The Government Digital Service team come into work today without its most public face, Mike Bracken, in situ and a continuing lack of public clarity about the shape of things to come for UK digital government.
Safe Harbor suddenly doesn’t look in safe hands after a European judge published a legal opinion that could have major implications for the US cloud industry – and for Europe’s pace of cloud adoption.
The Open Data Institute has warned the government that open data and FOIs aren’t the same thing, as the Cabinet Office makes moves to clamp down on Freedom of Information requests.
The innocent have plenty to fear from machine-based decision-making, despite what politicians and legislators might claim. Chris Middleton snoops on the rise of the snooper in the final part of the Digital Dystopia series.
In Part 2 of this personal report on a dangerous rise of automation and machine-based decision-making, Chris Middleton shares a horrifying vision of the present.
Early last week the government said it wanted open data to “go viral”. It then announced a potential clampdown on FOIs. It’s not taking this seriously.
Minister Matthew Hancock talks a big game on open data, but there will be cultural hurdles to overcome in Whitehall.
Progress has been made on the digital transformation of government services in the UK, but there’s a way to go yet and ultimately it’s a political decision.
The Major Projects Authority has given the NHS’s care.data programme a red rating – and its failure should serve as a reminder for challenges facing government-as-a-platform.
A setting out of the stall of Matt Hancock, the new Minister for the Cabinet Office. Is it business as usual for UK government digital transformation?
Europe’s chasing a Digital Single Market, but even by the standards of its own benchmarking, that’s a hell of a long way off becoming a reality.
Gartner’s picked out ten top tech trends for government decision makers to focus on. Do you agree with them?
Resistance to change has often been an allegation levelled at the civil service, but it’s one that could prove fatal to digital transformation ambitions.