The chair of LocalGov Digital, a network for digital practitioners in local government, has offered his thoughts on the creation of a Local Government Digital Service (LGDS).
The National Audit Office (NAO) claims that the government’s National Cyber Security Programme is not reaching its full potential, according to new reports. But why?
A new report by professional services firm PwC has concluded that business leaders prefer to make big decisions based on gut instinct rather than data and analytics.
More people in the UK now opt to pursue a university-level education rather an ending their education at upper secondary schools, according to a new report.
The Post Office has been criticised for the way it handled IT problems that led to employees being accused of theft in a confidential report.
Research by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) claims to highlight a discrepancy between the way people perceive cloud data security and the reality of experiences.
The UK government is planning to introduce e-consultations where patients would receive diagnoses via email from their GPs – but some doctors have criticised the plans.
The Cabinet Office and the Government Digital Service (GDS) have opened up the new G-Cloud security process, asking for feedback from users and customers.
A Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) review of the Army 2020 plan has seen the Ministry of Defence (MoD) come under fire for lost savings opportunities.
A new study has concluded that public sector knowledge of the G-Cloud procurement framework remains relatively small. 66% of civil servants surveyed claimed to have no knowledge of the initiative.
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has published two job advertisements for a director of service design and a director of development.
A report by professional services provider KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) claims a UK skills shortage has led to the sharpest growth in demand for IT staff since 1998.
James Findlay, the CIO of UK high speed rail project HS2, has hit back at those who describe using the G-Cloud procurement framework as a difficult process.
Oxford University is aiming to increase BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and collaboration across its campuses with a new communications contract.
A Herefordshire Council CRM (customer relationship management) that went live in December 2011 has been deemed only “partially successful” in a new report.
Royal Mail has launched a new parcels shipping and tracking system that aims to improve integration between e-retailers’ IT systems and its own software.
The new government Digital Marketplace does not have a set “go live” date, reveals user researcher Mark Branigan in a new blog post.
The East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) NHS Trust has lost a data cartridge containing 42,000 electronic copies of scanned handwritten Patient Report Forms.
Bristol City Council has spent £1.5m via the G-Cloud procurement framework on cloud migration services for its IT infrastructure, signing a contract with IT services provider Eduserv.
Socitm, the representative body for people in public sector IT, has proposed a “Local Government Digital Service” as an alternative to a LOCALGOV.UK site.
Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), a government project to supply 95 per cent of the UK with superfast broadband by 2017, has reached the Isle of Wight.
A freedom of information (FOI) request has revealed that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has spent £92,574 on “social media training” since May 2010.
Central Bedfordshire Council and Essex County Council have joined up their IT network infrastructure services for the Public Services Network (PSN). But will it produce results?