new Prompt Payment Code
New bill offers full tax relief, saving businesses an estimated £60m
Renaming the ministry the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport acknowledges how its responsibilities have changed, says minister
Digital Economy Council, which meets for first time today, also features Cisco, Facebook, and BT
DCMS minister also claims planned Digital Charter will be world’s first such framework
Ensuring spaces can be booked by the public and other bodies can bring in revenue and create efficiencies, argues Chris Smith of Kajima
Whitehall must change its hierarchical workforce mentality and embrace technology, says Reform think tank
The public sector needs to use technology to reform its workforce by disrupting hierarchies, adopting new recruitment processes and automating administrative roles, a think tank has said.
As the New Year approaches, PublicTechnology takes a look at what we might expect in the world of digital government in 2017.
As the UK’s first director general for digital heads for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and the Government Digital Service struggles to maintain its footing at the centre, David Walker asks what the reality is for government digital.
The government needs to offer much more clarity on how it plans to up departmental data sharing in its Digital Economy Bill, MPs have been told.
North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to procure a delivery partner to increase its superfast broadband coverage to 96% of homes by 2019.
The communications regulator Ofcome has said that BT’s Openreach should become a distinct company with its own board as part of reforms aimed at improving work to expand broadband coverage in the UK.
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.
BT Openreach’s lack of transparency over the cost and deployment plans for the Broadband Delivery UK programme is stifling local competition, the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has said.