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.


Drones and the city of the future

15 March 2018

Nesta’s Flying High Challenge is working with five UK cities to explore the use of drones in the delivery of public services. PublicTechnology talks to programme manager Nishita Dewan to find out more


Opening up NHS data across Scotland

8 March 2018

NHS National Services Scotland’s data chiefs tell Gill Hitchcock about a mobile-friendly platform to give clinicians, policymakers, and patients up-to-date access to healthcare information

How the UK Space Agency is improving public services from the exosphere

28 February 2018

PublicTechnology talks to Sara Huntingdon about the Space for Smarter Government Programme’s work with Whitehall and the wider public sector



In it for the long-run: Why Luton council signed a 10-year ICT deal

7 March 2017

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

11 January 2017

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.


Southwark council tenants to get full-fibre network

20 March 2018

Council signs deal with internet firm Hyperoptic

ICO promises to ‘invoke all our powers’ in Cambridge Analytica probe

20 March 2018

Information commissioner Elizabeth Denham confirms warrant has been served on UK company

NCSC warns government and power companies about Russian cyberthreat

19 March 2018

Owners of infrastructure and providers of services urged to be vigilant


Protecting data is key to countering violent extremism online

18 March 2018

Businesses, the government, and citizens must work together to help combat the spread of online hate, according to Charles Kriel of Corsham Institute

Technology must be embedded into frontline policing

13 March 2018

Sarah Timmis of think tank Reform discusses how digital can have a transformational impact for the emergency services

Is the public sector ready for the Web Accessibility Directive?

9 March 2018

Bryn Anderson of Siteimprove introduces the incoming EU legislation that will require all government entities to make their online homes more accessible