The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
How HMRC is working with universities to meet government's ‘big challenge’ of competing for digital skills
Future talent chief Lisa Rowley talks to PublicTechnology about the growth of the department’s work placement scheme and why, to compete with private sector giants, government needs to ‘get out there and tell our story’
Jason Kitcat has got rid of digital strategies and teams and introduced in a single function devoted to service change. Gill Hitchcock finds out more.
Assistant chief constable Malcolm Graham discusses how tech can benefit officers and the public
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.
More than 12,000 pieces of government information can now be accessed via smart speaker
Leaked Home Office document reveals that technology will likely not be ready until 2030
National Cyber Security Centre research reveals the most commonly breached passwords
Research from techUK showed that smaller firms still face major challenges in winning government business. The industry body's head of public sector Henry Rex outlines why SMEs have both cause for concern and reasons to be cheerful
Calum Steele of the Scottish Police Federation explains why investment and legislative changes are sorely needed to help support officers’ use of technology
Kathy Schneider of Sungard Availability Services argues that the technology sector needs to promote the variety of routes people can take into the industry