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The 2019 election campaign reveals rocky prospects for UK tech

We examine how the major and minor UK parties are pledging to boost skills, invest, and regulate tech giants
7 Dec 2019
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broadband

The IT Pro Podcast: What does Labour's broadband bonanza mean for business?

We take a look at Labour's ambitious new infrastructure policy
22 Nov 2019
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Another US state government hit with ransomware, following a brief reprieve

Louisiana becomes the latest in a very long line of US public sector bodies to fall victim to ransomware
19 Nov 2019
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Chef cuts ties with US border police on moral grounds

The company will end its relationship with ICE and CBP once their contracts expire, says CEO Barry Crist
25 Sep 2019
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public sector

Dr Alexa will see you now

Fears grow that NHS/Amazon link will compromise patient care and health data
12 Sep 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Met police hit with ICO notice over data request backlog

ICO says it has evidence of a 'systemic failure' to handle SARs from the public
25 Jun 2019
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Careers & training

Gov launches global edtech hub to expand digital learning

The initiative to boost research and shift deployment away from being 100% vendor driven
18 Jun 2019
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Spark portal lets AI startups bid on public sector contracts

UK gov says public services need to keep pace with private sector innovation
11 Jun 2019
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public sector

Ministers criticised for failing to back ‘open government'

Organisations pen open letter claiming Brexit is no excuse for falling behind on digital programmes
31 May 2019
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digital transformation

Digital health services 'must be internet-facing by default'

NHS Digital's internet-first guidance aims to reduce network complexity
29 May 2019
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machine learning

Expert appointments boost government's AI Council

Digital secretary announces 21 new voices to guide ethical AI development and adoption among businesses
16 May 2019
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IT powering NHS screenings ‘unfit for purpose’ for a decade

Patients are at risk after IT failures are leading to critical programmes missing their targets
15 May 2019
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Home Office savaged for delays to emergency services network

NAO laments mismanagement and spiralling costs as it urges the department to "get its house in order"
10 May 2019
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Business strategy

MPs slam Verify scheme that's "failing the public"

Government Digital Service missed every single one of its performance targets for the online programme, according to report
9 May 2019
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Business strategy

NHS to launch data-sharing hubs with trial in Manchester

Cardiac patients will be the first to have their data analysed in real-time
7 May 2019
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Business strategy

Leeds is building a tech hub to rival San Francisco

Leeds Digital Festival organiser Stuart Clarke explains why the city is now the best place for tech outside of London
24 Apr 2019
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digital transformation

What is Making Tax Digital and how does it affect you?

Now that MTD is here, we assess whether the government is doing enough to help businesses adjust to the new rules
2 Apr 2019
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NHS cash injection
public sector

Five SMBS to benefit from £9m NHS injection

Projects such as AI-based voice technology and hand-held device monitoring will receive a first wave of funding
29 Mar 2019
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public sector

Everything you need to know about GDS

How did GDS start, and how is it driving government digital transformation?
25 Mar 2019
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public sector

Everything you need to know about GDS

How did GDS start, and how is it driving government digital transformation?
25 Mar 2019
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public sector

Home Office IT defects may lead to another Windrush scandal

Report says the government has failed to implement sufficient changes to improve data reliability
7 Mar 2019
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public sector

Government 'must focus' on replacing legacy IT system

Ministers grilled on whether GDS has conducted any form of pan-governmental audit of legacy IT
6 Mar 2019
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public sector

NAO slams GDS for bungling its flagship Verify ID platform

Benefits will be slashed by 75% as auditors conclude it's difficult to explain why it wasn't killed off
5 Mar 2019