The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
A comprehensive round-up of a wide range of measures that commit more funding, create new bodies and programmes, and change the legislative landscape of public sector technology
With the deadline for going paperless less than a year away, Gill Hitchcock finds that front-line workers have differing views on health service’s tech systems
After calling time on a long civil-service career earlier this year, the former Directgov and GDS leader discusses how digital government has evolved during the 20 years he spent as one of its leading advocates
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.
An of commentators from tech businesses and industry bodies offer their thoughts on Philip Hammond's Budget
A reminder of all the tech- and data-related announcements from chancellor Philip Hammond in today's budget
Non-departmental body redesigns online platform
David Downing of SAS outlines why the government needs to make better use of its reservoirs of data
Craig Stewart of Venafi believes that governments need to stop characterising the security technology as the enemy
Ian Fishwick of Innopsis argues that, while the DPS model is imperfect, the government should be commended for trying new procurement ideas