How Europe can become a market leader in AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

How Europe can become a market leader in AI

The US and China lead in the AI arms race, while European countries currently lag behind. What can they do to catch up?
6 Aug 2020
UK government signs public cloud agreement with IBM
public sector

UK government signs public cloud agreement with IBM

All public sector bodies hoping to pursue digital transformation projects can benefit from “preferential commercial terms”
29 Jul 2020
UK gov admits Track and Trace scheme 'breaches GDPR’
data protection

UK gov admits Track and Trace scheme 'breaches GDPR’

DHSC has made concessions following the threat of legal action, including reducing its 20-year data retention policy to eight years
20 Jul 2020
Robots are supposed to steal our jobs – so why haven’t they during the coronavirus crisis?
artificial intelligence (AI)

Robots are supposed to steal our jobs – so why haven’t they during the coronavirus crisis?

Robots are already making some progress in healthcare settings, but they need more support if they're to make a real difference
13 Jul 2020
The government’s contact tracing app was always going to be DOA
public sector

The government’s contact tracing app was always going to be DOA

There are times when it’s good to go your own way and innovate. This was never going to be one of them
19 Jun 2020
Coronavirus contact-tracing app to be launched in winter, minister reveals
public sector

Coronavirus contact-tracing app to be launched in winter, minister reveals

Statement contradicts comments from Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab that suggested the app would arrive in the coming weeks
18 Jun 2020
How coronavirus has accelerated the digital transformation of Britain's public sector
public sector

How coronavirus has accelerated the digital transformation of Britain's public sector

Providing support to the public via digital services has rapidly become the new normal for government, health and social care bodies
16 Jun 2020
Google Cloud secures deal with the US Department of Defense
public sector

Google Cloud secures deal with the US Department of Defense

The “seven figure" deal is significantly less than the $10bn JEDI contract
21 May 2020
What the UK’s new immigration system means for the tech industry
UK visa stamp on passport
Careers & training

What the UK’s new immigration system means for the tech industry

Everything your business needs to know about the government’s new points-based system
19 May 2020
Gov seeks tech innovation to help protect against long-term economic fallout
public sector

Gov seeks tech innovation to help protect against long-term economic fallout

Funding package encourages businesses to help the UK recover from any coronavirus-related downturn
3 Apr 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Beating Trump on tech
public sector

The IT Pro Podcast: Beating Trump on tech

With Bernie and Biden still slugging it out for the Democratic nomination, what impact will the US election have on tech?
27 Mar 2020
Capita recruited to support Home Office’s ailing 4G ESN project
Police
public sector

Capita recruited to support Home Office’s ailing 4G ESN project

The outsourcing giant is being relied on to ensure a smooth migration to the emergency services comms platform
12 Mar 2020
All bets off as children’s data is leaked
public sector

All bets off as children’s data is leaked

Department of Education data leak to betting firms may be start of wider scandal
10 Mar 2020
Smart motorways aren’t smart enough
smart city

Smart motorways aren’t smart enough

Free sat-nav apps could limit the dangers of so-called smart motorways, says Barry Collins
8 Mar 2020
Japan and France speak out on digital tax plans
public sector

Japan and France speak out on digital tax plans

Countries hoping to set global digital tax norms feel the USA is dragging its feet
23 Feb 2020
Twitter bans 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts
social media

Twitter bans 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts

The social media network accused supporter accounts of ‘platform manipulation’
23 Feb 2020
Encryption under threat from EARN IT Act
public sector

Encryption under threat from EARN IT Act

The proposed legislation could be formally introduced in the coming weeks
22 Feb 2020
Breaking the ICE: How future tech employees could influence government contracts
public sector

Breaking the ICE: How future tech employees could influence government contracts

Organisations could face a recruitment crisis as students pledge not to work for those selling tech to US immigration control
12 Feb 2020
Will Elizabeth Warren Break Up Big Tech?
public sector

Will Elizabeth Warren Break Up Big Tech?

The Democratic Party hopeful has taken aim at the giants of the tech industry, but what does this mean in practice?
31 Jan 2020
UK gov launches £300,000 SEN EdTech initiative
public sector

UK gov launches £300,000 SEN EdTech initiative

The pilot scheme will run throughout this academic year in the hope of identifying how technology can 'level the playing field' for students with disa…
22 Jan 2020
UK tech investment jumps 44%, despite Brexit uncertainty
startups

UK tech investment jumps 44%, despite Brexit uncertainty

The country has sprouted eight unicorns in the past year – more than any other European nation
15 Jan 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Does open source have a place in public sector IT?
open source

The IT Pro Podcast: Does open source have a place in public sector IT?

We explore how open source and open standards can help organisations overcome budget squeezes and avoid vendor lock-in
10 Jan 2020
NHS given £40m to address "ridiculous" staff login times
Clinician's computer meltdown
digital transformation

NHS given £40m to address "ridiculous" staff login times

Clinical staff typically sign in to as many as 15 different systems while seeing a patient
6 Jan 2020