The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
Local and central government experts joined a recent PublicTechnology webinar discussion exploring strategies to modernise public services and their progress so far
PublicTechnology met with the recently appointed Heather Wheeler, who reveals that overcoming difficulties with tech has been ‘an absolute joy’ – although she still appears to have some challenges with unfortunate remarks
A new three-year plan sets out ambitious objectives for departments’ use of tech, including a commitment to improve scores of the biggest citizen services. PublicTechnology gets the lowdown from civil service chief operating officer Alex Chisholm.
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.
The proportion of offences resulting in a formal charge increased slightly, but remains at barely more than one in every 50
Incoming G-Cloud and Digital Outcomes frameworks formally delayed as work continues on new buying platform
Procurement agency says public bodies can continue to use incumbent vehicles
Online platform from BEIS aims to provide a unified service through which citizens can check eligibility for government support
Various vulnerable groups are among those at risk of lacking the connectivity or skills to engage with public services, according to Graham Cutting of Cantium
A pipeline of both technical and commercial skills, and proper consideration of the ethical implications is needed to ensure organisations are not left behind, according to Laura Foster of techUK
Data analytics is key to ensuring that students continue to progress throughout their studies, according to Helen Higson of Aston Business School