Cabinet Office considers options for talented interns after suspension of government graduate scheme

9 August 2022

Central department says it 'remains committed to internship programmes' and seek to find possibilities for those who would normally be fast-tracked into paused Fast Stream scheme

Customer support contractors at DBS set to strike

9 August 2022

Workers delivering webchat and telephone service via outsourced deal vote for six-day walkout

CDDO offers £160k for chief technology officer to set cross-government strategy for digital profession

5 August 2022

Cabinet Office unit is seeking a technology leader whose remit will include spearheading DDaT professionals’ efforts to decommission legacy system

Technology, transformation and talent: is the public sector meeting its biggest reform challenges?

6 July 2022

Local and central government experts joined a recent PublicTechnology webinar discussion exploring strategies to modernise public services and their progress so far

Digital minister: ‘I’m one up from a Luddite – but I am grasping this enthusiastically’

15 June 2022

PublicTechnology met with the recently appointed Heather Wheeler, who reveals that overcoming difficulties with tech has been ‘an absolute joy’ – although she still appears to have some challenges with unfortunate remarks

Great expectations: Government unveils new digital and data strategy

9 June 2022

A new three-year plan sets out ambitious objectives for departments’ use of tech, including a commitment to improve scores of the biggest citizen services. PublicTechnology gets the lowdown from civil service chief operating officer Alex Chisholm.

Technology vs ideology: what will define the future of government work?

7 June 2022

A recent PublicTechology webinar discussion saw an expert panel examine the major issues that will shape how civil servants work for years to come

EXCL: Wall of silence surrounds plan for nationwide collection of citizens’ internet records

26 May 2022

Online notice reveals controversial trials are to be expanded into a national service – about which government, law enforcement, watchdogs and all the UK’s major ISPs declined to answer questions from PublicTechnology

Supercharged: Inside the ONS plan to become a data-science 'powerhouse'

12 May 2022

Five years after being established, the Data Science Campus of the ONS wants to do more to help address government's biggest policy issues – while still retaining its innovative edge. PublicTechnology finds out more.

Local authorities and their suppliers must connect the digitally excluded

1 August 2022

Various vulnerable groups are among those at risk of lacking the connectivity or skills to engage with public services, according to Graham Cutting of Cantium

Government can help make the UK a world-leader in quantum technology

13 July 2022

A pipeline of both technical and commercial skills, and proper consideration of the ethical implications is needed to ensure organisations are not left behind, according to Laura Foster of techUK

How early engagement can give a glimpse of students’ academic future

6 July 2022

Data analytics is key to ensuring that students continue to progress throughout their studies, according to Helen Higson of Aston Business School

Is the UK ready for the future of compute?

17 June 2022

The government’s upcoming review should consider ways to increase the country’s computing capacity, believes Laura Foster of techUK

Social value: public sector must demand more – and tech suppliers need to deliver

8 June 2022

SMEs and other providers should embrace the new mandates for IT firms to demonstrate social value, according to Alex Jackson of dxw

The time is now for private network adoption

23 May 2022

New forms of infrastructure can help improve public services, according to Sophie James of techUK