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The problem with business cases for digital transformation programmes in government This article is sponsored by:

Think tank, Institute for Government, recently released an interesting report that looks at the process by which digital transformation projects are approved and managed. And how it’s essentially ineffective.

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Budget 2018 - Chancellor announces £1.6 billion additional funding for Industrial Strategy This article is sponsored by:

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, took to the House of Commons today to announce the details of his Autumn Budget. There are some interesting technology investments being announced, but it didn’t dominate a theme.

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‘Police forces’ investment in and adoption of new technology is complete and utter mess’, say MPs This article is sponsored by:

MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee heard that forces are failing in the adoption of technology not because of funding, but because of a lack of coordination and leadership.

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US Senators introduce ‘AI in Government Act’ to help federal government better understand the technology’s potential This article is sponsored by:

The bipartisan bill, if passed, will see the federal government in the US establish an advisory board to address AI policy for executive agencies.

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Health Secretary launches open standards and cloud first strategy for NHS - vendors that don’t comply will be phased out This article is sponsored by:

Matt Hancock is taking a leaf out of the GDS handbook and appears to be ready to ruffle some feathers with a new NHS technology strategy that focuses on open standards, a move to the cloud and interoperability.

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Local Government Association bemoans Whitehall’s “fragmented and disjointed” approach to digital This article is sponsored by:

The progress of digital government and the effectiveness of GDS is being investigated by MPs. In written evidence, the Local Government Association throws a number of criticisms at the approach to digital in Whitehall.

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‘No deal, no Netflix’ headlines a stretch - but there are real concerns for digital economy in latest Brexit notices This article is sponsored by:

The no-deal, no Netflix or Spotify stole the headlines this weekend, as Brexit negotiations continue to remain in deadlock. However, beyond the hysteria of no streaming, there are some serious considerations to take away for the digital economy from the government’s latest notices.

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Critical week for Brexit as negotiations reach deadlock - here’s what we know This article is sponsored by:

Sources have warned that the Brexit negotiations have hit a “real problem” as the EU seeks reassurance over a hard border in Ireland. MPs have previously warned that technology will not be a silver bullet.

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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on the hunt for digital and technology chiefs This article is sponsored by:

The Department states that has recently concluded a major programme of work to move to a cloud model, but needs new digital and technology chiefs to continue to drive change.

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Tony Blair criticises Theresa May’s government for not prioritising digital agenda This article is sponsored by:

The former Labour Prime Minister, who led the government between 1997 and 2007, speaks out about the distraction of Brexit and how digital government should prioritise bringing policy makers together with tech industry.

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