The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
Group chat services can make civil servants more efficient by reducing email overload. If government does not embrace them, it will lose out
A fresh look at data protection and backup best practice, particularly when it comes to ransomware.
"At the end of the day, the services are all the same, so if you’re doing bins from Shetland to Glasgow to the Borders, we all do similar services"
Luton Borough Council chose to renew its IT contract rather than go with a new provider. The council’s technology lead tells Gill Hitchcock how it shifted to an outcomes-based approach – and why a flexible 10-year contract can still be a good deal.
‘The skill set for any CIO is the same’: Socitm president Geoff Connell on moving from borough to county
Geoff Connell took up his role of CIO at Norfolk County Council in August last year. Rebecca Hill asks him how he found the change from the London Borough of Newham, and finds out what’s on his to-do list.
Review into London Ambulance Service New Year outage reveals ‘significant shortcomings in IT processes’
Outage in early hours of 2017 saw call-handling and dispatch system fall over
A motion to appoint lawyer Daren Fitzhenry is to be put before the Scottish Parliament
The UK would introduce an Estonia-style virtual identity card for EU nationals who settle in the UK following Brexit, according to reports.
Ensuring spaces can be booked by the public and other bodies can bring in revenue and create efficiencies, argues Chris Smith
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
With the cyber threat shifting its focus to sabotage rather than data theft, many of the defences deployed by public sector organisations will have to be adapted for the new world