The European Commission has said that under 50% of EU citizens use digital public services and those who did said that online banking and shopping give more satisfactory results that online government services.
Knowledge Hub, the Local Government Association’s professional social network, may be scrapped as part of a savings programme. The Guardian asked professionals working in local authorities what they thought of this potential move.
The government has published a report by the Major Projects Authority which has deemed eight of 191 major projects a red rating, meaning it believes that “successful delivery of the project is in doubt”.
A survey by Intrinsic Technology has found that over half of the country’s local authorities are opting for a ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) strategy for their staff as opposed to buying desktop computers.