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Citadel on the Move has released the results of an intensive 3-year global outreach effort that has helped over 120 local government organisations around the world open and use government data. read more ..
From 21st- 22nd January 2015 the Civica Expo will return to the Manchester Central Convention Centre for two days of learning, sharing and networking.
The government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir Mark Walport, has published a report recommending how the UK digital economy could revolutionise if the government embraces the development of the Internet of Things.
The Cabinet Office is seeking identity assurance providers to sign a three-year, £150 million contract on behalf of the Government Digital Service (GDS).
A doctor working at a practice in Hampshire, Dr Neil Bhatia, has warned that NHS England must do more to support surgeries across the UK in expanding digital services available to patients to protect user confidence.
The Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has said that the government has reached a £5 billion agreement with EE, O2, Three and Vodafone to address issues with mobile network coverage in “partial not-spots” across the UK.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has invited local councils to apply for funding under its Digital Experts scheme to help develop and share digital innovations amongst local authorities.
The government has announced that a new alliance has been created to form solutions for issues that the elderly and disabled have in utilising digital services.
Council launches website for services for young people with special educational needs and disabilities
The website, Local Offer, contains a directory of services and additional guidance along with social media accounts to keep up to date with events and activities.
Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire broadband group have rolled out new fibre optic services in north Warwickshire as the scheme reaches its 20,000th home.
In Portsmouth, five public spaces have been connected to the city’s free wifi network, representing the initial phase of the My City Wifi project.
The Open Data Institute (ODI) has published its update report on the UK’s policies, planning out its recommendations for future open data initiatives.
The Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, Neil Parish, bemoaned the lack of rural broadband connectivity in his constituency as farmers are set to claim their EU subsidies using online-only services under the “digital by default” policy.
The government has issued a follow-up report and infographic to relay progress and future plans on its 2011 “The Cyber Security Strategy” policy.
Our monthly round-up of all the most important career moves and appointments from within UK local government.
On the 9th-10th December, an alliance of countries looking to strengthen the global digital economy, came together in London.