UKCloud collapse caused ‘no unexpected service disruptions or cost to public purse’
Minister says that all public-sector customers have now moved to alternative provider
Consultation reveals widespread opposition to proposed data-sharing laws for government login system
Overwhelming majority of respondents voice disapproval but government will press on with plans...
UK aid watchdog reveals difficulties caused by FCDO’s ‘dysfunctional’ IT systems
ICAI annual report says it has been stymied in its ability to recruit people or pay contractors...
Ministers need training to support Whitehall transformation, report finds
Think tank flags up need for extra skills
Government in-house Consulting Hub to employ 60 officials
Cabinet Office to proceed with plans
Minister pledges Central Digital and Data Office will target ‘elephant in the room’ legacy IT
Newly created entity will also focus on data infrastructure
Ageing NHS IT slowed flow of data on vulnerable citizens, NAO finds
Report identifies delays in accessing information to alert those that needed to shield as chief auditor points to ‘challenges posed by legacy data and IT systems’
Online safety: How police, public sector and tech firms have reached a data-sharing stalemate
With the Online Safety Bill now published, former police superintendent Iain Donnelly writes for PublicTechnology on the challenges that need to be overcome in order to ensure the law’s efficacy
'Being accessible isn't a badge of honour; it's the minimum we should be doing'
To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, PublicTechnology caught up with Craig Abbott from the DWP to discuss how the department incorporates inclusion into its services, and why inaccessibility equates to discrimination
Could the Lords be the testing ground for the future of virtual parliament?
Crossbench peer Lord Anderson argues that the upper chamber should experiment further with virtual proceedings
Cost of continued homeworking cited as government’s Covid bill rises by £100bn
Departments are now expected to spend a total of £372bn on delivering the UK’s pandemic response
MoD agrees five-figure payout for disability discrimination after failing to provide homeworking kit
Operations manager was disciplined despite not having been provided with necessary technology
‘Government has a strong position against paying ransoms to cybercriminals’ – Priti Patel
Home secretary tells conference that complying with demands will only encourage criminals
How Covid has revealed public sector transformation’s greatest strengths – and weaknesses
Discussing the findings of a Dods and SAP Concur report, experts from government and industry reflected on the achievements of the past year, and the areas that have been shown to need the most improvement. PublicTechnology learns more.
‘Bonkers’ and ‘baffled’ – Cameron’s increasingly incredulous texts on fintech firm
The ex-prime minister’s sent more than 70 messages to ministers and officials regarding Greensill Capital
Scores of GDS staff moved to new Central Digital and Data Office
Responsibility for controls and standards has been taken on by new entity
Data shows rise in Whitehall employee engagement
Annual Civil Service People Survey also shows rise in pay satisfaction
Ex-NCSC chief Martin asks whether the new cyber strategy will make the UK safer
Ciaran Martin discusses six tests that can be applied to the incoming national plan for cyber
Website to match government careers to budding civil servants
Online service will survey users interests and skills and suggest possible Whitehall professions
Unwrapping government’s £300m Amazon package
Since a public sector-wide agreement with AWS was introduced six months ago, departments have signed contracts worth hundreds of millions with the cloud firm. PublicTechnology takes a closer look.
Leader sought to ‘manage government’s relationship with world’s most powerful technology companies’
Salary of almost £70k on offer for head of Big Tech Strategic Engagement Unit
Innovate UK nabs tech exec Mukerjee as new chief
Former insurance and electronics bigwig becomes innovation agency's first permanent head in three years
Better integration could save government £850k per service, minister claims
Work to ensure tasks are not replicated across different tools could deliver significant financial benefits
NHS Digital appoints Test and Trace CIO Simon Bolton as new leader
Interim CEO to take charge from June