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89 per cent of council websites make transition to mobile

According to the latest survey released by Better Connected, 89 per cent of council websites now present a responsive or mobile site when accessed from a smartphone.

Virtual permits to tackle parking fraud

Aberdeen City Council is developing a new parking system which uses virtual permits to tackle fraudulent usage.

Data still being locked away, experts report

Open data leaders are stalling, and even backsliding in their delivery of open data, the Open Data Barometer says.

Relationship between tech and loneliness explored

A new report by Internet of Things UK has argued that digital technologies can help tackle social isolation and loneliness.

techUK launches digital manifesto

techUK has launched its 2017 manifesto that will help the next government create a modern and dynamic digital economy that works for everyone.

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Data protection: a necessity not a choice

With local authorities moving towards smarter services, Big Brother Watch looks at the importance of local authority data security.

Tapping into talent in the communications industry

Government Business looks at the new Communications Services framework in more detail

Social media - the present of public communications

Government Business looks at the importance of public sector communications and how best to implement a strategic digital approach

Can we make planning more transparent?

Future Cities Catapult’s Stefan Webb explains why developing technology is key to increasing transparency in the planning sector

Blast into the future of data centres

Data Centre World will discuss everything from power and energy efficiency to data centre routing and switching. GB previews the show