Enfield Council’s lead technology adviser Rocco Labellarte says the authority’s chatbot is attracting international attention and is about to transform services and release resources. Gill Hitchcock reports
Comprehensive map allows public to locate parks, children's play areas, playing fields and more, and use the data to create business ventures
North west council signs £54m 10-year contract with outsourcer Liberata to drive digital transformation agenda
University of Surrey, Bristol University, and King's College London join forces to become 5G hub
IT reseller Insight's public sector chief argues that failing to invest in digital could hurt the government's ability to deliver services
Department asks for representatives from both IT and culture to help solve four main challenges
Firms including Microsoft, IBM, Fujitsu, and HP sign up for new Prompt Payment Code
New bill offers full tax relief, saving businesses an estimated £60m
After Royal Free is found to have breached Data Protection Act, information commissioner Elizabeth Denham offers four-point checklist for other trusts in their use of technology and data
David Best joined the Office for National Statistics two years ago and is, by his reckoning, a third of the way through an ambitious reform programme. He tells Rebecca Hill about heritage systems, culture change and thinking ahead
Report from National Audit Office claims public sector must do more to combat problem
Canon and Xerox to compete with local SMEs as eight firms land on £60m-plus Scottish Government print framework
Possible four-year deal covers broad range of public sector bodies and comprehensive portfolio of products and services
'Like swimming in a pool of sharks' - less than one in 4,000 Met Police PCs running latest version of Windows
More than half of force's PC estate still running on unsupported Windows XP operating system
James Butler of software and IT services firm Trustmarque examines how to ‘bridge the gap’ between private and public sector adoption
The DVLA has announced plans to move off the majority of its legacy systems within three years.
Review into London Ambulance Service New Year outage reveals ‘significant shortcomings in IT processes’
Outage in early hours of 2017 saw call-handling and dispatch system fall over
A motion to appoint lawyer Daren Fitzhenry is to be put before the Scottish Parliament
Ensuring spaces can be booked by the public and other bodies can bring in revenue and create efficiencies, argues Chris Smith of Kajima
The UK would introduce an Estonia-style virtual identity card for EU nationals who settle in the UK following Brexit, according to reports.
Group chat services can make civil servants more efficient by reducing email overload. If government does not embrace them, it will lose out
A fresh look at data protection and backup best practice, particularly when it comes to ransomware.