The government has confirmed that it is planning to legislate to allow councillors to be sent agendas for council meetings electronically.
'Officers can spend thousands more hours out in the community' – inside Manchester police's mobile revolution
Chief superintendent of information services transformation tells PublicTechnology how tech has allowed GMP to do 8,000 hours of extra policing and become 'the only force in the country' to equip officers with devices for both personal and police use
Chief executive Susan Acland-Hood tells Richard Johnstone how the agency’s £1bn reform plan will deliver a better justice system
Aylesbury Vale council’s IT lead Maryvonne Hassall talks to Gill Hitchcock about the potential gains – and pitfalls – of adopting AI in local government
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.
Four UK tech SMEs have received backing for technologies designed to safely assess the potential presence of dangerous matter
Health service readies procurement process for framework allowing GPs and CCGs to buy digital-consultation services
A government-commissioned study makes 18 recommendations, including asking GDS to help create a scheme to boost public sector use of artificial intelligence
Jason Laroche of Arvato offers his to-do list for local authorities planning a shared-services project
Tas Hind of Essentia argues that STPs have a ready-made system in place for sharing patient data with bodies across the NHS and its public-sector partners
Gavin Mee of Salesforce argues that government needs to think more like the private sector in its approach to service delivery