The government has announced in its strategy document, 'Securing the Future – Strategy 2020', that a £20 million investment fund will be used to launch a new digital platform in a bid to modernise its business. read more ..
Falkirk Council has banned most of its staff from remotely accessing council network systems and emails in a bid to avoid being disconnected from the Public Services Network. read more ..
The NHS ‘Tripadvisor’ style website has good things to say about Epsom Hospital.
West Lancashire Borough Council is to work with 1st Touch to implement a mobile working system for housing officers in its Estate Management Team.
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Fast-growing IT and business services provider Agilisys announced today Luton Council had become the newest customer for its innovative Agilisys Digital platform, which allows ‘once and done’ citizen access to council services online.
Through the support of the Polonsky Foundation, the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (BAV) have digitised some of the most important bibles and biblical texts in their collection.
Basildon Borough Council’s Customer Experience Programme of Change, supported by Qmatic, has saved the council £600,000 in its first year.
According to an interim report into the Universal Credit welfare system, 90% of people in the pilot are now claiming their benefits online.
According to Security Minister James Brokenshire: "We are taking the fight to cyber criminals with the newly created National Cyber Crime Unit, which is part of the National Crime Agency."
The council, which won the AP Manager of the Year category and the Outstanding Contribution Award, referenced V1’s technology as playing a significant part in the award success.
Burnley Council is using the platform to drive channel shift by offering a growing range of online services through its Your Burnley self-service portal.
Findings include the fact that learners are not motivated to access government services online before training, but 60% go on to do so as part of their regular internet use.
Providers will share their experiences of building digital literacy in housing communities and the latest trends in mobile technology will be showcased.
BT is calling on young people across the UK to take part in its BT Digital Champions initiative and share their internet skills to help some of the seven million adults who have never been online to join the digital world.
Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) has revealed plans for a new state-of-the-art digital suite offering free computer access to the public in Wakefield city centre.
£10 million was spent on IT software and services through the G-Cloud in October, the largest monthly spend through the programme so far.