UK aid watchdog reveals difficulties caused by FCDO’s ‘dysfunctional’ IT systems
ICAI annual report says it has been stymied in its ability to recruit people or pay contractors following departmental merger
Digital minister: ‘It’s important to the government that the British public has confidence in how we use their data’
In a piece written for PublicTechnology, parliamentary secretary Alex Burghart...
Interview: CDDO chief Lee Devlin on the ‘move from being disruptive to collaborative’
In the first of a series of exclusive interviews, the head of government’s ‘Digital HQ’...
MPs find government has ‘presented pandemic data to provoke anxiety, rather than understand risk’
Parliamentary committee calls for more transparency in use of information and accuses Michael Gove of being ‘contemptuous of parliament’
How are Government employees responding to the challenge of multi-agency collaboration in 2021?
Seven years after the Home Office shared findings from its 'Multi-Agency Working and Information Sharing Project', Huddle asks - where are we today?
Tackling vaccination misinformation with local government communications
As misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine spreads, Granicus outlines key considerations for local government when delivering a successful vaccine communications campaign
Post-industrial: minister teases BEIS rebrand as strategy council scrapped
Kwasi Kwarteng says government has 'decided to mark a departure from the industrial strategy brand'
Embracing Cloud in 2021: Overcome Challenges and Embrace Opportunity
Cloud technology has enabled UK public sector organisations to deliver essential citizen services even in these most challenging of operating landscapes. According to Six Degrees, 2021 is the year to truly embrace cloud and set the foundations for exceptional service delivery in the years to come.
Treasury found ‘lots of positives’ in virtual spending review process
Director general of public spending says remote work enabled people to be brought together more quickly
Ten remote-working hubs to be opened for Northern Irish officials
Northern Ireland Civil Service to implement ‘blended approach to remote working’
NAO finds government struggled with data needed to build shielding list
Report finds 126,000 people were told to shield unnecessarily, as well as 30,000 who had already died
Government funds new UK Cyber Security Council
Former DWP chief security officer Claudia Natanson to chair new professional body
The pandemic has exposed the government’s broken digital promises
While other countries adapted seamlessly to digital doctors' consultations and online teaching, coronavirus showed how little progress the UK has really made, believes Jack Perschke of netcompany
DCMS upgrades Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation role
Department advertises for executive director to lead data-driven technology governance body
Scottish infrastructure plan commits £110m to digital public services
Strategy aims to adopt one of ‘widest’ definition of national infrastructure
Interview: How digital had 'a ringside seat' in Singapore's pandemic response
The Singaporean government’s response to Covid-19 has made extensive use of digital, devices, and data – not always uncontroversially. PublicTechnology talks to Kok Ping Soon, the head of GovTech Singapore, to find out more.
Ministers face calls for urgent action after Covid reveals ‘dangerous gaps in public data’
Poor use and presentation of information means government has ‘missed chances to save lives’, according to report from Full Fact
Digital skills gaps remain despite civil service adding 10,000 people last year
Study from IfG shows heavy recruitment across first three quarters of 2020
Government can no longer afford to shy away from tackling legacy IT
Now is the time for government to confront a tricky and long-standing issue, according to Eleonora Harwich of Reform
Tory MP: ‘What happened to electronic voting? It worked perfectly well’
Member of Procedure Committee James Gray encourages parliament to consider ‘innovations offered by the latest technologies’
Report calls for ‘more power’ in Whitehall to be centralised
UK’s top two civil servants should be handed more responsibility as part of drive to make Cabinet Office more effective, says IfG
Training aims to boost ‘technical and analytical skills’ of civil servants
Programme looks to reduce reliance on consultants
Police seek to ‘mitigate impact’ as work continues to restore huge volume of arrest data
Ministers stress mass deletion was result of ‘human error’
Seven in ten civil servants want to work from home at least three days a week
Survey conducted by FDA union finds 97% of officials want option of working remotely