Danny Alexander said: “That was my first Facebook Q&A but it certainly won’t be my last. It was a great experience and adds to the vast public debate that has been happening on Scotland’s future." read more ..
Five organisations have come together to run a three-month feasibility study to explore how to empower citizens with their own data. The miData Studio initiative is a collaboration between Ctrl-Shift and the Cabinet Office, Milton Keynes Council, Open University and Connected Digital Economy Catapult.
Atos has enabled Enfield Council to become the first in local government to move its ICT delivery model to become Service Integration and Management (SIAM) based.
A new easy-to-use tool that maps government property and land is now available for the first time. Citizens can search the government’s property portfolio listing for everything from ambulance stations to vacant airfields.
City Mayor Ian Stewart said: "We are taking things one step further by videoing and live streaming open proceedings so more people can see how decisions are made."
Many small businesses across the UK can now obtain a free grant to upgrade their business to a faster broadband connection as part of the wider government rollout of superfast broadband.
A University of Edinburgh research group will receive £10.8 million from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to help make the latest agricultural technology available across 10 African countries.
The Kent Public Service Network (KPSN) provides broadband and internet connectivity to an estimated 370,000 users in fire stations, schools, local government offices, universities, colleges, libraries, health and other public sector locations.
Socitm has been commissioned by the Department of Health to support local stakeholders in meeting the information and technology challenges posed by health and social care reform.
62 per cent of public sector employees surveyed have said that within the next 20 years, drones will be readily available to them in the workplace, while 70 per cent believe this to be the case with augmented reality.
CityFibre and Easynet's new agreement will, for the first time, enable local authorities to benefit from gigabit speed, pure fibre network solutions from the government’s PSN Framework.
Cheshire Constabulary has become the latest client to sign up to the Cheshire and Merseyside Public Services Network (PSN), provided by managed network specialists Updata Infrastructure UK, in a contract worth £2.28m over five years.
Advanced Health & Care has won a major IT modernisation contract with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to foster the delivery of integrated mental health services.
CDE is holding a webinar about its research funding competition where interested parties will have the opportunity to submit questions to the technical experts leading the themed Automating Cyber Defence Responses competition.
Carol Lunney, HMRC Assistant Director, Business Tax, said: "Innovation lies at the heart of our culture. British ideas and inventions have helped shape our world, from the telephone to the World Wide Web."
High Streets Minister Penny Mordaunt said: "Click and collect is set to be the next big thing on the high street, as discerning online shoppers look to the convenience of the high street as much as their computer screens."