The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
Warren Smith also opens up on how the launch of the Crown Marketplace will reshape central government procurement
Watch extracts from Dods event bringing together a range of Westminster and Whitehall commentators
Council’s assistant director of customer services tells PublicTechnology how Europe’s largest local authority asked youthful citizens to help it build an online home that is fit for purpose
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.
Cabinet Office accounts reveal big hike in spending on interim workers to ensure key programmes are delivered
Government agency to roll out networking across slaughterhouses
Tender launched for mass supply of physical storage media
Victoria Cetinkaya of the Information Commissioner’s Office gives the organisation's top tips for government tech and data chiefs to ensure they are ready for new regulation next year
The UK is a digital government leader, but can still learn from others, argues Richard Whomes of Rocket Software
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall asks if the tone of the procurement discussion is becoming a little too Orwellian