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Social care leaders must consider identity and authentication issues as online services set to grow

Local authority social care departments have been advised to start making plans about how they will identify and authenticate users and providers of o...

How ambitious LAs could save 40% of their budget

A new report from Nesta, entitled Connected Councils, details how councils can use digital technology to deliver improved services whilst saving money...

VIDEO: Mark Rogers CEO Birmingham City Council on the digital opportunity

Mark Rogers, Chief Executive and Director of Economy at Birmingham City Council, talks to Ather Abbas, Director of Boilerhouse Media on the digital op...

The simplification of financial systems – considerations for local councils looking to make changes in 2016

Clackmannanshire Council simplified its finance architecture in 2015, replacing its ageing technology and re-engineering the way staff and systems wor...

The digital skills gap in government

The National Audit Office's report uncovers misconceptions about the role and significance of digital transformation and ongoing problems regarding th...

What can we learn from New Zealand’s digital future report?

Digital transformation doesn't need to intimidate with jargon, but should be seen as a way to empower public sector management and, ultimately, improv...

8 characteristics of a successful public sector CIO

72% in the public sector say the use of cloud technology could benefit their organisation yet only 3% identified their CIO as the individual driving t...

CSR: delivering on the digital transformation agenda

What obstacles do local councils face as digital transformation continues to prove crucial under austerity?

Senior public sector workers must embrace emerging technology

Could a top down approach towards new technologies be key to improving staff and budget efficiency?

Don’t let fear drive your digital-first customer engagement strategy

Are private sector data breaches justifying the government's resistance to digitising online services?

CIOs: challenge the IT status quo if you want your leader’s ear

Public sector CIOs need to champion new ways of working if they are to enable their organisations to bridge the gap between digital opportunities and...