The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
West Berkshire’s digital lead Phil Rumens talks about the task of ensuring the new Local Government Digital Service Standard makes an impact. Gill Hitchcock reports.
MEP and former European commissioner Viviane Reding talks data protection and why economics trumps feminism.
Outgoing Socitm president Nadira Hussain: “The value of a diverse workforce is clear, but the perception remains that tech is about geeky men in darkened rooms in front of screens”
Nadira Hussain says local government IT can achieve better outcomes by using the analytical, negotiating and project management skills of women. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Almost half of those working in the public sector believe their organisation still needs to come up with a plan for long-term digital transformation, according to a new survey.
The Crown Commercial Service has launched a new vehicle telematics framework which it says could save public bodies £3 for every £1 invested.
The National Audit Office is to investigate how effective the government's efforts to centralise procurement through the Crown Commercial Service have been.
G-Cloud needs to evolve with the market to arrest a recent slump in sales through the framework, says Bhuwan Kaushik.
Managers need to design and implement solutions that meet the needs of staff as well as the end user, says Jane Roberts.
Smart cities are already starting to become a reality, but the the next challenge is to make the leap to a big open market based on interoperable solutions and common procurement specifications, writes Roberto Viola.