Bridging the digital skills gap in the UK public sector

Tackling the issue of the digital skills gap in the public sector can be tricky, especially given the cost to UK businesses says Mahmood Chaudhri

A breach of trust for local authorities?

In August, privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch revealed that local authorities recorded 4,236 data breaches over a three year period. GT asks whether the data we submit is really secure?

The commercial services that are saving money

Government Technology takes a look at the Crown Commercial Service Non-Medical Non-Clinical framework agreement

Discovering the department of you

Phil Gibson discusses the previous progress of the PSNGB and Innopsis’ plans to further facilitate safe information sharing for more efficient and effective public services

Working with small suppliers is good for the public sector

John Allen, national chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses, questions what do we really mean when we talk about working with SMEs?

Improving the way that we buy goods and services

The government has released its latest set of guidance papers for suppliers who supply goods or services to the public sector via the Crown Commercial Service

How to get insight from public sector content

Doug Miles, Chief Analyst for AIIM, the global community of information management professionals, discusses how the public sector can make sense of the ever-increasing volumes of content that finds its way into public sector departments

The next five years for g-cloud?

With a new government soon to form, Andrew Maybin, managing director of digital infrastructure and web hosting firm Tibus, looks ahead to what the next five years might hold for G-Cloud and cloud computing in the public sector

Time to ‘turbo-charge’ digital transformation in local government

As the Socitm Better connected 2015 survey and report is published and digital local government becomes an issue in the general election campaigns, the debate has moved on, at last, from ‘why local digital’ to ‘how local digital’, writes Vicky Sargent

Successful customer contact operations

Every public service organisation is looking to reduce costs but not all realise the opportunity to improve the customer experience at the same time. Paul Smedley, chair and founder of the Forum advocates that organisations look at the whole customer journey

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