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.

Worcestershire to deliver all services online

Worcestershire County Council has set a new target to ensure 100 per cent of services are available online by 2017… A local authority has committed...

Cyber crime: the threat to your business and how to avoid it

Rory Clarke, director at J R Rix and Sons, explores the potentially devastating impact of cyber crime and what you can do to protect...

Local authorities fail to meet online readability standards

Some 82 per cent of local authority websites do not meet government standards for readability… A new study has revealed a significant number of local...

London Borough of Enfield chooses Civica to support digital housing services

Civica will deliver a new system aimed at improving customer services for housing tenants in the London Borough of Enfield… The London Borough of Enfield...

Holding down the public sector fort

Gerry Kelliher, EMEAR Sales Director, Kodak Alaris outlines how digitisation is transforming the public sector and lifting the paper weight it's been carrying… The public...

New IoT courses launched by EIT Digital

Three new online courses into the Internet of Things have been launched by EIT Digital… European digital education organisation EIT Digital has launched a series...

Hampshire Council fined £100k for data breach

Hampshire County Council has been fined for a data breach after it failed to protect the personal information of more than 100 people… The Information...

Digitisation agenda in Slovenia

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia outline how they are digitising their culture and heritage in line with the European Digital...

Dependable, secure and trustable wireless sensor networks

Dr. Werner Rom, Head of Department Cross Domain at the VIRTUAL VEHICLE Research Center highlights a key enabler to the Internet of Things... Wireless...

Digital economy: Why a brighter future could be in our pocket

The digital economy is here, and growing every day, sometimes in surprising ways. As ministers gather for major meetings in Paris and Cancun, Andy...

Big data: the building blocks for smarter government

Simon Dennis, Central Government Director, SAS UK talks about the role of data analytics in the public sector and how it can improve services... The...
digital justice

Five steps to a digitally integrated justice system

 John Wright, Head of Strategic Initiatives at Unisys, outlines the importance of a digitally integrated justice system and how this can be achieved... European central...

North Yorkshire Council to procure broadband partner

North Yorkshire County Council is seeking a delivery partner to increase superfast broadband coverage across the region… In a bid to increase superfast broadband coverage...
cloud computing

Reasons to be cheerful about public sector cloud

Jessica Figueras, Chief Analyst, Kable talks about how public sector IT is utilising cloud technology and why it remains a bright spot in a...

Shropshire Council approves £21m computer system

A new ICT system costing £21m has been given the go-ahead by Shropshire Council… Councillors at Shropshire Council have agreed to the delivery of a...
cloud

Nearly half of UK’s largest councils have no cloud strategy

New research has revealed nearly half of the top councils across the UK do not have a plan for cloud computing… A survey from not-for-profit...

EU funding will give 100 Telford businesses superfast broadband

Funding from the EU could give more than 100 extra businesses in Telford access to Superfast Broadband… Telford businesses could benefit from Superfast broadband due...

UK-France Data Innovation Taskforce explores innovative use of data

A number of recommendations have been published outlining how the UK and France can work together to use data for the good of society… The...

Liverpool and Salford councils agree to digital transformation programme

A new deal between software firm SAP and two city councils has been reached to provide a new technology platform aimed at improving services… Enterprise...

Smart cities are not a priority for councils

New research has revealed smart cities are not deemed a strategic priority for the majority of local authorities across the UK… Leading designer and manufacturer...

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