The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
Research from digital specialist dxw finds that suppliers on key digital framework find most opportunity notices lack clarity on customer needs, desired outcomes, and budget
Reform digital head on the potential AI backlash and why service design is ‘not just about the citizen’
PublicTechnology talks to the think tank’s digital and data specialist Eleonora Harwich about how AI could help eradicate disparity in the quality of healthcare and why GDS needs to focus more on the needs of its colleagues in Whitehall
Dacorum Borough Council in Hertfordshire has redesigned its council tax service to better work with ‘the quirks of how we actually think’. Gill Hitchcock finds out more
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.
Local council commits £120,000 set-up funding
Policing minister pledges that Home Office will help forces invest in technology initiatives that enable officers to spend more time on the front line
Art-and-design museum claims GDPR audit is well underway as it seeks market input on possible DPO-as-a-service implementation
Whitehall siloes should be broken by creating a centralised body to collate and oversee the use of data, believes Johan Hogsander of Transform
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall picks out three topics that may define the year ahead
Remanufactured computers could provide 95% of the performance of a new PC at a fraction of the cost to the environment; it is time for the civil service to set an examples, argues professor Mark Jolly of Cranfield University