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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Agile transformation: Moving to the organisational dimension

Agile transformation is enabling change and adding value across the public and private sectors, as Agile Business Consortium Member Hugh Ivory outlines The term “Agile”...
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Government IT: The year to adapt, change and collaborate

SolarWinds’ Patrick Hubbard looks forward to the year ahead for government IT professionals, and how DevOps culture could change the landscape If there is one...

AG highlights scam targeting schools with ransomware

Education establishments must take precautions against fraudsters targeting schools to install ransomware on computers
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Cyber security in healthcare: Lessons from enterprises?

Joe Kim, CTO of SolarWinds, explores the potential learning opportunities from business for cyber security in healthcare organisations The cyber security market is currently valued...
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Facebook and Google face EU plans to protect online privacy

The European Commission is planning to overhaul a law on consumers’ online privacy and electronic communications that will affect internet giants The European Commission has...
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Challenges for digital government: Still a long way to go

Daniel Thornton at the Institute for Government highlights some of the challenges for digital government, with its complex objectives and legacies Generations of internet start-ups...
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Users come first in seamless digital public services

At the third D5 conference in South Korea, Cabinet Office Minister Chris Skidmore explained how putting users first is making digital public services better I...
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Superfast broadband rollout to benefit from extra cash

More than half a million premises could benefit from a £440m cash boost to the government’s superfast broadband rollout scheme The £440 million windfall will...
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All change for business agility

The Agile Business Consortium is helping find the most effective solutions by advancing the cause of business agility In 1994, the DSDM Consortium was formed...
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Councils fail to deliver user friendly digital housing services

Socitm has raised concerns about the usability of council digital housing services, warning many are falling short of the requirements needed
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Why study cyber security courses at Warwick University

The cyber security courses on offer at the University of Warwick are your pathway to industry-relevant skills and understanding Cyber security is not simply about...
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What IT leaders should be putting on their Christmas list

IT leaders should balance investment in innovation with cost-effectiveness on their Christmas wish list, writes Civica's director of outsourcing, Gary Bell The festive period is...
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Digital transformation is a key priority, say finance chiefs

A new report states that digital transformation in finance will be the main priority for public sector chief financial officers over the next five...
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Cloud technology: A mandate for local government

When the bottom line is all-important, cloud technology can help local government with everything from disaster recovery to shared services Local government needs to meet...
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Digital Single Market: Everyone should benefit

Businesses and consumers will benefit from the completion of the Digital Single Market, says European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip The Digital Single Market is the...
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IBM to open new cloud data centres in UK

Four new cloud data centres will be opened by tech giant IBM in the UK to keep pace with growing demand, the company has...
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A new chapter for privacy protection regulation in Europe

David Martin, Senior Legal Officer at the European Consumer Organisation, outlines what the new General Data Protection Regulation means for consumer trust On 5 May...
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Data is helping government expect the unexpected – Andy Beale at Web Summit

Data is enabling the digital transformation and helping cities and countries predict the future, UK Government CTO Andy Beale says at Web Summit A panel...
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Digital single market benefits consumers and businesses – Andrus Ansip at Web Summit

The Digital Single Market is already bringing benefits to consumers and businesses, says European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip at Web Summit 2016 Speaking to journalists...

Cyber crime statistics show we need to defeat the problem

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), takes a look at the statistics on cyber crime and how it is...

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