The briefing is explicitly addressed to politicians and senior policy and decision-makers, and sets out what will be required to deliver locally designed, digital public services. read more ..
"As a new initiative being pioneered by the government to support technology-related businesses and attract inward investment we applaud the intent," said Manchester Digital, the trade association for digital and technology businesses in the North West, in a statement. read more ..
Users will be able to apply online for DBS checks through a new web portal which will be simple to use. Web chat will be a feature of the portal and they will receive text messages about the progress of their applications.
London should be at the forefront of the digital health revolution, championing its cause by creating an ‘Institute for Digital Health’, suggests a report by the London Health Commission, established by London Mayor Boris Johnson.
Interactive maps allowing providers to identify the nearest courthouses in England and Wales equipped with professional court user wi-fi are now available.
A series of regional roadshows aimed to educate buyers and suppliers about the benefits of cloud computing and the G-Cloud Framework concluded in London this week.
Backed by Ed Vaizey, the minister of state for culture and digital economy, the programme’s aim is to find the best products and innovations across six key sectors to drive the growth of smart city technology.
The council has built on top of an integration framework and delivered ‘intelligent’ online forms and mapping to enable customers to complete end-to-end digital transactions on the council’s website.
Minister for the Constitution Sam Gyimah said: "The electoral register is central to our democracy and by introducing IER, we’re ensuring that we have a system fit for the 21st century."
Adrian Hancock, Socitm Chief Executive, said: “Socitm's Annual Conference is our flagship event and we are looking forward to welcoming public, third and private sector colleagues to Manchester.
"The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust has a vision to transform the delivery of business intelligence, to drive operational and clinical insight whilst supporting strategic decision making," said Paul Morris, RLBUHT’s Head of Business Intelligence.
By addressing key security concerns, the rise of automation is making it easier and more tempting for public sector organisations to start transitioning to the cloud.
With trials already taking place across the country, Ofcom is working with Google and ZSL London Zoo - the latest organisations to launch TV ‘white space’ trials, using the technology to stream live footage of animals to YouTube.
Civica has commenced a three-year partnership to deliver revenues and benefits IT systems support for Coventry City Council.
Statistics show that the top three most visited pages: find a job, renew your vehicle tax, and calculate your state pension. The website is compatible across platforms, including smartphones and tablets, with over a third of visits coming from a portable device.
A north Lincolnshire CCG is examining the way technology is currently used in its region to conclude how it can be used to allow people with long term health problems to monitor their own condition at home.
Earlier this month, the UK became the first country to make computer programming a compulsory part of the curriculum in primary and secondary schools in a bid to address the impending digital skills gap.