Nicky Stewart says public sector bodies and their suppliers must put measures in place to avoid large fines for data breaches.
A digital tsar for Scotland should be appointed to offer “leadership, advice and challenge at the most senior levels of government”, according to an industry report.
App and software developers will later this month gather for a hackathon to find uses for a new API newly created for Bristol’s transport services.
Councils will be able to raise money for ICT revenue projects by selling off capital assets from April, the government has confirmed.
Understanding the potential of the new, connected environment is essential, say digital technology experts.
Gareth Richards explains how the ability to share information more simply is delivering dramatic time savings for youth services teams in Southend and helping staff to make more informed decisions.
Chi Onwurah, shadow minister for culture and the digital economy, has signed up to speak at Socitm’s Spring conference.
Some local authorities are facing problems moving to the cloud due to poor choices of migration partner, according to new research.
Shropshire Council is spending £600,000 on agency staff over the next three months to redesign its ICT infrastructure.
Use of digital technologies within the public sector "remains fragmented and varies by institution”, according to a report commissioned by Scottish Futures Trust.
Eddie Copeland, head of the technology policy unit at think tank Policy Exchange, takes a look at the year ahead for ICT in the public sector.
Senior management buy-in is key to protecting government information from threats, according to Harj Singh.
How easy is it for a very small council to implement transformation through technology? John Munro, ICT manager at Clackmannanshire Council talks to ...
Exeter City Council and Devon County Council have announced a new initiative aimed at using data technology to reduce traffic jams around the city during its expansion.
Unifying ICT security contracts can help local authorities achieve big savings - and improve confidence in their protection - hear Sophos experts discuss during a dedicated webinar.
We catch up with the chief information officer at City of Edinburgh Council about the challenges she expects to face in 2016.
Public bodies and businesses are set to face new data protection rules by the end of the year, says Jan Albrecht.
An online platform provider owned by Kirklees Council has launched a new website for benefits enquiries aimed at saving the council £400,000 a year.
Strategic planning will become the most important skill needed by ICT leaders in local authorities, according to a new survey of chief executives.
Digital economy minister Ed Vaizey has announced that Manchester has won £10m from government to support a test scheme for Internet of Things technology.
A technology SME chief executive has questioned the extent to which a proposed new Crown Marketplace will help small and medium enterprises.