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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Cyber Security Top 10

Elaine Munro, BSI’s Head of Portfolio Management outlines the cybersecurity must-dos for business success The impact on business for larger organisations has been well documented...
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Becoming a digital services hub

Richard Godfrey, Assistant Director of Digital Peterborough details how Peterborough City Council is addressing key challenges through better use of cloud technology solutions As the UK’s...
Hydraulic

Cutting to the chase

Antoon Burgers, Program Manager at Holmatro Special Tactics Equipment outlines the advantages of using hydraulics to speed up special tactics operations Speed is essential in...
smart

Smart standards for a smart world

Henry Lawson, Market Research Consultant at BSRIA examines the possibilities of achieving common standards which are appropriate for the myriad of different “things” that...

Advanced Knowledge Management in Smart Cities

New ways to deal with the complexity and dynamics of change in our cities On-going urbanisation makes cities focal points for economies and societies. As...

Taking action to improve efficiency & reduce costs

Alexandra Latham, Communications Officer at the European Geothermal Energy Council details how RHC technologies including Geothermal go hand in hand for a sustainable energy supply...

Challenges for civil engineering in a changing world

Prof. Dr Bernhard Elsener from ETH Zurich, Institute for Building Materials details how civil engineering must evolve with a changing society Civil engineering is traditionally...
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...

How to Print Smart

Government organisations are continuing to feel the squeeze of austerity. So how can departments make further spending reductions over and above what they have...

Automotive Software Engineering

The automotive industry is one of Europe’s driving economic forces. A huge variety of cars from premium cars, to e-mobile and low-cost cars, are...
Drones

The Security Impact of Drones

Dr Chris Wyatt, Research Fellow at the School of Government and Society at the University of Birmingham discusses a recent report that looks at...
Drones

Realising the potential of drones

Gerry Corbett, UAS Programme Lead at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), tells Editor Laura Evans about the latest technology craze to hit our airspace –...

An innovative technology for industrial wastewater reuse

Water is one of the most important natural resources on Earth. It is not only fundamental to life but also essential to the wealth...
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,...

An effective resilience community

Resilience Direct is making fantastic strides in the emergency response service arena. Created specifically for “blue light” responders along with their public and private...

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