Warren Smith also opens up on how the launch of the Crown Marketplace will reshape central government procurement
From the people that brought you the Northern Powerhouse – could ‘Innovation South’ be the UK’s tech engine?
Government-commissioned report flags up the potential of the eight counties below London
Watch extracts from Dods event bringing together a range of Westminster and Whitehall commentators
The UK is a digital government leader, but can still learn from others, argues Richard Whomes of Rocket Software
Police chief admits possibility of working with online vigilantes but says tech firms must do more on child-protection
Data shows evidence gathered by self-styled paedophile hunters is becoming increasingly prevalent in criminal cases as senior officer admits 'I am not winning that moral argument'
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall asks if the tone of the procurement discussion is becoming a little too Orwellian
Niraj Dattani of Harrow Council and Spacehive predicts London 2018 elections could see a number of candidates from the tech world
Digital chief lifts lid on how HMRC pulled off the biggest tax change in 70 years without anyone noticing
Interim CDIO Mike Potter also discusses how the department is leading the way on mobile apps and blockchain, and why he wants a tax service built around life events
Department celebrates appointment of ‘exceptional’ former BP and GE executive as new digital leader
But civil service head Jeremy Heywood hits back and claims government departments are ‘sharply improving digital capacity’
Chair Norman Lamb writes to Labour and Tory whips to outline why lack of women would impede committee’s ability to work effectively
Sarah Main of the Campaign for Science and Engineering urges parliament to recognise its responsibility in serving as a figurehead for scientific debate
Organisation wants senior execs for delivery and product
Cross-bench peer hopes UK Digital Charter could help create ‘Geneva Convention for the web’
Cabinet Office perm sec says civil service must work more collaboratively to make digital transformation a reality
Digital leadership role to be based in department HQ
After ministers ditch plans to sell off the Land Registry, property registration agency looks to bolster digital expertise
Civil service chief told to "improve the balance" between policy experts and digital specialists in organisation's top ranks
New government hub becomes biggest-ever commercial let in West Yorkshire city
Flintshire County Council chief officers talk to Gill Hitchcock about their joint responsibilities for a five-year digitisation programme
Surrey and Sussex forces describe current set-up as "unstable" and "poor at delivering internal communications"