The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
PublicTechnology talks to the minister for implementation about the challenges and successes of an eventful year for the Government Digital Service, and where the organisation goes from here
The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s chief digital officer talks PublicTechnology through the organisation’s work to drive standardisation and consistency across the NHS and local government
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is investing £13.6m to boost connectivity. Gill Hitchcock reports on the challenging targets and the delivery team working with suppliers to remove barriers and pave the way for success
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.
After being hit with enforcement notice, the London force is working with the regulator to improve its practices
Trade association techUK has backed the proposed deal – but campaign group Tech For UK is fervently calling for a public vote
‘Digital categorisation service’ that will identify high-threat prisoners is a ministerial priority
John Kellet of public sector digital specialist Eduserv looks at what at the results of the annual Police ICT Survey tell us about the force’s tech set-up
Government needs to make sure it is integrating resources from different places in support of common goals, according to Neil McEvoy of Digital Scotland
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall looks at the public sector’s vexed relationship with failure