The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
How the University of Leeds is using digital to ‘break down the barriers’ between teachers and students
The institution’s director of digital learning professor Neil Morris tells PublicTechnology about the range of online courses the university now offers to learners worldwide, as well as how technology is changing the classroom experience
PublicTechnology talks to Steve Hall about the framework’s achievements so far, its ambitions for its last year, and the secret to a successful public-private joint venture
Interview: government chief security officer Campbell McCafferty on his mission to make government ‘the hardest target it can be’
First-ever holder of GCSO post discusses how to remove barriers, break down siloes, and ‘deliver much more consistency’ in security strategy
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.
Organisation seeks leader of delivery and support functions to manage 550 staff and £85m annual budget
Large organisations that process personal data will see their annual subsidy contribution rise from £500
Local authority issues call for input from potential suppliers
A recent remote meeting has left Arden University’s Dr Ben Silverstone asking if videoconferencing is an example of technology progressing more quickly than our ability to adapt to it
Marco Hogewoning of RIPE NCC examines what the government can do to ensure the internet of things sector has the right regulations and standards
Erik Silfversten and Nathan Ryan of RAND Europe discuss why built-in cybersecurity is as important a safety concern as any for manufacturers and legislators involved in the autonomous-vehicle space