Kingston upon Thames plans digital platform to connect citizens to community groups and activities

15 February 2018

Borough issues advance notification of Connect Well Kingston tool designed to promote wellbeing and help residents meet new people

Government launches anti-terror tool to ‘stop video propaganda before it ever reaches the internet’

15 February 2018

Home Office claims machine-learning software developed in conjunction with ASI Data Science could be of use to smaller platforms such as Vimeo, Telegra.ph, and pCloud

NHS, local government, and ICO impacted by cryptojacking attack

12 February 2018

National Cyber Security Centre claims public is not at risk after malicious code for generating cryptocurrency added to Browsealoud text-to-speech tool

Embedding AI and biometrics into services picked as GDS priorities for 2018

12 February 2018

Director general Kevin Cunnington runs through achievements of past 12 months and goals for the coming year, including supporting Brexit initiatives and increasing DDaT skills

Crown Hosting CEO: ‘We have taken away all the cloud excuses’

14 February 2018

PublicTechnology talks to Steve Hall about the framework’s achievements so far, its ambitions for its last year, and the secret to a successful public-private joint venture  

Interview: government chief security officer Campbell McCafferty on his mission to make government ‘the hardest target it can be’

12 February 2018

First-ever holder of GCSO post discusses how to remove barriers, break down siloes, and ‘deliver much more consistency’ in security strategy

Bringing Twitter into the classroom at the University of Nottingham

7 February 2018

Associate professor Dr Roger Kerry tells Gill Hitchcock that social media should be a natural part of higher education

Interview: NHS Digital director on ‘the power of technology to transform patient care’

26 January 2018

Eve Roodhouse talks to PublicTechnology about the organisation’s 2018 plans, the impact of WannaCry – and how an app has helped her family’s dental regime

Bursting the bubble – the ethics of political campaigning in an algorithmic age

24 January 2018

The ICO’s investigation into the use of data and analytics in campaigning is likely to prompt the creation of a new code of conduct for political parties, according to information commissioner Elizabeth Denham

Are confusing bid notices leading to ‘bad outcomes’ for government digital projects?

12 January 2018

Research from digital specialist dxw finds that suppliers on key digital framework find most opportunity notices lack clarity on customer needs, desired outcomes, and budget

Does the UK need an IoT regulator?

15 February 2018

Marco Hogewoning of RIPE NCC examines what the government can do to ensure the internet of things sector has the right regulations and standards

Ensuring cybersecurity is vital for a driverless future

9 February 2018

Erik Silfversten and Nathan Ryan of RAND Europe discuss why built-in cybersecurity is as important a safety concern as any for manufacturers and legislators involved in the autonomous-vehicle space

The government’s Institute of Coding could help create a truly digital workforce

6 February 2018

James Milligan of Hays Digital Technology welcomes PM Theresa May’s investments in closing the technology skills gap

Government, the public, and tech firms must work together to beat the real problem of fake news

31 January 2018

Rachel Neaman of Corsham Institute believes that facing down the challenge of online misinformation needs a long-term and wide-ranging strategy 

The government needs a department for data

3 January 2018

Whitehall siloes should be broken by creating a centralised body to collate and oversee the use of data, believes Johan Hogsander of Transform

 

The key public-sector technology trends to look out for in 2018

23 December 2017

PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall picks out three topics that may define the year ahead