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LOTI launch - New cross-borough London initiative puts the emphasis on citizen-focused digital services This article is sponsored by:

Forging effective collaboration might be a challenge but it’s the best way to deliver innovation in local government across London.

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Interview - GDS Director Stephen Foreshew-Cain on what keeps him up at night This article is sponsored by:

Stephen Foreshew-Cain took time to sit down with us at Sprint 16 to discuss the changing role of the Government Digital Service in Whitehall.

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Sprint 16 - Cabinet Office Minister explains how Whitehall will create a ‘gov tech market’ This article is sponsored by:

Matthew Hancock took to the stage at GDS’s annual event, Sprint 16, to talk about his key priorities for digital transformation in Whitehall.

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Sprint 16 - All eyes on the Government Digital Service’s new guard This article is sponsored by:

The Government Digital Service’s new leaders will take the stage this week at the annual Sprint event to explain the next stage of digital transformation in government.

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GDS chief says UK gov is big enough to “dictate” to vendors about its needs This article is sponsored by:

Iain Patterson, CEO of the all important Common Technology Services within GDS, said this week that the government needs to have a grown up conversation with the vendor community.

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Oracle beefs up in-country cloud for the UK in an un-Safe Harbor world This article is sponsored by:

As Safe Harbor II fails to materialize on schedule, Oracle's made a timely announcement about expanding in-country cloud services in the UK.

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Meet the digital team challenging the status quo at Buckinghamshire County Council This article is sponsored by:

Buckinghamshire County Council’s digital team - headed up by Matthew Cain - proves that it’s not all doom and gloom in local government. Good stuff is happening.

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Scotland's digital plan to move from "fragile to agile" economy - credible or (bag)pipe dream? This article is sponsored by:

Scotland's got grand plans to use digital to boost GDP by £13 billion, but is the foundation in place to make that more than another case of 'think of a number'?

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Relying on contractors for digital transformation - who would actually want to be a Civil Servant? This article is sponsored by:

A report by the National Audit Office this week highlights how the UK government is increasingly using contractors for IT and digital work. Is this sustainable?

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US Government wants to simplify how it buys software - but bigger challenges lie ahead… This article is sponsored by:

The Federal government in the USA is making moves to simplify and consolidate its software procurement. But if the UK is anything to go by, bigger challenges lie ahead.

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NHS data project ‘late, over-budget and doesn’t deliver’ - sound familiar? This article is sponsored by:

The UK government has been lambasted once again by an influential committee for failing to properly deliver an NHS IT project. It serves as a timely reminder for 2016.

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