The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
Rob Miller discusses how using technology can help offset funding cuts, and why local government should work like an open-source community
Central government credit agency last year moved away from long-term single-supplier outsourcing deal to embrace disaggregated model
Peter Davies, Canterbury City Council’s head of digital transformation, talks to Gill Hitchcock about cloud, SaaS, big data, and delivering 85% of services digitally by 2019
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.
Ministry of Defence looking to appoint technology figurehead
Programme scheduled to begin going live within two years
Two senior technology posts on offer at central government department
Georgina Maratheftis of techUK urges the new city-region chiefs not to neglect digital devolution
Garry Graham of Prospect argues that cultivating a healthy work-life balance for employees will benefit the public sector
The health service needs to make sure its people are geared up for the data-rich future, according to Afshin Attari of Exponential-e