The government has launched its Digital Inclusion Strategy that aims to reduce the number of people who are offline by 25% by 2016. As part of this strategy, it has also launched a new Digital Inclusion Charter. read more ..
Matthew Adam of Silver Training sheds light on the government's recently launched Digital Inclusion Charter: how it plans to tackle the issues of digital inclusion and what it has missed out on. read more ..
The Industry category recognises businesses that, in the last 12 months, have created or delivered services for the public sector and/or wider society utilising technology that has had a transformational impact. read more ..
Research by Mynewsdesk reveals that local authorities in the UK have invested substantial efforts into developing a good online newsroom infrastructure but have failed to optimise their newsrooms for mobile or connect them to their social media channels.
Camden and Islington's Councils' shared public health team has developed a tool to assess alcohol-related health and crime data to tackle problem drinking in pubs, clubs and bars.
Thanks to new funding, one in 10 surgeries will be able to offer patients the choice of seeing a GP at the weekend, online booking, electronic prescriptions and Skype check-ups, David Cameron has announced.
Public sector procurement across the EU has been given a single standard, after the Council of the European Union gave final approval to a directive.
Criminal cases will be handled digitally from the moment a crime is committed through to the conclusion in court, Criminal Justice Minister Damian Green has said.
Tony Singleton, the government’s digital commercial programme director, wrote in his April blog update that the initiative was doing well but more could be done to promote awareness of the online procurement platform.
Mobile network operator EE, which hosts tea parties to boost digital literacy, is the winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award.
According to Sean Hanson, Regional Director at Serco: "By introducing new technology and ways of working, we'll help improve services and drive efficiencies for the authority."
Mark Simmonds, FCO Minister for Consular Affairs, said: "We know that fans planning to go to the World Cup in Brazil are likely to have lots of questions and we are using our @FCOtravel Twitter handle to help people get the answers they need."
The National Archives is making over 150 top secret MI5 files of organisations and individuals involved in espionage or under surveillance during the period of the First World War available online for the first time.
DigitalCity, Teesside’s digital supercluster, has over the past decade made a massive impact on the regional economy rejuvenating business, buildings and stimulating employment.
Wrexham County Borough Council are to realise savings through channel shift, with citizens benefitting from improved online experience.
'Do you do digital?' emphasises the fact that council websites are increasingly accessed from smartphones and tablets and that website presentation needs to keep pace with this development.
The Education Funding Agency is launching a series of online presentations and interactive webinars to support academy trusts in completing their financial returns.
According to a Cabinet Office spokesperson, the deal will provide “continuity for all eligible government and public sector organisations while they migrate on to alternative operating systems”.