public sector

Dr Alexa will see you now

Fears grow that NHS/Amazon link will compromise patient care and health data
12 Sep 2019
Met Police
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
Map made up of skills
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
Big Ben Westminster
public sector

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
British flag with binary on it
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
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
Board members round a table
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
Clinician's computer meltdown
public sector

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
public sector

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
Westminster and Big Ben
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
NHS cash injection
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
A woman coding on her laptop at the Leeds Digital Festival
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
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
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
Houses of Parliament
public sector

Everything you need to know about GDS

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

Everything you need to know about GDS

How did GDS start, and how is it driving government digital transformation?
25 Mar 2019
Ongoing demonstrations against the Windrush scandal
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
legacy IT
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
IT failure
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
IT infrastructure

Six IT systems for Brexit border control at risk of failure

MPs brand the findings "alarming" as NAO urges government to focus on doing what it can with less than 30 days left
1 Mar 2019
Business strategy

What is Bitcoin?

Our guide to the world's most funded cryptocurrency
28 Feb 2019
Image of a heart monitor trace on a digital background
digital transformation

What firms can learn from the NHS’ digital transformation

Winning cultural battles, not just talking about tech, could be key to digitising our health and social care system
27 Feb 2019
Careers & training

IoC injects £5 million to fund UK digital skills projects

The fund will support courses targeting underrepresented women in the North, and the UK's cultural backbone
18 Feb 2019
A person rifling for files in an old-style filing cabinet
public sector

NHS should swap pen and paper for email, says Matt Hancock

Hancock sees "no reason" the NHS shouldn't run on email like the rest of the world
13 Feb 2019