The current government is attempting to clamp down on Freedom of Information requests. These requests give us tools to create an open democracy. Let the government know that.
Governments making the transformation to digital are often held back by cultures, processes, and skill sets that are out of step with a citizen-centric age.
You can lead the government horse to the water of digital transformation, but how do you make the stubborn mule actually drink? Lessons on resistance culture and user adoption.
Digital is the Trojan Horse for making transformation in government a thing of beauty rather than lipstick on a pig. Think design!
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.
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.
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.