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Open Access Government’s technology category has plenty of very recent and updated information on all the key topics on this ever-expanding market. 

Within this section, you can find articles on topics such as cybercrime, data protection and online harms. And we also touch upon the relevant topics such as social media and its potential danger and its ongoing need for regulation. The protection of personal data in the modern age is a topic is something we touch upon often in the contexts of revenge porn and other forms. Topics such as Cybersecurity in relation to business and the domination of ‘The Cloud’ are very popular.

We all cover a wide range of information concerning the emerging potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and the many developments and ethical arguments within this topic. we have experts giving their opinion on the future of AI and how it will move forward. We also look at AI and its involvement in healthcare.

We also cover the Internet of Things (IoT) along with the use of data and GDPR related issues.

school safety

Back to school: Making school safety a priority with smart technology

Smarter Technologies examine how smart technology can assist facilities managers and headteachers in making school environments as safe as possible.
tech procurement

Spark: A new direction for public sector tech procurement

Dan Howard, Category Commercial Agreement Manager, explains that Spark DPS is a new direction for public sector tech procurement.
great customer experience

Great customer experience: Focus on the core issues

Great customer experience is more important than ever. Deliver it by focusing on the core issues, argues Chris Merricks from CX Consultants.
data and technology

How governments can build on the use of data and tech in fighting COVID-19

George Atalla, EY Global Government & Infrastructure Leader, explores the effect that COVID-19 has had on the use of data and technology in healthcare.
creating AI, robot

Scientists are creating AI that can detect “anger or fear” in a public area

Korean scientists are creating an AI called 5G-I-VEmoSYS, which can read human emotions via wireless signals and body movement.
Sustainable technology

Sustainable technology in the age of a pandemic

Lecturer and Interdisciplinary Researcher Chad Manian examines the progress of sustainable IT in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, and discusses digital transformation as a means of crisis response.
technological efficiency

Is technological efficiency the key to the NHS hitting net-zero?

Edward Belgeonne, founder, & CEO Bantham Technologies, discusses how innovative technology is key to hitting net-zero and creating more time to care in the NHS.
coevolving informatics

COVID-19 and coevolving informatics: Defence logic from meiosis to AI

Chris Girard, Associate Professor at Florida International University, explores COVID-19 and coevolving informatics, including comment on defence logic from meiosis to AI.
pharmacy dispensary

Innovate UK invests £900k into cloud-based pharmacy dispensary software

Innovate UK has invested a further £900k of funding into Titan, a cloud-based medicine dispensary software for pharmacies.
Cyber insurance

Cyber insurance is no longer a luxury, but a necessity

Aleksander Jarosz, Threat Intelligence Analyst at EclecticIQ, discusses why cyber insurance is a vital investment for businesses as the workplace becomes increasingly digital during the pandemic.
jeff bezos, andy jassy

CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos to step down from role

Bezos, who founded the company in 1994, will hand over the CEO role to Andy Jassy - currently CEO of Amazon Web Services.
retail bounce back

Government must place data at the heart of its retail bounce back education strategy

David John, CEO and Founder of Loyalize, discusses why the Government needs to ensure that data is at the heart of its retail bounce back education strategy.

How to embark on becoming a smart digital city of tomorrow

Harjott Atrii, Executive Vice President and Global Head, Digital Foundation Services, at Zensar, explains how cities can embark on a smart/digital journey.
local government digital transformation

Overcoming the fear of local government digital transformation

Glen Ocsko, head of local government at Made Tech, discusses why local council departments do not need to live in constant fear of technological innovation.
health framework

CCS and NHS digital launch Digital Capability for Health framework

Crown Commercial Service's have announced that there new Digital Capability for Health framework in collaboration with NHS Digital is now live.
smart tech

Setting sail with smart tech: How are ports and marinas capitalising on IoT?

Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies, discusses how ports and marinas are strengthening their supply chain and digitilising their shipping processes with IoT solutions.
cyber events

CISOs struggle to alert C-suite to cyber threats within their organisation

Miles Tappin, VP of EMEA at ThreatConnect, discusses why it is essential for CISOs to explain to their fellow C-suite executives and board of directors how at risk their organisations actually are from cyber events.
twitter whistleblowers, pandemic

Twitter whistleblowers discussed COVID-19, one month before Government declaration

Researchers are looking into Twitter whistle-blowers who raised concerns about suspicious 'pneumonia' cases, one month before the Chinese Government announced the existence of COVID-19.
password protection

How to protect your passwords so they can protect you

Christine Sabino, Senior Associate at Hayes Connor, explains why password protection is so important and advises how you can protect your passwords from fraud.
patient communications, NHS

The vital role of patient communications in the UK’s vaccination hubs

Paul Bensley, Managing Director at X-on, discusses how patient communications could be the only way to solve complex logistical considerations for mass vaccination.

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