A Welsh fire service is calling for technology suppliers to collaborate on a digital tracking solution which could increase safety for fire crews across the globe. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Newly created government entity begins two-year remit with funding dedicated to release location data held by six public agencies
UK businesses can bid for backing for projects that use tech to improve how food gets from field to fork
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’
Department’s UnITy project to disaggregate overarching deals with IBM and Capgemini continues with award of major contract to French services leviathan
Residents of London borough offered new channel to contact council about environmental issues
Mapping agency looks for external developer to help with project to replace printing platform
Department warns that, if the UK exits the EU without a trade deal, it may need to make some ‘clunky fixes’ to deliver necessary IT systems
Department’s 17-month extension takes contract length to cumulative tally of 17 years
Metropolitan borough looks to acquire 12 devices to help environmental-protection unit capture incidents
Local Government Association believes that the supply of ‘adequate funding’ will likely come from the private sector
Remanufactured computers could provide 95% of the performance of a new PC at a fraction of the cost to the environment; it is time for the civil service to set an examples, argues professor Mark Jolly of Cranfield University
Report also encourages the codification of data standards
Space for Smarter Government Programme plans two one-day courses to introduce public servants to satellite technology
Department buys Pulsar technology to keep track of how citizens feel about genetically modified food and other issues
Government agency to roll out networking across slaughterhouses
Collation of performance-dashboard stats shows department is conducting almost all its transactions digitally, while other departments struggle to reach two thirds
The Environment Agency has extended the contract it has had with Capgemini since 2009 for another 18 months.
Budget 2017’s focus on innovation and technology welcomed, but industry calls for ambition to be matched by action
Tech companies have welcomed the focus on innovation and IT skills in yesterday’s Spring Budget, but called for the government to follow up its ambition with targeted actions.
Defra claims initial success in switch from IBM and Capgemini as 25 suppliers express interest in UnITy
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said that 25 suppliers are interested in working to deliver its managed print services as part of efforts to replace long-term IBM and Capgemini contracts.
MPs have called on the Home Office to step up its contingency planning in case a new emergency communications system for the police, fire and ambulance services is not ready in time for its planned December 2019 switch-on.