Pickles confirms plan to change electronic agenda rules

26 February 2014

The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.


DVLA sign

Taking it back in-house

2 October 2015

What lessons does the insourcing of ICT by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency provide for other public sector organisations?

Joel Dolisy is chief information officer and chief technology officer at ICT infrastructure supplier SolarWinds

Keep the network running

22 September 2015

Joel Dolisy suggests four ways to ensure network continuity despite cuts in public sector spending.

Mobile phone

SAP success

10 August 2015

Tahiana Jefferis on how the implementation of a new SAP system has helped improve the productivity of her council's remote workers.


Liver bird in Liverpool

Liverpool launches ICT equipment framework

13 October 2015

Liverpool City Council is creating an £11.2m framework of suppliers to provide hardware and software for staff in its offices and in schools.

City of Edinburgh Council

Information governance weaknesses identified in Edinburgh

12 October 2015

City of Edinburgh Council has been told to improve its records management and data sharing following an assessment by the information watchdog.

Holding hands

Councils scrap shared ICT services company

9 October 2015

Two councils in Cheshire are to abandon a shared finance and ICT outsourcing partnership less than 18 months after it was established.


Simone Hume at Outsourcery

Forget the ‘big bang’

1 October 2015

Disaggregation allows public sector ICT managers to cut costs, improve efficient and manage risks, says Simone Hume.

Jane Roberts, is strategy director for public sector digital management firm Toplevel

Beyond GDS – it’s the method that matters

24 September 2015

Jane Roberts looks at how the Agile methodology is evolving to meet the needs of government digital projects.

 Jacqueline de Rojas  area vice president of Northern Europe at Citrix

Turning on the tap

17 September 2015

TechUK president Jacqueline de Rojas on the UK’s internet connectivity drought and how what local government can do to improve the situation in their areas.