Expert Dr Topol was asked by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to carry out an independent review of a digital future for the NHS, with a strong focus on AI.
The Crown Commercial Service manages public procurement policy and delivery on behalf of the UK government, where it has saved billions of pounds in recent years.
A report by the influential Public Accounts Committee has said that local authority finances continue to deteriorate. Whilst not specifically a ‘digital’ problem, the context is important.
The Institute for Government has published an interesting report with data that gives us some insight into the impact Brexit is having on areas such as digital, Civil Service turnover and delivery of major projects.
Laura Whyte, former HR Director at John Lewis, carried out an independent review of what it’s like to work in HMRC. Some of the results are concerning, particularly how HMRC uses data to understand the experience of its people.
With Government austerity still very much the order of the day in Local Government circles, finding a local authority CIO planning expansion of services to help vulnerable citizens is something of a rarity, but it seems a move to Nutanix is helping with both cost savings – carbon footprint and real estate – and more powerful resources.
CIO David Walliker explains how Alfresco Process Services software provides an open platform for change at the NHS Trust.
Giles Derrington, Head of Policy: Brexit, International and Economics, techUK, tells the Science and Technology Committee that data held here in the case of a no deal scenario could be held illegally.
Local Government councils coming together to share IT is increasingly common - and here is a story of how one member of just such a Partnership, the coming together of Surrey, and East Sussex County Councils with Brighton and Hove City Council as the Orbis Partnership, has taken the plunge into the world of hyperconverged architectures with Nutanix.
Government which tech projects to receive share of £2 million funding - from digital dairy farming to SME productivity
A separate funding competition has also been announced, which will allow businesses, local authorities and academia to test rolling out productivity-boosting technology.
Government invests £100m in new cyber security R&D and launches fund to drive diversity across the industry
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has also announced funding to help improve diversity across the cyber security sector.
Minister for Implementation talks up private and public sector partnerships to improve service delivery
Oliver Dowden announced the latest five challenges that form part of the GovTech Catalyst programme, which aims to encourage the private sector to solve public sector problems.
The EU has reached an agreement on a revised directive that will facilitate the availability and re-use of public sector data - market estimated to be worth €194 billion by 2030.