The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
‘We speak civil service, but we speak private sector too’ – JSaRC head Angela Essel on government’s ‘bilingual’ approach to national security
The Home Office’s Joint Security and Resilience Centre helps government work with industry to meet the UK’s security challenges. We talk to new head Angela Essel about why ‘heated discussions’ between civil servants and commercial secondees has created mutual respect and understanding
The body dedicated to upholding ethical standards across the public sector has published a major report examining how to ensure those standards are not threatened by AI and automation
About one in 10 of the department’s workforce are apprentices, and its development programmes allows HMRC to attract new talent in technology and other areas, while giving new skills to long-standing employees, according to director general of customer services Angela MacDonald
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.
Exercise launched following conclusion of Paterson Review
Auditor giant wins contract to assist department in assessing cyber needs and priorities
Assessment of long-term tech overhaul concludes that scheme is on track and represents good value
Too many public sector entities have become dependent on consultants who have outstayed their welcome, according to Romy Hughes of Brightman
If councils wish to make their digital ambitions a reality, senior managers need to familiarise themselves with digital ways of working and the role they should play, believes Alex Yedigaroff of dxw
An information monopoly is a danger that must be taken seriously, argues Simon Hansford of UKCloud