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Defining, designing and delivering digital

Can digital services reap rewards for councils and taxpayers?  Alan Mo, Research Director at Kable discusses how digital infrastructure is helping local authorities... A recent...
Local authorities fail to protect sensitive data

Local authorities fail to protect sensitive data

New research has revealed that UK local authorities are not protecting sensitive data effectively... Integrated managed data service provider Six Degrees Group has warned there...
Outsourcing ICT will save council 20 per cent

Outsourcing ICT will save council 20 per cent

The London Borough of Harrow has signed a contract to outsource its ICT services, which will save an estimated 20 per cent... A five year...
Planning online – streamlining the process

Planning online – streamlining the process

Southwark Council explain the move from a paper-based planning application process to an online version in an attempt to reduce paper waste and to...
Delivering services online

Delivering services online

John Chilver, Deputy Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources at Buckinghamshire County Council, tells why it is vital that the fight continues to convince taxpayers...
The Digital Economy

The importance of a digital economy for Europe

Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society details the importance of a digital economy and sustainable online services… There are few business...
Councils doubtful of superfast broadband target

Councils doubtful of superfast broadband target

A new survey has revealed that almost half of county councils do not think the government target to implement superfast broadband can be met... By...
South Gloucestershire broadband extended

South Gloucestershire broadband extended

Fibre broadband coverage extends to 17,000 more homes and businesses across South Gloucestershire... The Great Western Broadband (GWB) partnership between South Gloucestershire Council, Wiltshire Council,...
Moving towards a paperless NHS

Moving towards a paperless NHS

Scott Sommerville, Chief Information Officer at Essentia, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, considers the benefits a paperless NHS could bring… Technology has become...
Superfast broadband reaches two million more

Superfast broadband reaches two million more

According to the latest figures, two million more homes and businesses across the UK are able to access superfast broadband... The government's push to ensure...
public

Achieving Digital by Default

Creating Digital Boardroom Processes in the Public Sector. In 2010, a proposal was put to UK Government to transform the delivery of its public services....
healthcare

Healthcare in the digital age

In an interview with Editor Laura Evans, Health Minister Dr Daniel Poulter and Chairman &  CIO of Cloudbuy Ronald Duncan discuss the Care Act...

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