The public sector needs to be careful it does not fall foul of citizens’ growing disquiet about how their data is used and by whom, according to PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall
Melanie Pittham of digital transformation specialists The BIO Agency outlines the key considerations in transforming cities for the benefit of citizens
Georgina Maratheftis of techUK urges the new city-region chiefs not to neglect digital devolution
Garry Graham of Prospect argues that cultivating a healthy work-life balance for employees will benefit the public sector
The health service needs to make sure its people are geared up for the data-rich future, according to Afshin Attari of Exponential-e
Ian Blackhurst of Northgate Public Services explains how effective collaboration between law enforcement, healthcare, education, and social services could help protect vulnerable citizens
Colleges need to ensure they make a good digital first impression, or risk seeing students head elsewhere, argues Lucy Perkins of LDA
Nat Gross of industry body BIMA believes that all political parties must do more to ensure the UK remains at the digital vanguard
John McMahon from IEG4 takes Isaac Newton as his inspiration for new method of measuring the success of public sector digital transformation projects
IT reseller Insight's public sector chief argues that failing to invest in digital could hurt the government's ability to deliver services
Jon Lucas from Hyve Managed Hosting discusses the key considerations for public sector bodies looking to embrace cloud and digitalisation
James Butler of software and IT services firm Trustmarque examines how to ‘bridge the gap’ between private and public sector adoption
Ensuring spaces can be booked by the public and other bodies can bring in revenue and create efficiencies, argues Chris Smith of Kajima
Joe Kim of SolarWinds looks at what government IT pros can expect from hybrid IT, and whether implementing it will provide any benefits
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
With the cyber threat shifting its focus to sabotage rather than data theft, many of the defences deployed by public sector organisations will have to be adapted for the new world
New threats require the sort of joint civilian and military planning that was common in the Cold War – but with a focus on cyber rather than nuclear, says Jennifer Cole of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
There is no lack of appetite for data projects – it’s just that the scope of them is so vast, many people don’t know where to begin
General election 2017: Politicians have been silent on data – and unwilling to let councils take the lead
While some councils boast impressive advocates for data analysis, there are strict limits on what they can accomplish without the backing of Westminster – as the election campaign row over social care shows
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
An NHS-wide cloud for sharing diagnostic images and intelligence across the health service could mean huge economies of scale, stronger collaboration, and rapid digitisation, according to Jane Rendall and Fredrik Gustavsson.
Benefit fraud is worse than ever. Gary Pettengell asks if new technology is helping?