Technology News

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.

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COVID-19 and the digital transformation of the NHS

COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation throughout the NHS – but what now for the unwanted equipment asks Carmen Ene, CEO at 3stepIT.
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Digital transformation: Working with Government procurement frameworks

Hannah Paterson, Principal Consultant at Step5, shares her views on working with, not against, UK Government frameworks to better support digital transformation.
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How cloud tech can help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic

Patrick Navarro, Executive Vice President and Head of Cloud at Jefferson Frank, shares his expert advice for business leaders on surviving the COVID-19 crisis with the help of cloud technology.
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Tech companies drop development of facial recognition

Some tech companies have dropped development of facial recognition software, under fears of human rights violations by police.
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How content design will convert the ‘volunteer army’

Jack Perschke, Partner at Netcompany, believes that app and content design is key to capturing the public's capacity for kindness and converting it to an engaged, willing volunteer base.
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How are social media giants tackling misinformation during COVID-19?

Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Associate Professor of Economics at ESMT Berlin, reflects on how platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook are tackling misinformation at this crucial hour.
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A Europe fit for the digital age

The strides being made by the European Commission to achieve a digitalised society for all are explored by Assistant Editor of Open Access Government, Megan Warrender.
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How will COVID-19 reframe our attitude towards AI ethics?

Vernon Hunte, Associate Director of Public Affairs at April Six, discusses how COVID-19 will change up out attitude towards artificial intelligence (AI) ethics.

Future-proofed digital transformation solutions: Delivering great customer experience, value and peace of mind

Here, we learn about innovative software products and services company, VerseOne Group, who offer complete digital transformation solutions.
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Videoconferencing with security in mind

Gerald Beuchelt, Chief Information Security Officer at LogMeIn, explores the key security and privacy practices which must be upheld when video conferencing.
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The new normal: You have already begun your digital transformation journey

Gaurav Malhotra, Chief Technology Officer at MSC Digital, discusses the logical next steps to continue your digital journey to ensure agility, engagement, and productivity for whatever the post COVID-19 “new normal” turns out to be.
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The NewJET project: Additional benefits of Sustainable Alternative Fuels for aviation

Dr Simon Blakey talks us through The NewJET project pioneered by the University of Birmingham, which is creating Sustainable Alternative Fuels for aviation.
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What will COVID-19 mean for child internet safety?

Ian Stevenson CEO at Cyan Forensics discusses what COVID-19 will mean for child internet safety.
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Digital health solutions: Increasing efficiency through crises

Here, Business Development Director at Aire Logic, Rob Hurrell, explains how COVID-19 has helped us all to become agile and deliver better digital health solutions, faster.
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Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
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Delivering critical public service information using tech during crisis

Richard Stephenson, CEO of YUDU, discusses why we can only successfully deliver critical public service information using the power of technology.
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Cybersecurity and child sexual exploitation

Defence and Security Experts Nick Newman and Chris Cole of global innovation and transformation consultancy PA Consulting, discuss how online safety has taken a hit amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and how to work together to end the sexual exploitation of children online.
COVID-19 test kits

A compliance verification package for end-to-end delivery of COVID-19 test kits

Genevieve Leveille, CEO of UK firm 08 Group and Co-Chair of the TechUK DLT Working Group, collaborates with digital health tech companies to deliver verified-safe China-sourced Covid-19 test kits at scale.
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Technology: Creating a digital front door for sexual health provision during COVID-19

Susan Bunn, Inform Health, discusses how technology can enable access to sexual health provision during COVID-19 and beyond.
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Rising to the challenge of protecting children in a digital world

In this in-depth analysis, PRIVO highlights the real solutions for protecting children online.

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