Several large local councils have been making significant cutbacks to their IT teams, with some reducing the number of in-house staff by up to 90 per cent, a series of freedom of information requests have revealed.

NHS Somerset has launched a new touch screen mobile health monitor to help improve the quality of life of its patients.

Francis Maude told an international gathering in Brazil how he wants to collaborate with other governments to drive the ‘Open Data’ agenda internationally.

Schoolchildren in Leeds are the first to get their hands on production models of the bare-bones Raspberry Pi computer.

Findings from the latest Information Security Breaches Survey (ISBS) report from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) show UK businesses have been slow to react to the security risks created by the use of emerging technologies like smartphones, tablets and social networking.

The Royal Courts (RCJ) of Justice’s £12.5m eWorking system, which was supposed to improve the flow of information from court users across the RCJ by enabling them to submit files electronically, has been axed after months of poor implementation and low user uptake.

A flexible-working pilot by O2, which saw most of the headquarters’ staff stay away from the office, has been branded an ‘astonishing success’ by the company.

Chancellor George Osborne was in London’s Tech City to open the new Google Campus, which is now officially the largest purpose built space for startups in Europe.

Cambridgeshire county council is to launch a bring your own device (BYOD) pilot, which will allow 50 employees to access corporate resources on their own devices.

Ministers have announced a variety of innovative projects designed to increase volunteering and charitable donations through technology

The Cabinet Office and Oracle have signed a new deal that will deliver millions in savings by 2015, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has announced.

George Osborne has announced a larger-than-expected cut in corporation tax to 22p over the next three years, in a budget which he said would help the country "earn its way in the world".

Hampshire and Oxfordshire county councils are planning an ICT partnership that would see them supporting each other in the use of different systems.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is to spend up to £350m to help develop a new desktop ICT infrastructure to benefit its world offices.

Government IT contracts will be broken down to enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to win more business from government, it has been announced

The Isle of Man (IoM) government has completed its transition to a hybrid cloud system, which will deliver savings of approximately £250,000 a year.