£1bn deal to end poor rural mobile coverage agreed

Ministers and mobile network operators are set to sign a £1 billion deal to make poor rural phone coverage a thing of the past.

Councils turn to AI to achieve £195 million savings

Councils across the country are expecting to save £195 million this year by introducing artificial intelligence technology techniques.

954 fax machines remain in use across public sector

At least 954 fax machines remain in use across local councils, police forces, universities and fire services.

Specialist cyber force to be launched

The National Cyber Force, which will target hostile states and terror groups, is due to be launched later in the spring.

Met boss blasts ’inaccurate’ facial recognition critics

Cressida Dick has again defended the use of facial recognition technology by the police, saying that critics of its use are ‘ill-informed’.

Streamlined social care for Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council has streamlined social care with the implementation of prepaid cards to supply funds for adult and children’s social care

Automation and the rebirth of local government services

Oliver Cook looks at the way government is adopting robotics and automation, as well as the opportunities the technology will provide

Why smart cities require WAN data acceleration

David Trossell explores why smart cities require WAN data acceleration and how it can prevent smart cities from being held back by latency

London’s tech - the rise of the smart borough

London is one of the most digitally advanced cities in the world. But whilst the private sector booms, what about London’s public services?

User-driven processes for digital integration

Building the perfect healthcare data-sharing platform means helping clinicians to build the perfect system for patients. Saduf Ali-Drakesmith explains why