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.

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,...
construction

Smarter Printing for Construction

Recent months have seen a recovery but as construction businesses emerge from the downturn, many are uncertain what approach to take to printing. Construction companies...

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...

Supporting the data agenda

Iain Rolfe, Assistant Director with the Public Data Group (PDG), at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills gives an overview of how the PDG...
digital society

From a digital market to a digital society

Constanze Krehl, MEP at the European Parliament discusses the importance of building a digital society, and what it could mean for Europe The European Commission...
digital europe

Strengthening Europe’s digital economy

Gerard de Graaf, Director – ‘Digital Economy and Coordination’ Communications Networks at the European Commission explains the importance of closing the ICT skills gap Digital technology,...
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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